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Scott Ostler

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Super Bowl XLVII: Damn It.

    Super Bowl weekend is not yet an official national holiday, so at some point this morning, the great majority of San Francisco adults had to toss off the covers, grit through the behind-the-eyes headache, pull on some pants, and step into a cold, cold world. This week, we will hear lots of calls fo ... More >>

  • News

    January 30, 2013
  • 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 23, 2012

    Bill Lee: 65-Year-Old Pitcher to Start in Ballpark Where 50-Year-Old Boxed

    Perhaps Ponce de Leon chose the wrong coast to search for the Fountain of Youth. Based on the sporting exploits emanating from the North Bay, it seems the fountain may be trickling through the drinking fountains at San Rafael's Albert Field. A delightful Scott Ostler column in today's Chronicle note ... 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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Lefty O'Doul's Arm To Be Reattached Today

    The real Lefty, with his lefty intact...‚ÄčThe combination of sports, drunkenness, a piano bar, and a mannequin was apparently too much for several bar patrons at Lefty O'Doul's three years back. They wrenched off Lefty's lefty, and scampered off into the San Francisco night. The Chronicle's Scott O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    D'Oh! Scott Ostler Good at Column-Writing, Bad at Math

    Michael Macor/ChronicleBoth Chronicle columnist Scott Ostler and your humble narrator would be embarrassed if I admitted how old I was when I began reading his column. And while he's proven to have the ability to crank 'em out of the park editorially, it seems like Ostler is still in Spring Training ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2005

    Offensive Line

    Numbers guy and Stanford MBA Paraag Marathe has become a scapegoat for the 49ers' failure, but he's really the future of the NFL

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003
  • News

    January 17, 2001

    Dog Bites

    A cannabis club in the Fangxaminer building. This could explain a lot.

  • News

    July 5, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Logan Five! Identify!; And the Winner Is ...

  • News

    June 28, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Caen and Less Than Able

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Dog Bites

    IKEA, Party of Five, heavenly coffee, and bumpin' Bernal Heights bus shelters

  • News

    February 2, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Golden handshakes, cat scans and tree controversy

  • Dining

    September 15, 1999

    Side Dish

    Calling In Sick

  • News

    September 8, 1999

    A Chance for Respect?

    How to tell whether the San Francisco Chronicle is becoming a great newspaper, or another nondescript Hearst money-machine

  • Calendar

    April 7, 1999
  • News

    February 24, 1999
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    February 19, 1997
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    March 1, 1995
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