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    March 26, 2014

    5 Things You Can Expect From the Giants This Season

    While spring hopes eternal for 30 clubs until a pitch is thrown in earnest, only five in each league will make it to October. Look for the San Francisco Giants to be one of those teams. Here's a few things to consider when Bruce Bochy's men open the 2014 season Monday night in Arizona, Madison B ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014
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    September 23, 2013

    Win a Chance to Nosh on Sergio Romo's "It Only Tastes Illegal" Chocolate Flavor Ice Cream

    Tonight, Three Twins ice cream is launching the long-awaited new Mexican Chocolate flavor inspired by Giants' pitcher Sergio Romo, who's made his share of statements, both fashionably and politically, over immigration reform. Last year, at the World Series parade, Romo caught his fair share of att ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Giants Ace Sergio Romo to Pitch Latino Heath Advocacy

    San Francisco Giants closer Sergio Romo's favorite exclamation is "that's what's up." It's a fairly open-ended expression. But, at this very moment, "what's up" is that Romo will be on hand this morning to talk about important health issues affecting Latinos at the Castro-Mission Health Center. The ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013
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    December 31, 2012

    Top 12 Moments of The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance

    With the New Year just hours away, we can finally say it without fear of a buzzer-beating jinx: 2012 marks The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance. These things tend to come in cycles. The Bay's Age of Terrible Sports was a long, cold winter. Game Six in '02 was the first snow, and the blizzar ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012

    Tim Lincecum Freaks Out Gavin Newsom's Kid

    Sergio Romo may look illegal. But, according to Montana Newsom, Tim Lincecum looks terrifying. The above image is making the rounds on the Internet. But it would seem none of the non-local rags have hit upon the possible rationale behind the former mayoral daughter's angst. Two words: Buster Posey.S ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    World Series: After Too Damn Much Ado, Giants Crowned Kings

    Today it took the San Francisco Giants two and a half hours to roll from the Embarcadero to City Hall. And you can't blame Muni. The orange-clad fanatics began filing into Civic Center Plaza as early as 5 p.m. last night. They were rained on. They subsisted on snack crackers and Slim Jims. These are ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    World Series: Everything We Ever Wanted -- And More

    Sergio Romo's slider frisbeed into Buster Posey's mitt for strike three. Sit down, Triple Crown -- and everyone was dancing on top of the tables. A Caltrain engineer leaned hard on his horn and the fans swarming the streets answered in kind. Thousands of orange-clad revelers descended upon Fourth an ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    World Series: Giants Celebration Continues With Parade on Halloween

    Broken bottles, used fireworks shells, stray tortillas, water balloons, and raging bonfires fueled by lawn chairs and wooden street barricades filled the intersection at Third and King streets last night. The police were chill about it for the first couple hours, watching in riot gear from half a bl ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    World Series Game 2: It's Such a Perfect Day

    Tell someone you like long walks on the beach and you'll seldom be asked to explain why. Mention you like baseball, however, and you maybe put on the spot. Well, maybe you like baseball because of days like Thursday. Game 2 of the World Series was an old-fashioned, grind-it-out pitcher's duel with t ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    Rocket Full of Posey

    In a truly amazing comeback effort, the Giants beat the Reds 6-4 today to win the National League Division Series. Down two to zero in games after leaving San Francisco, the Giants became the only team in baseball history to win 3 straight games on the road in postseason play to win it.Buster Posey' ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    The Franchise Episode Six Recap: Searching for Answers

    SD Dirk/Flickr​In conception, The Franchise is not a very complicated show -- it tells human interests stories in the context of the Giants season with a healthy dose of insider access. It's built for a large audience, and as such is at its best when it's largely positive. The Giants need to be go ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    The Franchise Recap Episode 4: Carlos Beltran Is a Giant

    Tedkerwin via flickr​Last week, I said that The Franchise had finally found the right balance between broader storylines and behind-the-scenes intrigue. It turns out that I was in the minority: many non-San Francisco reviewers, including Claire Zulkey of the AV Club, thought it was an episode tha ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Sergio Romo, Giants Pitcher, Helps Kids Kick Whooping Cough

    Whoop Whoop!​Apparently the tried-and-true forms of medical bribery -- a lollipop or a Winnie the Pooh Band-Aid -- just aren't cutting it anymore.But you know kids, these days -- they have such high expectations. Which is why the city has recruited Giants pitcher Sergio Romo to rub elbows with fiv ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    The Franchise Episode 1: Promising Rookie Looks a Little Raw

    UCinternationa​When Showtime aired a preview for The Franchise in April, the Giants were only two weeks into the MLB season and still riding high in defense of their World Series title. Back then, the show looked like a window into the lives of baseball players, rather than a rough-and-tumble vie ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    Giants Release "It Gets Better" Video

    SF Weekly first reported that the San Francisco Giants would become the first professional sports team to produce an iconic "It Gets Better" video. Today, the World Series champs released a short video aimed to curb LGBT bullying and teen suicides. The roughly 60-second clip begins with Giants pitch ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    Giants Reality TV Show, 'The Franchise,' Coming to Showtime

    In its brief existence as a genre, reality television has jumped the shark so many times, and in so many different ways, that they're scarcely worth mentioning. (Okay, okay: Our personal favorite was "The Littlest Groom," which aired only twice before Fox pulled the plug.) But if ever there was a gr ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Giants To Be Honored -- By Congress?

    Sadly, the Congressional bill congratulating the Giants does not make mention of 'The Machine'​Congressional Bill: "Whereas the rest of the country learned to 'fear the beard'" Rep. Nancy Pelosi -- you've heard of her -- yesterday introduced a Congressional bill "Congratulating the San Francisco G ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    San Francisco Giants To Get Second Victory Parade -- In San Jose

    Alan EskenaziAre Aubrey Huff -- and his beer and Rally Thong -- headed to San Jose's festivities? ​For members of the San Francisco Giants hoping to spend their $318,000 World Series bonuses -- do you know the way to San Jose? The team -- collectively, the entire team -- will serve as the honorary ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Giants-Phillies Series Coming To San Francisco Knotted Up

    Is the Mike Fontenot era over already? ​Baseball can be a spectacularly unfair game, but Sunday night's contest wasn't. When your defensive replacements make errors, you lose the game. When you make a strategic decision to load the bases to pitch to a struggling batter -- and he caroms one off the ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Will Underdog Card Be Giants' Trump?

    ​Serious men and women self-applying the term baseball expert -- whose asses aren't affixed to bar stools -- have, near unanimously, counted the Giants out. You can tell a living, breathing "expert" to get stuffed -- but computers don't have feelings. And even computers are siding against the Gian ... More >>

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