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New York Yankees

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Baseball 2014: Jeter, A-Rod, Oprah, and a Giants-Dodgers Dogfight

    This is just too easy. Can of corn. It's like, some of this stuff, I can just pluck right out of last year's column. As baseball season kicks off tonight, here are my predictions for 2014:

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Giants Must Channel the Comeback Spirit of 1921

    It's not looking good."The Giants are on the verge of elimination," wrote the Contra Costa Times' Alex Pavlovic. "They are going, going, going ... and they probably aren't coming back," mused the Merc's Tim Kawakami. "Doomsday Tuesday," proclaimed the Chron's Scott Ostler.Indeed, down 0-2, with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Melky Cabrera: Shattering Narratives Like It's 2008

    The alleged revaluation, first reported by the New York Daily News over the weekend, that Melky Cabrera's associates attempted to create a fake website for a fake supplement to help him maneuver around a 50-game steroid suspension has jolted San Francisco's sports media into anger. The Chronicle's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Giants Facebook Page Hacked, Calls Chick-fil-A President "Asshole"

    We can only imagine how delighted San Franciscans were yesterday when they learned their hometown baseball team had weighed in on the whole Chick-fil-A flap with this pointed post:Although we wouldn't put it past the Giants to pop off in defense of gays, this Facebook message, which, by the way got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    2013 World Baseball Classic to Call AT&T Park Home

    It's official. San Francisco will host the semifinals of the 2013 World Baseball Classic, calling AT&T Park home for the first time when more than two dozen teams from around the globe compete against each other next spring.This marks the third anniversary of the international baseball tournamen ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    What Do You Do If Your Kid Doesn't Like Kiss?

    Parents are continually influencing various aspects of their child's character development. You know, important things, like the growth of social competence and self-esteem, as well as how frequently a kid says "please" and "thank you," and doesn't hang up on telemarketers. Then there's the slightly ... More >>

  • Film

    September 21, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    The Franchise Recap: The Boys Are Back

    AuntJuli/Flickr​Last night, Showtime aired the first installment of The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants, a look inside the lives and clubhouse of our defending World Series champions. The 30-minute premiere acted as preview for the series, which doesn't technically start until Ju ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 23, 2011
  • Music

    January 5, 2011

    A Postcard from the Future

    Or, how 2011 was the year everything changed in music.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Giants' Run-Scoring -- Or Lack Thereof -- Benefits Schools

    You don't need runs to win...​The San Francisco Giants -- a team whose inability to score runs lead to the popular comparison of the squad's play to torture -- improbably managed to win the World Series. That said, establishing an educational fund based on how many runs this team scored -- that, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    World Series: San Francisco Politicos Collect Texas Bets

    Arlington Mayor Dr. Robert Cluck will require an XL jersey​BART riders spotting a man decked out in ill-fitting Giants gear, handing out treats, and serenading them with local ditties need not be alarmed. It's just Gary Thomas, the executive director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit, paying off his Wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Padres Fans' Tortured Memories

    We all have something to hide...​As the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres face off in Game 2 of The Big Series tonight, one could be excused for confusing the M.O. of the two teams. Both feature pitching that ranges from above average to stellar and, on the offensive side, a lineup full of ... More >>

  • News

    May 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Dallas Braden's Perfect Game Is Perfect Story: Sweetness and Schadenfreude

    ​Yesterday, Oakland Athletics starter Dallas Braden tossed a perfect game -- retiring every opposing batter and allowing nary a one to reach first base. For the non-sports fans out there this, to borrow Vice President Joe Biden's lexicon, is a big fu**ing deal. In many ways, Braden's perfect game ... More >>

  • News

    April 28, 2010

    The Happiest Hours

    We do the legwork to find you 30 of the most satisfying places to sip and snack.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Giants Allow One Hit, Lose: A Historically Frustrating Day for Jonathan Sanchez

