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  1. 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!

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

    Aug 7, 2013, 2:13 PM PST

    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?

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

  5. A’s issues aren’t what you think

    Aug 6, 2013, 11:31 PM PST

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

  6. Slapstick online baseball coach visits the A’s

    Aug 6, 2013, 5:34 PM PST

    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?

  7. Video: Steph Curry’s grueling offseason workout

    Aug 6, 2013, 10:49 AM PST

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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?

  12. Jason Sudeikis has questionable coaching etiquette

    Aug 4, 2013, 1:30 PM PST

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

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

    Aug 3, 2013, 11:22 PM PST

    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.

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

    Aug 2, 2013, 7:06 PM PST

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

  15. 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.

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

    Aug 2, 2013, 1:22 PM PST

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

  17. Field of Links: Buck and McCarver in Oakland could be a sign of the sports apocalypse

    Aug 2, 2013, 10:26 AM PST

    Joe Buck and Tim McCarver will broadcast their first-ever regular season game in Oakland. The Giants are wearing their big boy pants proudly. Plus, all the links, .GIFs, and images you need to stay entertained.

  18. Throwback Thursday: The Man of Steal

    Aug 1, 2013, 12:13 PM PST

    Before Rickey Henderson became the greatest base thief of all-time, he had to reach the century mark. On this week in 1982, he swiped his 100th base and went on to steal 30 more that year.

  19. Field of Links: Why you don’t want MLB to kiss A-Rod goodbye

    Aug 1, 2013, 9:41 AM PST

    Why a lifetime ban for A-Rod would be bad for baseball and great for the Yankees. Plus, an insane glove flip, how Brian Wilson is already embracing LA, and find out what happened when some guy jumped off a tall platform in a Superman cape.

  20. The 49ers and Levi’s Stadium will protect your trousers

    Jul 31, 2013, 8:25 PM PST

    The state of the art technology at the 49ers new stadium will allow you to streamline your bathroom and beer trips.

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