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Bay Area’s Preeminent Broadcaster, Lon Simmons, Passes Away

Lon Simmons, the man with the seminal voice that created one of baseball’s greatest broadcasting duos with Russ Hodges and went on to serve as one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s preeminent broadcasters for the better part of four decades, passed away on Sunday at the age of 91. Born in Vancouver, Washington on July 19, 1923, Simmons served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rich Herrera Stepping Up To The Plate

An open letter to baseball fans around the world. I am very excited to join the team at BaseballNewsSource.com as the newest blogger to the site.  I have covered MLB for almost two decades working for many different ball clubs along the way.  I have hosted the San Francisco Giants post game call in show, as well as hosting pre and post game shows for the Oakland Athletics and...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UGA Fans Rank Three Main Rivalries Against Auburn, Georgia Tech, Florida, “Most Hate” To Lose To Yellow Jackets

Twitter/@PhilHecken With constant swings in power between programs, and the recent conference realignment, the importance of specific rivalries have seen a great deal of change. Series like Kansas-Missouri and Pitt-West Virginia used to define seasons, now they no longer exist. Even schools that haven’t had to end or alter rivalry games see a change in which games are the most...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Mailbag: Sparano’s chances, head coach options, Jon Gruden and more Sparano

@RaidersReporter You think Reggie could work with “Superstar” coach like Gruden? — Lance (@gatekeeper1269) October 1, 2014 I think he could work with a big time head coach. Why? Because he was willing to give a first time head coach in Dennis Allen a ton of responsibilities including choosing his own staff and having a say in draft picks (it was noted many times that Allen...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Medical update on Nets' Deron Williams

The Brooklyn Nets won 44 regular season and first round playoff upset over the Toronto Raptors. Although the Nets won five fewer games than during the 2012-2013 season, the first round playoff win is an improvement over last season. On the injury front, guard Deron Williams is scheduled to undergo surgery on both ankles on May 27. Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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