    Tough luck, kid. But you've got company...​Jonathan Sanchez' mother told him there'd be days like this. For the first time in the 52-year history of the San Francisco Giants, the team allowed one, stinkin' hit -- and lost the game. The team dropped a 1-0 contest last night at San Diego. Sanchez st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    The Case For Barry Zito

    Barry Zito is a lot better than you think. Of course, that statement is relative. ​My old pal Randy Shaw at BeyondChron and your humble narrator will never be confused for blood brothers -- but we are both U.C. Berkeley alums and longtime San Francisco Giants supporters who have suffered mightily ... More >>

  • News

    November 28, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2007
  • News

    April 25, 2007

    Yankin' Our Chains

    A list of the aliases N.Y. Yankees players use at their hotel when they come to town

  • Dining

    November 1, 2006

    Stand-Up Double

    We prefer the Italian to the steak at this glamorous Italian chophouse

  • News

    September 27, 2006

    The Chron Behind Bars

    A judge has ordered two Chronicle reporters to serve time unless they divulge their source on Bonds' steroid use. Do you think they should be made to spill the beans?

  • Music

    June 21, 2006

    Lansing-Dreiden

    The Dividing Island

  • Film

    May 10, 2006

    Unamerican Dream

    Goal! follows an immigrant's pursuit of a European fantasy

  • News

    July 6, 2005

    Say-It-Ain't-So Joe

    Why does Joe Morgan -- the best second baseman in history and a prominent TV broadcaster -- hate Moneyball? And Billy Beane and his Oakland A's? And you, too, if you think the statistical revolution that's overwhelmed Major League Baseball has any

  • Culture

    January 5, 2005

    Encore

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    December 29, 2004

    Encore

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    December 22, 2004

    Bring Us In

    True controversy, moral conundrums, and naked penises return to Broadway

  • Music

    October 13, 2004

    BeatBox

    Buck 65 is not a rapper, or is he? MCs Azeem and Nac One pull a double CD-release.

  • Music

    October 6, 2004

    A Portrait of Hope

    On the eve of the A's big loss, we learn why the Oakland team is to baseball as indie rock is to mainstream music

  • Film

    September 15, 2004

    Shallow Pop

    Bernie Mac needs three more hits. He won't likely find one here.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 19, 2004

    Best Chronicle Tag-Team

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 19, 2004

    Best Rookie

    Bobby Crosby

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2003

    Aloha, Yay!

    Party like the islanders in S.F.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003

    Best General Manager

    Billy Beane, Oakland A's

  • Dining

    May 7, 2003

    Habana Good Time

    Is it the real Cuban soup or merely the Nuevo Latino? Who cares, if it's good!

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 15, 2002
  • Dining

    January 2, 2002

    You Shouldn't Go Hungry

    East Coast West Delicatessen

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 23, 2001
  • News

    November 1, 2000

    Fear, Loathing, and Non Sequiturs at Chico State

    Or, how humanoids, hemp, and Ralph Nader will save us from Propositions I, L, and M

  • News

    May 5, 1999

    The Fandom Menace

    Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. $300 action figures. The new Star Wars isn't just a movie. It's a force that's with us.

  • Calendar

    December 23, 1998
  • Music

    December 2, 1998

    A Cut Above

    It took a move from New York for Vinroc to become a world champion DJ

  • News

    April 15, 1998

    Baseball's Orphans

    Why are 74 old-timers -- players who helped create the multibillion-dollar business called Major League Baseball -- still without pensions?

  • News

    June 19, 1996

    Masked Marvel

    Bullpen Coach Carlos Alfonso could be the hardest-working, and least prominent, San Francisco Giant

  • News

    May 1, 1996

    Hook, Line, & Stinker

    Everyone loves the 49ers. But even love has its limits. Are taxpayers willing to subsidize millionaire owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.'s dreams of a new stadium when economists say it's a bad deal

  • News

    March 1, 1995
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