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  1. About Last Night: Phinishing Off the Phillies

    Spike Friedman

    In case you decided it was the day to finally terminate your personal relationship with Jose Canseco, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: A day after conceding a rare blown save, Philadelphia closer Jonathan P...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Don’t Call It a Lincecomeback

    Ben Lindbergh

    On Tuesday night, Tim Lincecum earned his first career save, coming in on his regular throw day to record the final two outs of the Giants' 9-6 victory over the Phillies. His familiar motion looked out of place as he warmed up mid-inning; h...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  3. About Last Night: Fear the Brew Crew

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wondering if Donald Sterling is ever going to get around to naming you as a defendant in a frivolous lawsuit, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Milwaukee catcher Jonathan Lucroy blasted a walk-off...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  4. NFL Trade Value, Part 2

    Bill Barnwell

    On Monday, Grantland published Part 1 of the annual NFL Trade Value column. Click here to read the first installment as well as a breakdown of the rules and how the picks are made. 29. Duane Brown, LT, Houston 28. Tyron Smith, LT, Dallas...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  5. Perfect MLB Trade Fits: Player/Team Pairings That Would Be As Sat...

    Ben Lindbergh

    In the hierarchy of baseball trade satisfaction, nothing beats a blockbuster: The more teams and talent, the merrier. We've already seen one such swap this month, and unless the latest David Price sweepstakes turns into another tease, we&am...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  6. NFL Trade Value, Part 1

    Bill Barnwell

    The 2013 NFL season reminded us that efficiency kills. On the field, despite an arm that would have been laughed out of the combine, Peyton Manning and a near-unstoppable Broncos offense set virtually every passing record by marching their way down t...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  7. MLB Midseason Report

    Jonah Keri

    Welcome to the MLB All-Star break, a necessary pause during the grueling baseball campaign, and also the most boring time of the season for many fans. Since I've already said my piece on the yawnfest, let's turn our attention to something w...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  8. About Last Weekend: Farewell to the Cup

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to figure out how to drink out of a solid gold soccer ball, here are the top six stories you missed in sports last weekend: Mario Götze's extra-time strike gave Germany a 1-0 win over Argentina in a tens...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  9. About Last Night: Battle of the Bay

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy parking your fleet of car-carrying trucks in LeBron James's driveway while you asked him if you could take a leak in his foyer, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jason Hammel&rsq...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  10. About Last Night: Free Bosh

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy explaining to LeBron James that losing him was the biggest mistake you've ever made, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Monday: The Cleveland Cavaliers organization believes that LeBron J...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  11. “Eric Jonrosh is a drunk who urinated in my sink when he ca...

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    Blog | July 07, 2014
  12. About Last Night: Lincecum Pitches, Padres Padre

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were busy hipster-strutting down the beaches of Ipanema while a wild-eyed vagabond with warrants out for his arrest in 29 states destroyed a morning recap franchise, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: * Tim Lincecum...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  13. Watch George R.R. Martin Throw Out the First Pitch at a Minor Lea...

    Mark Lisanti

    Booooooooooo, get back to typewriter and finish the boooooooooks! The show's gonna catch youuuuuu! You throw like a guy with one giant golden hand! Booooooooo! You couldn't hit your dad on the shitter from 3 feet away, Martin! Why didn...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  14. About Last Night: San Antonio’s Beast Mode

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy buying milk and cookies to hasten the arrival of World Cup mascot Fuleco, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Kawhi Leonard poured in a career-high 29 points for the San Antonio Spurs, who shot an o...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  15. ALERT: That 'Game of Thrones' Giant Is a Former McDonal...

    Andrew Sharp

    If you watched Game of Thrones last night, you may have noticed that there was an 8-foot-tall giant attacking the wall throughout most of the episode. You may have also seen the name "Neil Fingleton" in the credits and said to yourself, &qu...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  16. The 30: Lucky or Good?

    Jonah Keri

    Two weeks ago, I wrote about using run differential as a tool for predicting a team's success. Today, let's advance to Sabermetrics 201 for a lesson on "cluster luck." Joe Peta, a former Wall Street trader, presented cluster luc...

    Blog | May 27, 2014