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San Francisco Giants Quietly Break Ground on Mission Rock Development Project

San Francisco Giants Quietly Break Ground on Mission Rock Development Project

Groundbreaking ceremonies for professional sports teams are usually bastions of hoopla, with owners and executives sporting hardhats and shovels for throngs of cameras. But these are unusual times,

Gabe Kapler: Proposed safety protocols will present 'tremendous challenge'

Major League Baseball recently sent a 67-page health and safety proposal to players as part of the league’s ongoing initiative to begin an abbreviated season, and many believe adhering to some of the
On this date, 2005: Giants get a kick out of Juan Marichal statue

On this date, 2005: Giants get a kick out of Juan Marichal statue

Motivated by the unveiling of Juan Marichal's statue, the Giants scored three runs in the first inning against the A's.

May 20 in sports history: No universal love for Bonds tying Babe

On this date in 2006, Barry Bonds tied Babe Ruth for No. 2 on the all-time MLB home run list. Thirteen years later on this date, Golden State booked another trip to the NBA Finals.
On this date, 2006: Barry Bonds hits 714th career homer, ties Babe Ruth

On this date, 2006: Barry Bonds hits 714th career homer, ties Babe Ruth

Bonds' milestone home run was caught in the bleachers by a teenage fan who is not a Bonds fan and who left before the game was over.
Coronavirus: Pro sports could return in California by June, Gov. Gavin Newsom says

Coronavirus: Pro sports could return in California by June, Gov. Gavin Newsom says

California is eyeing the first week of June to begin to allow live pro sporting events, as well as "a number of other sectors" of the economy, "if we hold these trend lines," Gov. Gavin Newsom said
Kurtenbach: The real reason sports need to return ASAP

Kurtenbach: The real reason sports need to return ASAP

When will sports come back? As soon as the lawyers figure it out.
‘The Masked Singer’: The latest reveal is … who?

‘The Masked Singer’: The latest reveal is … who?

Former A's and Giants pitcher Barry Zito turned out to be the Rhino
Breaking: MLB owners OK plan to start the coronavirus-delayed season in July

Breaking: MLB owners OK plan to start the coronavirus-delayed season in July

Each team would play about 82 regular-season games, most against opponents in its own division with interleague matchups limited to AL East vs. NL East, AL Central vs. NL Central and AL West vs. NL
Study: Only 0.7% of Major League Baseball employees test positive for virus antibodies

Study: Only 0.7% of Major League Baseball employees test positive for virus antibodies

Just 0.7% of Major League Baseball employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.
On this day, 1972: Willie Mays traded by Giants, returns to New York

On this day, 1972: Willie Mays traded by Giants, returns to New York

Facing his former Giants teammates three days after his trade to the New York Mets, Willie Mays hit a game-winning home run.

May 4 in sports history: How Astro earned a million Tootsie Rolls

Besides great expanses of green grass, hot dogs and Bryce Harper, what else do we miss most about Major League Baseball? Well, it must be the weirdness -- the head-scratching bizarreness like these
San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s outline ticket refund guidelines

San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s outline ticket refund guidelines

For both Bay Area teams, credits and full refunds will be available for season ticket holders, as well as for single-game tickets, only for March, April and May games.
On this date, 2000: How Barry Bonds helped Giants finally win at new home

On this date, 2000: How Barry Bonds helped Giants finally win at new home

After opening with six losses in a row at Pac Bell Park, Barry Bonds' home run gave San Francisco its first win there.
Report: Major League Baseball could return in mid-June, early July

Report: Major League Baseball could return in mid-June, early July

Optimism is rising that the MLB can set a season start date, play at least 80 games, per reports.
MLB’s change up: Ticket refunds will be offered for postponed games

MLB’s change up: Ticket refunds will be offered for postponed games

A week after a lawsuit was filed against MLB, baseball will offer refunds on tickets to postponed games.
What will a baseball season look like? What the CPBA, KOB and NRL’s planned starts can tell us

What will a baseball season look like? What the CPBA, KOB and NRL’s planned starts can tell us

Chinese Professional Baseball League, Korean Baseball Organization and National Rugby League have plans in place to start their seasons. What can it tell us about the MLB season's start?

The ridiculous class of free-agent shortstops in 2021-22

The stage is set for some unprecedented fireworks thanks to what could very well be the best collection of shortstops we’ll ever see reach free agency at the same time.
Coronavirus unemployment: Huge jump in Bay Area layoff plans include S.F. Giants

Coronavirus unemployment: Huge jump in Bay Area layoff plans include S.F. Giants

Big names such as the idled San Francisco Giants baseball club and famed retailer Nieman Marcus are among the latest flurry of job cuts that have poured into the offices of the state Employment
‘No pandemic playbook’: Sports grapples with how to return

‘No pandemic playbook’: Sports grapples with how to return

When sports finally return to provide the great distraction we’ve grown accustomed to, what kind of changes might we be in for?