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Sergio Romo dons thought-provoking t-shirt in Giants victory pa…

Sergio Romo dons thought-provoking t-shirt in Giants victory parade (Photo)

yahoo.com Updated Oct 31, 2012
For most championship athletes, a victory parade is a chance to wave to fans, act goofy and maybe make a headline by saying a curse word during his speech. For pitcher Sergio Romo, though, the San Francisco Giants' title parade on Wednesday was a chance…
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  • Scutaro, Pagan, Affeldt hope to return to Giants

    Scutaro, Pagan, Affeldt hope to return to Giants

    MLB.com Oct 31, 2012
    Second baseman Marco Scutaro, center fielder Angel Pagan and left-hander Jeremy Affeldt, the Giants' top potential free agents, all expressed desire Wednesday to rejoin the club.
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  • Sarah's Take: Giants banded together to win it all

    Sarah's Take: Giants banded together to win it all

    MLB.com Oct 31, 2012
    Throughout the regular season and postseason, not many people expected much from the Giants, but the team believed in their collective ability to win and do something special.
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  • San Francisco honors Giants with victory parade

    San Francisco honors Giants with victory parade

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Orange-and-black clad hordes flooded the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday for a ticker-tape parade celebrating the 2012 World Series champion Giants - a Halloween treat made all the more sweet as a repeat performance.
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  • Free agency allows clubs to hit reset button

    Free agency allows clubs to hit reset button

    MLB.com Oct 31, 2012
    It is difficult to know how seriously to take the Hot Stove hype, but we do know that certain clubs will make significant strides toward bumping the Giants off the pedestal.
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  • Hunter Pence shaves for Conan O’Brien, talks World Series and K…

    Hunter Pence shaves for Conan O’Brien, talks World Series and Katy Perry (Video)

    yahoo.com MLB.com Oct 31, 2012
    Going on national television every night and playing the outfield for the San Francisco Giants while wearing a beard that only the mother of a lynx trapper from northern Quebec could appreciate, well, that's one thing. But making a guest appearance on &…
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  • O's win MLB-best 3 Gold Gloves; Trout snubbed

    O's win MLB-best 3 Gold Gloves; Trout snubbed

    CNNSI.com Oct 31, 2012
    (AP) -- J.J. Hardy thought he'd hit a home run, only to be robbed when Mike Trout made one of the most sensational grabs of the season.
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  • Video - Giants Hold Celebration Parade 00:36

    Giants Hold Celebration Parade

    Oct 31
    Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum talk about another World Series celebration in San Francisco.

Sports Columnists

  • Jrue Holiday, Philadelphia 76ers agree to contract extension

    Nov 1
    The Philadelphia 76ers have reached terms on a contract extension with guard Jrue Holiday.
  • Don Banks: Biggest mistake by Reid, Eagles? Sticking together too long

    Oct 31
    He is the NFL's longest-tenured head coach and easily the most successful in Eagles franchise history, and yet, as we have seen happen in other football-crazed towns, it's the weight of all that history that seems to be bearing down on Andy Reid in Phil…
  • Curry gets four-year extension from Warriors

    Oct 31
    The Golden State Warriors and star guard Stephen Curry have reached terms on a contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.
  • Clayton mailbag: Don't expect typical playoff turnover

    Oct 31
    High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.