Don’t let toxic masculinity (and CTE) destroy your so

May 31, 2023
An impactful piece on chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE in the Washington Post* broke my heart. CTE is a fatal brain disease associated with repeated...

Perfect slow-cooker chil for Superbowl Sunday

February 2, 2013
It's quite a sports season for the San Francisco Bay area, what with our World Series win and the chance to win the Superbowl. But try as I might, I'm just not a big...

Giants Nation gathers to honor "the boys"

November 1, 2012
We were up earlier than I wanted to be. I'm not blamin' anyone, really, it was just that a cell phone went off at 4am and with my tenuous grasp on sleep, that was all...

Champs show us what teamwork can do

October 29, 2012
To the rest of the country, it's just another World Series win. But to those of us in the San Francisco Bay area, it's much more.Yes, of course, it's a fantastic feat:...

Guest post: Equality & justice for all require dialogue

June 25, 2011
Here's a post on the disintegration of good sportsmanship in both athletics and politics, written by Patrick Rigney, a retired California law enforcement investigator...

Let’s end sports fan violence

June 15, 2011
Sports is human life in microcosm. ~Howard CosellIf Little League dads spinning out of control on the field isn't bad enough, we're seeing an uptick in sports fan...

Bryan Stow: victim of fan crazies or random violence?

April 26, 2011
You might not know this story if you don't live in the Bay area.At the end of last month, a 42-year old paramedic and father of two from Santa Cruz went to a San...

A sea of orange & black

November 4, 2010
More than one million people. That's the Giants estimate of the number of fans that lined the streets and filled Civic Center Plaza to celebrate our Giants' World Series...

Players nobody wanted became a team no one could beat

November 3, 2010
San Francisco's always been a bit different.We elected gay politicians to public office before it was considered possible.And have always had a strong gay...

World Series champions San Francisco Giants!

November 2, 2010

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