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If LeBron James Is Really Smart, He'll Stay a Cleveland Cavalier...at a Discount

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Let's all agree on one thing right out of the chute—barring some astoundingly catacl...

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UFC 113 Results: Paul Daley's Rise Not As Spectacular As His Fall

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

On Saturday morning, Paul "Semtex" Daley was one of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's ho...

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UFC 113 Results: Shogun Rua Might've Taken His Time, But He Arrives With a Bang

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

When Mauricio "Shogun" Rua came to the Ultimate Fighting Championship from the fallen Pride...

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Pacman Jones, Cincinnati Bengals Decide Roster Roulette Is More Fun Than Winning

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

I'm not all that excited about the National Football League when it's in season.The games a...

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San Francisco Giants' Barry Zito and Bruce Bochy Keep Confidence High in 2010

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

The San Francisco Giants sure aren't making it easy on a guy thus far in 2010.With Ultimate...

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Time for the San Francisco Giants to Adjust Expectations?

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Before the 2010 Major League Baseball season began, I really wanted to put the San Francisc...

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Hey NBA, Quit Whining and Just Play

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Now that the first month of the National Basketball Association playoffs has kicked off, it...

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San Francisco Giants' Faithful Need to Show More Faith

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Every now and again, certain fans like to remind the sports' landscape that the word is sho...

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Jose "Junior" Aldo Sparkles Under the WEC 48 Spotlight

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Those of you who read my mixed martial arts writing—the use of the plural there might...

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San Francisco Giant Starters Declare Team Will Be a Contender All Year

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

When the San Francisco Giants came limping home from what is becoming an annual spring tail...

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Chicago's Carlos Zambrano To the Bullpen: How Can You Not Love These Guys?

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

One of the beautiful things about fantasy baseball is that it opens up the Major League Bas...

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San Francisco Giants Lose Again: Why Are the San Diego Padres So Happy?

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

The San Francisco Giants are stranded in one of those offensive deserts where the run-scori...

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Needle Pricks Again: Cincinnati Reds' Edinson Volquez Revives Steroid Era Stain

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

"The so-called 'steroid era'—a reference that is resented by the many players who p...

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San Francisco Giants Eckstein'd in the 10th, Must Dust Themselves Off Yet Again

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

David Eckstein is 5'7", weighs 175 pounds, and both those figures might be generous. One of...

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San Francisco Giants Foresaken by the Baseball Gods in the City of Angels

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

For every Phil Mickelson Masters moment that fuels our optimism and confirms that the sport...

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San Francisco Giants' First Trip to La La Land Feels Worse Than It Was

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Let's get it out there right up front—there is very little one can do to sugar-coat a...

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San Francisco Giants Vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: A Bloody Rivalry Revived

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

San Francisco Giant uniforms do not like Los Angeles Dodger uniforms and vice versa. Howeve...

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Anderson "The Spider" Silva Is Almost Defenseless in Wake of UFC 112: Invincible

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Try as I might, I cannot find a valid explanation for Anderson "The Spider" Silver's descen...

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UFC 112: Invincible Defines Irony for B.J. Penn and the Organization...Kind of

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

The Ultimate Fighting Championship came into UFC 112: Invincible firing on all cylinders th...

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Frankie Edgar Takes Lightweight Belt at UFC 112—Congrats, Now You're a Dead Man

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

"Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it."—George Santayana, Reason...

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Lucky 13: San Francisco Giants Improve to 4-0 with a Little Help from Blue

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

My diabolical plan worked.With the Atlanta Braves coming to open the 2010 Major League Baseb...

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San Francisco Giants' Big Weekend Still Has Room for the Jason Heyward Show

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

When the San Francisco Giants break home ground on the 2010 season, there will be several c...

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UFC 112: Invincible—Is Phil Davis Another Jon Jones Lurking on the Under Card?

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

When I was in Las Vegas covering Ultimate Fighting Championship 109: Relentless, I had the ...

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San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum and Aaron Rowand Show Spring Can't Be Trusted

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Ask around Major League Baseball and most people close to the game will tell you the same t...

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San Francisco Giants Explode from the Gates, Pitching Provides the Spark

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Ordinarily, I'd be writing that opening the 2010 Major League Baseball season with two domi...

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Philadelphia Eagles Trade Donovan McNabb To Redskins, Hide the Women and Kids

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Congratulations, Kevin Kolb. The city of Philadelphia's fate now rests on your shoulders. Y...

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UFC Fight Night Suffers a Power Outage, Roy Nelson Lights the Place Back Up

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Get your groans ready because here come the puns.Literally minutes after the Ultimate Fighti...

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Tiger Not Out Of The Woods Yet, Masters Run-Up Proving He May Never Be

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

The first official round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club is still more than a ...

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San Francisco Giants Extend Matt Cain: Will Be Atop the MLB Arms Race for the Near Future

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

If you're a true Dodger Blue fan in Los Angeles or elsewhere, Monday morning can't have bee...

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UFC 111: GSP Doesn't Give Dan Hardy a Chance, Shane Carwin Makes the Most of His

By Andrew Brining @ Bay Area Base Brawl

Shane Carwin still hasn't been out of the first round in his mixed martial arts career.Nor h...

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