I've written before that "The Franchise" is not really a show for Giants fans. In theory, it's a way for Major League Baseball to introduce some of the game's personalities to a broader audience at a time when they're finding it difficult to market most of their players. In its basic conception, ... More >>
Pablo! I have hitting tips for you! Giants confirm star players leave team hotel due to fear of ghosts after having "some experience" there last year. Juxtapose the words "baseball" and "ghosts" and most people will probably think of Kevin Costner building a diamond in his corn field and the spec ... More >>
A cold-seller locally. How cold? How about zero Kelvin?On a recent trip to the T.J. Maxx in SOMA -- which is kind of like going to Ross except random lunatics haven't ripped and stained all the merchandise and randomly strewn it about -- I stumbled into an aisle that could only be called "The Jer ... More >>
Peter JamisonParking Lot of DreamsThe above photo was snapped at 8:18 a.m. this morning -- the San Francisco Giants' opening day. As you can see, the parking lots behind AT&T Park were filling up early. While the workaday world was still reading the newspaper (!) over its cereal or crowding int ... More >>
Bernie Mac needs three more hits. He won't likely find one here.
Twelve sports films in two days
Your own private Caddyshack
Or, why we love Barry Bonds, even when he's a royal Jerk
Why are 74 old-timers -- players who helped create the multibillion-dollar business called Major League Baseball -- still without pensions?