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Bryan Stow Situation Shows Limits of Long-term Rehab Care

June 26, 2013 | 5:46 pm

Bryan Stow Situation Shows Limits of Long-term Rehab Care

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The Bryan Stow incident is one of those things that whenever it comes up, even years later, has you sort of shaking your head and muttering to yourself about the abject tribalism that often governs human relations. Guy goes to opening day, probably basking like everyone else in the shopworn connotations of renewal and hope, […]

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Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow Returns Home After Insurance Company Won’t Pay

June 13, 2013 | 9:40 am

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow Returns Home After Insurance Company Won’t Pay

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(Bay City News Service) Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan critically injured in an  attack after a Los Angeles Dodgers game in 2011, is back home after his  insurance company declined to continue paying for care at a live-in facility,  according to an online post from Stow’s family. Stow’s family has been posting updates […]

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New Sergio Romo Ice Cream Flavor: ‘It Only Tastes Illegal’

June 12, 2013 | 3:20 pm

New Sergio Romo Ice Cream Flavor: ‘It Only Tastes Illegal’

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What’s the deal with Giants’ relievers? A couple of years ago, every other post we did was about Brian Wilson. (OK, our bad, but you really had to be there.) Now his successor, Sergio Romo, is getting his Web due. To wit, yesterday Petaluma-based Three Twins Ice Cream announced it had signed a contract with […]

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Video: San Francisco Giants’ Sergio Romo Speaks Out for Undocumented Youth

June 4, 2013 | 11:00 pm

Video: San Francisco Giants’ Sergio Romo Speaks Out for Undocumented Youth

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San Francisco Giants’ closer Sergio Romo, of whom the description “cute” has often been applied, has gone political by cutting a video for The Dream is Now campaign, which describes itself as “an effort of concerned citizens who believe we need to fix America’s broken immigration system, giving undocumented youth and their families the chance […]

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April 5, 2013 | 5:53 pm

Photos: Giants Baseball Comes Home

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By Sammy Brenner and Gina Scialabba The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 Friday afternoon, in the Giants first home game of the season. Fans bleeding team colors came out to AT&T Park.

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Are You Ready For Some #Honkbal? The World Baseball Classic Heads to San Francisco

March 15, 2013 | 5:52 pm

Are You Ready For Some #Honkbal? The World Baseball Classic Heads to San Francisco

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San Francisco’s AT&T Park hosts the final three games of the World Baseball Classic beginning on Sunday, March 17. The WBC is Major League Baseball’s effort to promote America’s pastime as a sport around the world. Last September, 28 teams entered the qualifying rounds of the World Baseball Classic, and the final round will feature […]

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Barry Bonds Fails to Make Hall of Fame With Just 36% of Vote; Clemens Also Denied

January 9, 2013 | 10:38 am

Barry Bonds Fails to Make Hall of Fame With Just 36% of Vote; Clemens Also Denied

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Update: MLB is reporting that Barry Bonds received just 36.2 percent in the Hall of Fame vote. Clemens got 37.6 percent.  A candidate needs 75 percent of the vote to be elected, and no players were voted in for the first time since 1996. Bonds hit 762 home runs, the most in baseball history. Clemens won […]

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Giants Get Record $377,003 Bonus Pay for World Series

November 26, 2012 | 10:30 am

Giants Get Record $377,003 Bonus Pay for World Series

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Each player on the San Francisco Giants got a bonus for winning the World Series. This year, the payment — which is based on a percentage of income from tickets sold to World Series games — set a record: $377,003 per player. The Associated Press has the story: NEW YORK (AP) — A full postseason […]

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News Pix: Giants Win World Series, Dia de Los Muertos, and Local Elections Heat Up

November 2, 2012 | 2:13 pm

News Pix: Giants Win World Series, Dia de Los Muertos, and Local Elections Heat Up

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The San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers in the fourth game of the World Series on Sunday night. The Bay Area celebrated the win with a parade featuring the players on Wednesday, October 31st. (Wendy Goodfriend/KQED)

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Giants Fans Crowd the Bay Area Commute

October 31, 2012 | 8:10 am

Giants Fans Crowd the Bay Area Commute

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Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Giants fans were expected to line Market Street from the Embarcadero to Civic Center today for the team’s World Series victory parade. That turned this morning’s commute into either a headache or a party, depending on whether you were a fan or just trying to get to the office. […]

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