Category Archives: Strange but weird!

A’s exec rejects his character in “Moneyball”

Paul DePodesta, the former A’s assistant who was highlighted in Michael Lewis’ famous book Moneyball, has refused to be typecast in the upcoming movie based on the book. Known for avoiding stereotypes,┬áDePodesta said the book and movie inaccurately portray him … Continue reading

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The Bay Area student-athlete: replacing “student” with “criminal” since 2010

We had high hopes for redshirt freshman wide receiver Diante Jackson of Walnut Creek. We had high hopes for Delashaun Dean. And we had high apple pie in the sky hopes for quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, who was supposed to lead … Continue reading

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Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright found dead

Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright was found dead today after he was reported missing on July 19th. “Hakim Warrick: Just woke up 2 some horrible news…“…not horrible enough to use real words I suppose. If only Hakim had twitter in … Continue reading

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Gigantes lose boring game to Dodgers

Dodgers 2, Gigantes 0: No fights? No hit batters? No controversial calls? No bizarre rules put into play? Wednesday’s game was about as boring as they come. The fact that the Gigantes got shut out didn’t help. Despite a solid … Continue reading

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‘Collateral’ Damage

Gigantes 1, Mets 0: I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t watch every play of the Gigantes game on Friday. “Collateral,” a solid movie that doesn’t get the respect it deserves, was on TNT and I flipped back and forth between … Continue reading

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'Collateral' Damage

Gigantes 1, Mets 0: I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t watch every play of the Gigantes game on Friday. “Collateral,” a solid movie that doesn’t get the respect it deserves, was on TNT and I flipped back and forth between … Continue reading

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Breaking News! (within two days): U.S. Soccer eliminated from World Cup

Ghana 2, U.S.A. 1: Well, U.S. Soccer had a good run. They infuriated England with a tie, stunned Slovenia in coming back from a 2-0 halftime deficit, and beat Algeria to advance to the second round. But Africa’s only remaining … Continue reading

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