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  1. TBT: Juan Marichal attacks John Roseboro with a bat

    Aug 22, 2013, 12:08 PM PST

    The bad blood between the Giants and Dodgers hit a boiling point on this day in 1965, after Giants pitcher Juan Marichal hit Dodgers catcher John Roseboro with a bat. The incident sparked a 14-minute brawl between the rival teams. The attack became the most memorable moment in a heated competition for the National League…

  2. Brian Wilson could double his salary if he loses the beard

    Aug 22, 2013, 10:42 AM PST

    They say money doesn’t grow on trees, but it apparently grows on Brian Wilson’s face. The Los Angeles Dodgers’ reliever has been pitched an offer that would double his $1 million salary if he shaves his beard. The offer comes from a company called 800Razors.com. The story was picked up by Radar Online on Wednesday…

  3. Field of Links: Raiders rookie talent show leaves coach Allen unimpressed

    Aug 22, 2013, 8:54 AM PST

    Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen hopes his players are far more talented than they looked during the annual rookie talent show. Allen has been coaching in the NFL since 2002, and he couldn’t believe what he saw when the Raiders’ rookies took the stage to showcase their “talents.” “They were terrible,” Allen said. “In…

  4. Field of Links: Giants and A’s switch roles for the day

    Aug 21, 2013, 9:22 AM PST

    The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants continue on with their dueling home stands, except this time they switched roles. Call it a change-up, call it further proof that you can’t predict baseball, call it whatever you want, really. The Giants took down the first-place Boston Red Sox in the most improbable of fashions. After…

  5. Field of Links: No pie?

    Aug 20, 2013, 9:55 AM PST

    Oakland Athletics fans were left terribly confused after salivating for a sweet treat that would never arrive. On Monday, the A’s did defeat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 in walk-off fashion when Brandon Moss clubbed a home run to centerfield, but the customary pie celebration never occurred. It has become a Pavlovian response for A’s fans…

  6. A case of the Mondays: This could be a monster year for Vernon Davis

    Aug 19, 2013, 9:21 AM PST

    Welcome to the latest edition of ‘A case of the Mondays.’ Here are the Top 5 things you may have missed over the weekend. Find out why Vernon Davis is primed to have a huge year, what Yoenis Cespedes’ strange critique of his bobblehead was, how Hunter Pence exorcised his demons, and why you should NEVER golf with Brent Burns.

  7. Field of Links: Bochy and Melvin both embrace MLB’s new instant replay rules

    Aug 16, 2013, 9:47 AM PST

    Bud Selig may not have the technical capacity to work an email account, but he is about to unleash some far more impactful technology on Major League Baseball. In what Selig dubbed “a historic day,” MLB passed a widely accepted proposal to expand instant replay in 2014. Under the replay proposal, managers will get up…

  8. TBT: After losing his arm and career, Dave Dravecky had to find himself

    Aug 15, 2013, 11:44 AM PST

    “I was cruising, back in the saddle. We were winning and I’m feeling great. All of a sudden I go out in the sixth inning, rear back to throw a fastball to Tim Raines and my left arm snaps in half. My career was over.”

  9. Field Of Links: No sugarcoating struggles of A’s and Giants

    Aug 15, 2013, 9:09 AM PST

    The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants suffered a similarly cruel fate on Wednesday. Each team had victory swiped away from them by the sticky glove of a defender.

  10. Field of Links: Kap gets the GQ Magazine treatment

    Aug 14, 2013, 9:20 AM PST

    Who doesn’t like seeing their favorite macho sports hero in funny, yet fashionable, clothes? Colin Kaepernick became the latest Bay Area sports star to get the GQ Magazine treatment and the results were as predicted — magnificent.

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

    Aug 13, 2013, 10:47 AM PST

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

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

    Aug 13, 2013, 9:28 AM PST

    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.

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

    Aug 12, 2013, 10:01 AM PST

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

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

    Aug 12, 2013, 9:01 AM PST

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

  15. When rugby champs and baseball champs collide

    Aug 9, 2013, 7:31 PM PST

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

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

    Aug 9, 2013, 9:35 AM PST

    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.

  17. Throwback Thursday: 756

    Aug 8, 2013, 12:25 PM PST

    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.

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

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:41 AM PST

    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!

  19. Betcha’ didn’t know this about baseballs

    Aug 7, 2013, 12:42 PM PST

    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.

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

    Aug 7, 2013, 10:25 AM PST

    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!

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

    Aug 6, 2013, 10:18 AM PST

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

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

    Aug 5, 2013, 10:59 AM PST

    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.

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

    Aug 5, 2013, 10:27 AM PST

    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.

  24. 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 PST

    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?

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

    Aug 2, 2013, 6:37 PM PST

    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.

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