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  1. Pence bobblehead, R2D2 beanie highlight Giants promotional schedule

    Jan 23, 2014, 3:39 PM PDT

    Everybody loves free stuff and the San Francisco Giants plan to give away a lot of it this upcoming season — with the purchase of a ticket, of course. Naturally, we’ll start by taking a look at the bobbleheads. Bobbleheads:  Apr. 9) Hunter Pence Bobblehead Apr. 25) Duane Kuiper Bobblehead Jun. 28) Brandon Crawford or Brandon…

  2. Affiliates of Giants and Mariners argue over 49ers-Seahawks game

    Jan 14, 2014, 1:20 PM PDT

    The ongoing feud between the 49ers and Seahawks is actually spilling over into baseball. In advance of the NFC Championship Game, two minor league teams got into a major argument on Twitter. On Monday, the Fresno Grizzlies and Tacoma Rainiers lobbed virtual haymakers at each other while a group of interested followers looked on. The…

  3. Field of Links: Aaron Rodgers visits the Warriors, New Niner Nation beer, Raiders keeping coach Allen

    Jan 8, 2014, 9:39 AM PDT

    Thanks to the San Francisco 49ers, Aaron Rodgers has some free time on his hands. A known fan of Bay Area sports, Rodgers decided to check out the red-hot Golden State Warriors as they took on the Milwaukee Bucks. The Warriors easily beat the Bucks 101-80 to extend their winning streak to 10 games.  After the…

  4. Watch Hunter Pence push a car up a hill

    Jan 7, 2014, 1:10 PM PDT

    Hunter Pence may appear gangly and slightly awkward on the baseball field, but he is one powerful dude. On Monday, a video was posted on his Instagram account that shows him pushing a car up a hill. The Jack Lalanne-esque feat of strength by the San Francisco Giants’ right fielder is a departure from the…

  5. Check out Hunter Pence’s scooter-riding bobblehead

    Dec 19, 2013, 4:45 PM PDT

    There simply nothing boring and normal about San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence. With that in mind, the Giants marketing department had a great challenge on their hands when designing a Pence bobblehead. To show the eccentric outfielder making an awkward dive, or taking a mighty hack at the plate would be much too…

  6. Field of Links: Curry’s popularity continues to rise, a Kuiper-wich, and a Superman double backflip

    Dec 19, 2013, 9:49 AM PDT

    Stephen Curry is cementing his standing as one of the most popular players in the NBA. The likable Golden State Warriors guard currently ranks sixth in NBA jersey sales. According to an NBA release, this is the first time Curry has cracked the official top 15 list. The list is based on overall sales ranging…

  7. The Hidden Relics of Candlestick Park

    Dec 18, 2013, 4:25 PM PDT

    It has been called Candlestick Park, 3Com Park, Monster Park, and San Francisco Stadium at Candlestick Point, but soon it will be called rubble, scrap metal, and a demolition site. Many have made countless trips there to see the 49ers or Giants, and created a lifetime of sports memories in the stands, but you can’t possibly…

  8. Field of Links: Warriors fan wins free groceries for a year, Rudolph’s baseball-reference page, drunken elf arrested

    Dec 18, 2013, 9:27 AM PDT

    Things couldn’t have gone much better for the Golden State Warriors and their fans on Tuesday. The Warriors got a much-needed victory, Andre Iguodala returned, and it was Mark Jackson bobblehead night. Wait, it gets better. Stephen Curry and Andrew Bogut also combined for this ridiculous alley-oop on an inbound pass. But one of their…

  9. Field of Links: Active Winter Meetings, Curry is clutch, Rangers draft Russell Wilson

    Dec 12, 2013, 9:24 AM PDT

    The 2013 Winter Meetings didn’t disappoint. In total, four players were officially signed, with several other players reportedly agreeing to deals, six trades were completed, and a total of 15 players switched teams over a three-day span. Even though things are wrapping up on Thursday, Major League Baseball’s hot stove is still burning. The aforementioned…

  10. A’s, Giants offering up unreal experiences in MLB charity auction

    Dec 9, 2013, 1:50 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics are offering fans a chance to join their front office for a day. If you eat, sleep, bleed, and breath orange and black, you could actually have a meal with San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt. If you want to do anything special with your favorite baseball team or its players,…

  11. Matt Cain to match up to $50k in donations for Make-A-Wish

    Dec 6, 2013, 11:31 PM PDT

    Would you jump into the frigid Winter waters of the San Francisco Bay to show how committed you are to your job? Don’t answer that. On Saturday, Patricia Wilson, the executive director of Make-A-Wish Bay Area is going to take the plunge to help raise money for her organization. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt…

  12. TBT: The Bay Area’s All-Turkey Team

    Nov 28, 2013, 1:24 PM PDT

    Bay Area sports fans have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. After spending time reflecting on everything that we are truly blessed to have in our lives, it’s time to talk turkey. Here is our 2013 All-Turkey team. It’s a list filled with athletes that entered the year with high expectations, but…

