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    May 24, 2013

    Bay to Breakers Shirts Unloaded at Los Angeles Sports Paraphernalia Website

    Regardless of one's thoughts on open-air drinking, urinating, running, and no-backpack-having, the Bay to Breakers is a San Francisco institution. For more than a century, a malleable ratio of actual runners and drunks have hoofed it from San Francisco Bay to San Francisco's Ocean Beach. So it' ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    NHL Lockout Ends: San Francisco Bulls Already Feeling the Effect

    In hockey terminology, "freezing the puck" is defined as "to cover up or immobilize the puck to force a stoppage in play." That, in essence, was the state of NHL hockey for the past four months, as the second lockout in just eight years melted away nearly half of the season. With the abrupt curtailm ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012
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    August 10, 2012

    SF Bulls to Host National Anthem Tryouts

    If the Fourth of July didn't fulfill your patriotic quota for the summer, you're in luck: The San Francisco Bulls professional hockey team is looking for someone to sing the national anthem, and we'll get to watch the selection process.On Saturday, Aug. 18, all wannabe Christina Aguileras will come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    San Jose Sharks and San Francisco Bulls Seal Affiliate Deal

    In late June, San Francisco Bulls president and coach Pat Curcio said he wanted his fledgling hockey team to be a minor league affiliate of the San Jose Sharks even if it took a whole season -- or two. It didn't even take a whole month. The teams today announced a deal, meaning the Cow Palace-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    San Francisco Bulls: Hockey Team Inks First Player; Affiliation With Sharks Remains Elusive

    Unless you're within the devoted cadre of Slovakian hockey aficionados, you probably don't know much about Peter Sivak. You've probably heard of the San Jose Sharks, however. They're the guys with the teal uniforms who fly onto the rink via an oversize shark head and through a mist of dry ice. Well, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Cupcake Wars: The Problem With a Cupcake Show Is That It's a Cupcake Show

    Each week, we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with food TV. This week, Cupcake Wars, an hour-long show about one thing, over and over, until death comes, Sundays at 8 p.m. on the Food Network. Cupcake Wars has been on the air just two years, but they're already finishing up their fif ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011
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    December 22, 2010

    How S.F. Fared on Last Night's Cupcake Wars

    Food NetworkThe home team: Brandon Arnovick of Mission Minis.​Having to watch Cupcake Wars made me roll my eyes as much as when my date last night said that he was noticing that cupcakes were a big deal. Ugh, please: That is so 2000 and late. The trend is as over as the FroYo yo-yo. Basical ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010
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    September 17, 2010

    Dominant Legs Channels the Tracy Chapman Within

    ​Ryan Lynch, sometime guitarist of Girls and Magic Bullets, brings his budding Dominant Legs project to Amnesia this Sunday. With the help of fellow Bay Area native Hannah Hunt, Lynch makes summery ditties about being young -- at love and life, per the title of their debut EP -- with an undertone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    United Football League Fashion Show!

    Jon Dion OwensIs it really better to look good than to feel good? ​There is no old-timers day in modeling. Twiggy and Cheryl Tiegs do not prance down the catwalk after the cruel standards of their industry deem them old and unsuitable. There is an old-timers day, however, for the men who model foo ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    The Worst First Pitches of All Time

    Karen Peterson served as a schoolteacher in nearby Woodside for many a year. Her name did not become known nationally. Prior to Saturday's San Francisco Giants game, she threw what may be the worst ceremonial first pitch in the history of humanity. And now you know who she is. Welcome to the Interne ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010

    Winnie Phan, 17, Outpitches Hockey Star Dany Heatley at Giants Game

    Seventeen-year-old do-gooder Winnie Phan is well on her way to becoming the next Internet meme -- and she didn't even have to beat the shit out of a fellow bus passenger or generally behave crazy to do it.  No, she just had to do what she's always done: Succeed. The photogenic 17-year-old from ... More >>

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