Archive for the ‘San Francisco Giants’ Category

Johnny Antonelli, pitcher on ’54 WS champ Giants, dies at 89

Friday, February 28th, 2020

Johnny Antonelli, a five-time All-Star who was a key pitcher on the World Series-winning New York Giants in 1954, has died. The San Francisco Giants released a statement saying Antonelli died Friday in Rochester, New York. Antonelli had a stellar performance for the Giants when they swept the Cleveland Indians in four games to win the 1954 World Series.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

No. 2 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada advanced Thursday to the quarterfinals of the Adelaide International in Australia. Auger-Aliassime earned an easy 6-3, 6-0 victory over Australia's Alex Bolt in a match that lasted just 55 minutes. Would you give up a kidney for Super Bowl tickets?

Monday Sports in Brief

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Browns safety Jermaine Whitehead has been released following his disturbing social media rant after a loss in Denver. The Browns announced the move Monday, hours after rebuking Whitehead for ''totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate behavior'' following a 24-19 loss to the Broncos on Sunday. Whitehead made several threatening and expletive-laden posts on Twitter.

Why Mike Krukow compares World Series champion Nationals to 2010 Giants

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

There's a one in 30 chance your favorite team just won the World Series. The Nationals celebrated accordingly Saturday in Washington D.C. during the parade among fans while indulging in libations and toting around their trophy. Brian Dozier remained shirtless throughout the event, but that's another article.

Fantasy football Week 4 waiver wire: What’s Wayne Gallman’s ceiling?

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Only the New York Jets and San Francisco Giants are off this week, but Le'Veon Bell and George Kittle owners can't just leave those positions blank, and unfortunate Barkley owners will be in the market for a replacement. That's why we've got you covered with the best waiver wire pickups at each position. Here's the cream of the crop for Week 4.

Monday Sports in Brief

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer was granted a leave of absence from the team on Monday following the release last week of a video showing him in a physical altercation with his wife. The Giants board of directors released a statement that said Baer had made a request that was accepted to take personal time away from the team in response to the video released by TMZ showing the altercation in a San Francisco park between Baer and his wife, Pam. GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Clayton Kershaw is making steady progress in his recovery from left shoulder inflammation, but the ace may not be ready to start opening day.

Raiders reportedly moving to Oracle Park, but 2 key calls remain

Monday, February 4th, 2019

If the Oakland Raiders spend one more season in the Bay Area, it may be in San Francisco. The National Football League franchise, awaiting completion of a $1.8 billion taxpayer-supported stadium in Las Vegas, reportedly have finalized a deal to play the 2019 season at the San Francisco Giants' Oracle Park. In a Twitter posting Sunday night citing NFL sources, Raj Mathai of NBC Bay Area said the Raiders and Giants had reached a deal on a possible move that was initially reported in December.

Report: Raiders choose San Francisco Giants’ stadium for 2019 home, but obstacles remain

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

The Oakland Raiders have reportedly chosen to go from sharing a stadium with Oakland's baseball team to … sharing a stadium with San Francisco's baseball team. Scheduled to move to Las Vegas ahead of the 2020 season, the Raiders have decided to use Oracle Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants previously known as AT&T Park, as their home stadium for 2019, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The news was first reported by NBC Bay Area's Raj Mathai.

Raiders’ options for 2019 may be limited

Monday, January 14th, 2019

The Raiders don't want to play at Levi's Stadium, apparently due to lingering hard-headedness and hard feelings among and between the Raiders and 49ers. The league should tell the Raiders that their choices are Oakland (which is suing the Raiders and the rest of the league) or Santa Clara, the site of the 49ers' venue. And if the 49ers don't like it, the league should tell them that the choices are Santa Clara or San Francisco, smack dab in the heart of the market for which the 49ers are named, despite the fact that the 49ers play an hour or so away.

How to watch Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards 2019 on MyTeams

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

How to watch Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards 2019 on MyTeams originally appeared on Behind every athlete is a coach or a mentor that helped them achieve their dream. For five Bay Area athletes, they recently got the chance to honor that coach or mentor at the fifth annual Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards show at the Farimont Hotel in San Francisco, which will air Sunday night at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area and streaming live on the MyTeams app.