  13. Field of Links: New Giants t-shirt rips A’s, Why Pearl Jam dislikes Sacramento

    Nov 27, 2013, 9:02 AM PDT

    A new San Francisco Giants t-shirt made by Majestic has some people in the East Bay riled up. The shirt features a Giants logo with the statement “nobody talks about the elephant in the room” written over the Oakland Athletics logo. It’s a bit surprising to see an MLB licensed piece of apparel that openly rips…

  14. SportsNet Central Podcast: Episode 4

    Nov 22, 2013, 8:03 AM PDT

    Did you know Ahmed Fareed’s dog has a Facebook page? In this episode of the SportsNet Central Podcast, find out what extreme measures David Feldman would take to avoid looking at the aforementioned page. Check out the latest and greatest episode from Comcast SportsNet’s anchormen as they tackle several relevant topics aside from animals on…

  15. Get to know Tim Hudson: Career timeline

    Nov 18, 2013, 5:23 PM PDT

    Tim Hudson spent the first six seasons of his big league career in the Bay Area with the Oakland Athletics. He will be back for a couple more after agreeing to sign a two-year deal with the San Francisco Giants. Hudson, 38, is a three-time All-Star with 205 wins and a career 3.44 ERA. He won…

  16. VIDEO: SF Batkid saves Giants’ mascot Lou Seal from Penguin

    Nov 15, 2013, 4:38 PM PDT

    Five-year-old Mile has been fighting Leukemia since the age of 1. As a result, taking down the Penguin and saving San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal wasn’t much of a challenge. See Batkid save the day as the lil’ Dark Knight became a shining beacon of light.

  17. The sports world closely followed Batkid’s rescue of Lou Seal

    Nov 15, 2013, 4:16 PM PDT

    Batkid piqued the interest of the nation while saving damsels in distress and thwarting bank robberies. But when the Penguin kidnapped San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal, the sports world clearly took exception. The news of Batkid’s heroic exploits in Gotham City traveled far and wide. It even made it into the San Francisco 49ers’ locker…

  18. TBT: The Bay Area is rich in MVP tradition

    Nov 14, 2013, 5:04 PM PDT

    The 2013 Most Valuable Player awards were handed out by the Baseball Writers Association of America on Thursday. Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen took home the honors. While the baseball world adamantly debates the decisions of the writers (seriously, how can Mike Trout be snubbed two years in…

  19. Brian Wilson would choose his beard over Yankee pinstripes

    Nov 13, 2013, 1:30 PM PDT

    You can immediately cross free agent reliever Brian Wilson off the New York Yankees’ offseason shopping list. The Yankees have a strict policy against facial hair and Wilson, well, he’s so grizzly at this point that even his trusty Sasquatch friend is jealous. Check out this tweet from Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily…

  20. The 6 best Bay Area offerings for MLB and MTV’s new partnership

    Nov 11, 2013, 2:12 PM PDT

    Are we suddenly on the verge of Yo! MLB Raps? On Monday, Major League Baseball and MTV announced what they are calling a multi-year cross-platform partnership. The result of the partnership will be the launch of a 30-episode series on MTV2 that will feature David Ortiz and Andrew McCutchen as executive producers. Oh say can…

  21. Field of Links: Sharks robbed, Asomugha paid not to play, Kings are ‘Money’

    Nov 6, 2013, 9:48 AM PDT

    Somebody has some explaining to do. The San Jose Sharks were robbed of an overtime win on Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres and ended up losing 5-4 in a shootout. With 3:05 remaining in overtime, Tommy Wingels pushed across what should have been the game-winning goal, except everyone missed it. Watch as the puck squirts…

  22. NorCal sports Twitter power rankings

    Nov 5, 2013, 5:15 PM PDT

    Success is measured in wins and losses in the sports world. Off the field, it’s easy to gauge popularity by following the trails of the followers themselves. Here’s how the Bay Area franchises and star athletes stack up through Twitter.

  23. Kanye West sheds more light on AT&T Park proposal

    Oct 28, 2013, 4:29 PM PDT

    Even though it’s a moment San Francisco Giants fans would like to soon forget, the decadent “Kimye” proposal still has an infectious way of slipping into conversation. Recently, Kanye West stopped by a Los Angeles radio station called Power 106 and shed some more light on the AT&T Park proposal. Vanity Fair blogger Julie Miller…

  24. TBT: Sandoval slugs three homers in World Series Game 1

    Oct 24, 2013, 2:12 PM PDT

    The Detroit Tigers were heavy favorites to beat the San Francisco Giants in the 2012 World Series. That quickly changed when Pablo Sandoval launched three home runs in the first game. On this day in 2012, Justin Verlander and Barry Zito took the mound in San Francisco for Game 1 of the World Series. It…

  25. Field of Links: Find out how much a ‘Kimye’ style proposal at AT&T Park costs

    Oct 22, 2013, 9:32 AM PDT

    While the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox were getting ready to compete for World Series rings, a much more valuable piece of precious metal and diamonds was received at AT&T Park. Since the home of the San Francisco Giants was lying dormant, rapper Kanye West leased out the place to stage a lavish…

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