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2013 August

  1. Comic book legend Stan Lee turns Sergio Romo into a superhero

    Aug 13, 2013, 10:47 AM PDT

    See why legendary comic creator Stan Lee decided Giants closer Sergio Romo was worthy of a super hero transformation.

  2. Field of Links: Alex Smith’s red jersey won’t protect him this time around

    Aug 13, 2013, 9:28 AM PDT

    A red non-contact jersey used to protect Alex Smith from the stinging strikes of the 49ers defense. His new red Kansas City Chiefs jersey won’t have the same effects. Plus: all the most clickable links, images and GIFs for your entertainment.

  3. Red Sox players watched the A’s defeat the Jays from the crowd

    Aug 12, 2013, 3:13 PM PDT

    Why several Red Sox players were in the crowd as the A’s defeated the Blue Jays in Toronto.

  4. Did you know there’s a bowling alley inside AT&T Park?

    Aug 12, 2013, 10:01 AM PDT

    There’s a secret two-lane bowling alley inside AT&T Park. That’s not the only hidden surprise in the stadium.

  5. A case of the Mondays: AT&T Park was loopier than Outside Lands

    Aug 12, 2013, 9:01 AM PDT

    Here are the top 5 things you may have missed this weekend.

  6. When rugby champs and baseball champs collide

    Aug 9, 2013, 7:31 PM PDT

    See what happens when Rugby champs and baseball champs collide at AT&T Park. Hint: It’s worth clicking to see Pablo Sandoval punting.

  7. Josh Cribbs is looking to make sweet music with the Raiders

    Aug 9, 2013, 11:24 AM PDT

    Josh Cribbs is a many of many talents. The Raiders’ new All-Pro kick returner plays both sides of the ball and is a musician that can write, produce, edit, and rap.

  8. Field of Links: 49ers snap judgements, Giants given something to play for, A’s are the hunted

    Aug 9, 2013, 9:35 AM PDT

    It’s easy to jump to conclusions after one preseason game — but you probably shouldn’t. Bruce Bochy wisely gave the Giants something to play for. The A’s have gone from hunter to hunted. All that and the greatest collection of links, GIFs, images, and videos of the day.

  9. Throwback Thursday: 756

    Aug 8, 2013, 12:25 PM PDT

    On this week in Bay Area sports history, Bonds hit his 756th home run and was figuratively crowned as Major League Baseball’s home run king.

  10. Field of Links: Hurting for ‘Hard Knocks’ in the Bay Area

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:41 AM PDT

    HBO’s “Hard Knocks” has a way of making you care about a team that you have no rooting interest in. What would it be like to see a team you actually like involved? PLUS: All the best links, GIFs, images and nonsense of the day — including a BEAR ON A JET SKI!

  11. The 49ers will win the Super Bowl (according to computers)

    Aug 7, 2013, 2:13 PM PDT

    In 50,000 computer simulations of the 2013 NFL season, the 49ers came out Super Bowl Champions most frequently. What did the machine think of the Raiders?

  12. Betcha’ didn’t know this about baseballs

    Aug 7, 2013, 12:42 PM PDT

    Sure, you watch baseball. But do you really watch the ball as much as you think? Find out how many baseballs a Major League teams used in a game and how they are prepared.

  13. Field of Links: Bay Area’s MLB teams are leaking oil at the wrong time

    Aug 7, 2013, 10:25 AM PDT

    The Bay Area’s baseball teams may be struggling at the worst time, but the images, links, and GIFs in this post will cheer you up. Hey Look! A skateboarding mouse!

  14. A’s issues aren’t what you think

    Aug 6, 2013, 11:31 PM PDT

    The literal red flags over Cincinnati are emblematic of the home team’s historic achievements. The figurative ones signify the A’s offensive anguish.

  15. Slapstick online baseball coach visits the A’s

    Aug 6, 2013, 5:34 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics were visited by a popular online baseball coach on Tuesday. Could Coach Kent Murphy and some extra cheese dogs help the A’s snap out of their offensive slump?

  16. Video: Steph Curry’s grueling offseason workout

    Aug 6, 2013, 10:49 AM PDT

    Warriors guard Steph Curry reveals part of his special offseason training regimen.

  17. Field of Links: PED users have ‘taken a dump’ on all of us

    Aug 6, 2013, 10:18 AM PDT

    Several current and former Bay Area athletes had some strong words after MLB suspended the Biogenesis clients.

  18. Madison Bumgarner joins the Giants’ scooter-riding ranks

    Aug 5, 2013, 10:59 AM PDT

    Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner will be the latest Giants player to start riding a scooter to the ballpark. He joins Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence, Sergio Romo, and Brandon Belt in the scooter brigade.

  19. All the guys that were reportedly getting suspended — got suspended

    Aug 5, 2013, 10:27 AM PDT

    Major League Baseball has suspended several players for their involvement with the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic. Here’s the list of players that violated MLB’s performance-enhancing drug policy, and some interesting facts regarding those suspensions.

  20. A case of the Mondays: The Giants are still alive, Cruz takes a parting shot at the A’s

    Aug 5, 2013, 9:32 AM PDT

    Rays manager Joe Maddon still thinks the Giants can contend, Nelson Cruz took a parting shot at the A’s, the 49ers have too many toys, and have the Raiders found a new kicker?

  21. Jason Sudeikis has questionable coaching etiquette

    Aug 4, 2013, 1:30 PM PDT

    Comedian Jason Sudeikis reinvents himself as “Coach Lasso” in a hilarious promo for NBC Sports Network.

  22. Matt Garza loses game, lashes out at pregnant woman on Twitter

    Aug 3, 2013, 11:22 PM PDT

    Rangers starting pitcher Matt Garza lost his temper on the mound at the Oakland Coliseum. Later, he took to Twitter to voice his frustration, attacking A’s second baseman Eric Sogard and his pregnant wife.

  23. Ever wonder why Zubaz are trending in the A’s clubhouse?

    Aug 2, 2013, 7:06 PM PDT

    “They are so ugly, but they are so awesome. Awesomely ugly.” Ever wonder how Zubaz became the newest trend in the A’s clubhouse?

  24. Vegas oddsmakers like the A’s, don’t like the Giants

    Aug 2, 2013, 6:37 PM PDT

    Vegas oddsmakers like the A’s chances to win their division, and don’t like the Giants chances to repeat as World Series Champions. Find out who they forecast being the two teams in the World Series.

  25. Raiders punter Chris Kluwe could change football as we know it

    Aug 2, 2013, 1:22 PM PDT

    New Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe could be on the forefront of a massive shift in the way sports television is viewed.

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