John's San Francisco Giants Scrapbook (MLB)
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Player I'm most looking forward to watching -- closer Brian Wilson.
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What would I give for 15 wins from Barry Zito?
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John's San Francisco 49ers Scrapbook (NFL)
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No matter the record, or the decrepit stadium, Patrick Willis is worth the price of admission.
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Mike Singletary makes me nervous but I am...
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Joe Montana, Dwight Clark, Keena Turner, Ronnie Lott, Fred Dean
Why I am a fan:
it's in the blood
Favorite Moments:
Jeff Garcia leading the comeback win over the Giants in the 2003 playoffs.
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John's Jeff Gordon Scrapbook (NASCAR)
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Daytona 500 snapshot -- breakfast shack on Kauai, I'm there with wife and daughters, at the bar, guy in No. 24 gear watching the race in HD
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Time for Jimmy Johnson's boss to knock the lad...
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John's Fiorentina Scrapbook (Soccer)
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bring back Gabriel Batistuta
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Favorite Players:
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Gabriel Batistuta
Why I am a fan:
a memorable game in 1994, seated in the famed Curva Fiesole
Favorite Moments:
the taste of cold Pieroni before kickoff
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John's Pete Sampras Scrapbook (Tennis)
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Pure class, great talent., don't think Federer is going to catch him.
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John's Fernando Alonso Scrapbook (Formula One)
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Does he have another World Championship in him?
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Favorite Players:
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the Spanish F1 firebrand
Why I am a fan:
F1 is pure passion ... and the world's hottest cars
Favorite Moments:
Michael Schumacher winning at Imola in 1999
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John's San Diego St. Aztecs Scrapbook (NCAAF)
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The program has history -- Brian Sipe, Fred Dryer, Haven Moses, Marshall Faulk, Darnay Scott, LaRoi Glover -- but little to show for it.
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When will this program show some life?
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Favorite Players:
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Marshall Faulk
Why I am a fan:
as the Beach Boys said, "be true to your school."
Favorite Moments:
52-52 tie with BYU in 1991
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John's Bio
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Add Pablo Sandoval to the joys of...
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Lovin' the Tour de France.
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My Articles
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0  |  0  |  3/11/09
We have unearthed the only documented good news to come out of Michael Phelps' fall from grace. Seems that a San Francisco food bank has received tons of donations from his former cereal company spons...  Read More »
Sport: Olympics
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As reported by profootballtalk.com on Thursday ... Commissioner Roger Goodell is not likely to look favorably on the Raider RB's offseason activities. http://www.profootballtalk.com/2009/02/04/far...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
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As this is a “Don’t Get Me Started” topic, in addition to being a FanIQ Article Challenge, I can’t entirely predict how this will go except to say I promise not to pu...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
Arizona Cardinals - NFL Photo
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You'd have to search far and wide to find reason to be critical of Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. But the microscope of Super Bowl XLIII revealed a flaw, one that quite likely proved fatal ...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
About Me
 
 
89% Complete Bio
San Francisco native, fan of all Bay Area teams, married with twin girls (age 6 and budding soccer stars), enjoy a good sports debate nearly as much as I enjoy a good game.
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 195
Bats: R
Throws: R
Schools: San Diego State University
Relationship Status: Long Term Contract (Married)
Kids: 2
Occupation: Journalist
Companies: MediaZone
Places I lived: San Diego, Seattle, Connecticut
Greatest Moment in Sports:Lou Gehrig's retirement speech
Greatest Event in Sports:Olympic 100 meter dash
Greatest Athlete of All Time:Jim Thorpe
Greatest Coach of All Time:Bill Walsh
Most Fanatical Moment:Climb the fence following a Formula One race (track invasion as they say in the UK) with cars still circling the track. No, I was not alone, just following the lead of the Italians celebrating Schumacher's win in a Ferrari.
My Sports Superstitions:None ... all that stepping over the line crap is worthless.
Most Disappointing Sports Moments:Mike Tyson biting Evander Holyfield's ear ... lowest of the low.
Sports I Play:Cycling, Running, Skiing/Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming
Nickname:None fit to print!
Current Skill Level:Moderate skill level, moderate intensity in playing style
Highest Organized Level:Junior college soccer
Athletes I've Played With/Against:None to speak of.
Sports Trophies/Awards:None to speak of
Career Highlights:A winning goal against a high school rival
Career Lowlights:Missing a penalty kick on the freshman team
Sports Injuries:None to speak of.
Games I Usually Attend:None in particular, a handful of major league and college events each year. Last attended a Warriors game, before that a Stanford soccer match.
Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:2002 World Series
Sports People I've Met:Too many to list but here's a sampling -- Joe Montana, Magic Johnson, Tony Gwynn, Richard Petty, Bob Mathias, Gerald Ford ...
Sports Figures from my Hometown:Olympian Matt Biondi
Most Prized Sports Possessions:grandfather's old Giants cap
Sports Trading Cards:still haven't uncovered the shoebox in the garage but I know it's all Giants, A's, 49ers, Raiders and some cool stuff from soccer's 1994 World Cup.
Athlete Autographs:a memorable signature from 49ers great Dwight Clark ... first autograph ever, the fairly anonymous outfielder from the Mets' 1973 World Series team, George Theodore. ... can't make up something that obscure.
Favorite Sports Collectibles:49ers and Raiders Super Bowl art, framed and everything.
Dream Sports Job:Lead columnist
Favorite Jerseys:Juan Pablo Montoya Team Williams F1 shirt
Favorite Sports Brands:adidas, puma, gatorade
Favorite Ballgame Foods:garlic fries
Beer of Choice:anchor steam
Hottest Athletes:Ana Ivanovic comes to mind.
Ugliest Athletes:I'm no Brad Pitt but if I had to choose, perhaps hockey player Mike Ricci?
Favorite Sports Announcers:Lon Simmons and Bill King
Least Favorite Sports Announcers:Myron Cope ... guess you have to be a Steelers fan to appreciate.
Favorite Sports "Experts":Frank Deford of Sports Illustrated
Least Favorite Sports "Experts":Skip Bayless is not my favorite but can't say I "dislike" him.
Favorite Sports Movies:Hoosiers, Winning, Downhill Racer, On Any Sunday,
Favorite Sports Books:Sports In America by James Michener
Favorite Sports Websites:faniq.com ... what else?!?!?
Sports Video Games I Play:Tiger Woods PGA Tour
Video Game Skill Level/ Playing Style:amateur and laid back
Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:Reading, travel
Movies:All the President's Men, Casablanca, Blues Brothers
TV:Plasma, what else!?!?!? Entourage, Monday Night Football and everything in between.
Music:Classic rock
Video Games:Ms. Pac Man
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