Earlier this month, Andre Ward noted that he would be rooting for Roberto Guerrero in his May 4 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. This made sense. Ward and Guerrero are fellow East Bay natives. They've known each other since their days on the amateur circuit. "I'm a support my guy because I came ... More >>
Kool A.D. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013Elbo RoomBetter than: Never seeing anyone from Das Racist ever again.It's 12:30 a.m., and Kool A.D. is perched stage right, casually hanging out, while his DJ spins some records. "Can we get one more bucket of free beer for the green room?" he calls to the bar at the ... More >>
In February 2011, Nonito Donaire knocked out Fernando Montiel with a second round left hook. The impressive performance sent Donaire, who lives in San Leandro, shooting up the pound-for-pound ranking lists, with some boxing observers naming him the third best figher in the world, behind Manny Pacqui ... More >>
It's the kind of pain that makes you want to spike a beer bottle into the street and shout "Fuuuck!" into the sky. What happened to Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night sent men and women into shock, into rage, into despair, into tears -- brought them to their knees. In most sports, your favorite team ... More >>
The first five rounds of Nonito Donaire's fight against Toshiaki Nishioka Saturday night looked very familiar. We'd already seen this same episode three straight times: Donaire's opponents playing it conservatively, backing up and surviving, right hand high and unmoving to guard against the Filipin ... More >>
Because comparisons are an inescapable trait of sports fandom, Amir Khan was supposed to be The Next Manny Pacquiao. This was around a year ago. He was fearless, willing to take two blows to give three. He could attack with speed and punch with power. His fights were consistently thrilling. Even his ... More >>
Like with every big happening in the world these days, Matt Cain's perfect game -- the first in Giants history -- sent Twitter into an immediate and homogenous flutter. The magnitude of which we haven't seen since ... Manny Pacquiao dominated got screwed by corrupt/blind judges against Tim Bradley o ... More >>
She's been called the female Manny Pacquiao. But can Ana Julaton make people care about women's boxing?
Check out the 100-ounce "beer towers" at Gerry's.
Rex NavarretePunchline Comedy ClubDecember 6, 2008Notes by Janine KahnBetter than: Your relatives in Daly City. And twice as funny.Stream: Audio clips from the Rex Navarrete show I caught last year.Filipinos always laugh the loudest at a Rex Navarrete show. There's just no way around it. Though the ... More >>
Weekend wrap-up by Janine KahnHappy Monday, ASD nation. As usual, our weekend was all kinds of awesome and we're going to tell you all about it. Friday was opening night for Dark Room director Jim Fourniadis' "Star Wars: Live on Stage." We were skeptical that anything good could come out of a $100 s ... More >>