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CBS Sports Blog: College Football – Pay For Play? Not That Simple

By Frank Luna With another college football scandal unfolding in Miami, the inevitable calls for paying student athletes reverberates through study halls and beer halls alike. On the surface, it seems the perfect solution. Prevent […]

CBS Sacramento–08/17/2011

Gary Brown is among the players helping the San Jose Giants on their way toward another championship.

CBS Sports Blog: No Torture From These Giants

The San Jose Giants, San Francisco’s Advanced-A ball club, don’t know how to torture their fans, just how to win.

08/16/2011

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The Catty Caddie

By Frank Luna An unspoken adage on the PGA Tour is, when you win you credit the golfer, but when you lose you blame the caddie. That is why fired Tiger Woods caddie Steve Williams […]

08/10/2011

Tim Tebow

Tired Of Tebow? Play Him!

By Frank Luna Of all the non-stories coming out of the NFL training camps this summer, I’ve had my fill of the Tim Tebow quarterback controversy in Denver. While I’ve never been a fan of […]

08/05/2011

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Will Tiger Bomb?

By Frank Luna Having not swung a club in anger in months, (at a golf ball), Tiger Woods says he’s ready to hit the course again at this week’s Bridgestone Invitational. The question is, is […]

08/03/2011

The newest Giant, Orlando Cabrera, tags out Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds during the game at Great American Ball Park on July 31, 2011.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: MLB Trade Deadline Recap

The Giants and Diamondbacks, among others, made big moves to improve their team as they prepare for a possible postseason appearance.

08/01/2011

A casualty of the Beltran trade, Emmanuel Burriss is sent back down to the minors.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Giants Trade Update: Beltran In, Hall Out, Burriss Down

Bill Hall is gone and Manny Burriss is headed for Fresno as Carlos Beltran joins the World Champions.

07/28/2011

Mets slugger Carlos Beltran is expected to join the Giants within 24 hours.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Breaking: Beltran To Become A Giant

The highly sought-after Carlos Beltran is likely to join San Francisco in just 24 hours.

07/27/2011

US President Barack Obama (C) poses with San Francisco Giants General Manager Brian Sabean (R) and Hall of Famer Willie Mays (L) during a ceremony for the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants at the White House in Washington, DC, July 25, 2011.  JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

CBS Sports Blog: World Champ Giants Honored By President Obama

President Obama honors the World Champion Giants at the White House, but not all of our 2010 heroes are able to be there.

07/27/2011

Barry Zito steps off the mound as Jesus Guzman of the San Diego Padres rounds the bases after hitting a three-run homer during the first inning on July 16, 2011. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Giants’ Rotation Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Links

The Giants will soon have some decisions to make concerning the weak links in the rotation, Barry Zito and Jonathan Sanchez.

07/24/2011

Jeff Keppinger takes a swing in his first at-bat as a San Francisco Giant on July 20, 2011. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

CBS Sports Blog: Giants Trade For 2B Keppinger

The Giants hope to improve the offensive production from second base with the acquisition of Jeff Keppinger.

07/22/2011

Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes out pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh inning during an MLB baseball game at AT&T Park July 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The Dodgers won the game 1-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rivalry Over? Probably Not

By Frank Luna Been hearing lots of talk lately about the Dodger/Giant rivalry being dead. Of course most of this talk comes from Giant fans themselves, feeling pretty awesome with a World Series Championship banner […]

07/21/2011