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Hall of Famer Willie McCovey pardoned by Obama
January 17th, 2017 at 5:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey has been pardoned by President Barack Obama on tax evasion charges from 1995. It was one of the president's 64 pardons granted Tuesday. Through the Giants, McCovey said: ''I want to express my sincere gratitude to President Obama not...

Gregor Blanco Signs Minor League Deal with Rival Diamondbacks
January 17th, 2017 at 5:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco has signed a minor league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks with an invitation to spring training. Gregor Blanco spent five seasons with the San Francisco Giants where he helped them win the World Series in both 2012 and 2014. According to his agent, Wil Polidor,...

Cal Bears Hire Beau Baldwin to Replace Jake Spavital as OC
January 16th, 2017 at 5:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cal Bears' coaching staff continues to take shape as Beau Baldwin has been hired to take the place of Jake Spavital as offensive coordinator. The Cal Bears continue to add to their coaching staff. A few days after hiring former Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox as their new head coach,...

Baseball’s Thin Line Between Gamesmanship and Cheating
January 13th, 2017 at 2:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Sports Daily > The Giants Cove Baseball's Thin Line Between Gamesmanship and Cheating There's no other way to put this: the history of Major League Baseball would not be the same without a significant legacy of inventive and successful cheating. The fuzzy line between ethically questionable and morally wrong has...

Giants, Conor Gillaspie settle for $1.4 million
January 12th, 2017 at 2:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images It was just yesterday that I looked at the Giants' bench possibilities, and while it sure seemed like Conor Gillaspie had a spot waiting for him, it was tough to guarantee it. We have our guarantee that he'll start...