Ray Ratto

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Tim Lincecum became the 29th pitcher in MLB history to throw multiple no-hitters, and anyone in this town who wanted to turn on him is now silenced.
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The news of the Athletics' lease agreement with Coliseum Authority on Wednesday was more of a symbolic exchange than anything concrete.
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In our world of instant judgment, Luis Suarez's self-destruction is entertainment for world family. But don't think one ravenous outlier will affect soccer fandom in America.
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If I am either Matt Vogel or Michael Fulton, I am on the phone to Luis Suarez’ agent now begging for an appearance for him to speak to my teams as a fundraiser.

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And now, the Kevin Love trade is dead. I hope you’re all very proud of yourselves, because it’s your fault for wishing too hard and too irrationally.

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Sunday's 2-2 with the largely inert Portuguese was the perfect result for the U.S.

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Mark Davis, who runs the Oakland Raiders, at least to the extent that they are run at all, has an obsession.

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Gwynn told stories, Gwynn created stories, Gwynn was beyond comfortable in his own skin. There was nobody like him then, and there is nobody like him now.
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The World Cup is upon us and Senior Insider Ray Ratto ranked all 32 teams...
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Thom Loverro, a typist of quality from the Washington Times, respectfully requests that Giants fans reach out to him regarding his Michael Morse column from Tuesday, and we only bring it up becaus

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The World Cup is coming, so this might be a bit futbol-centric for a while.

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Donald Sterling calling someone a monster in defense of fighting for the First Amendment is a Deadwood monologue waiting for a plot treatment.
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Bob Welch cast a long shadow with all he entertained. His legacy is that of a central figure in two of MLB's most enduring 1980s teams.
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Joe Thornton's name has come up in trade rumors, but he's got the power to say no to a trade. So all the talk may be much-ado about nothing.
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Off the top, Baltimore’s Manny Machado has lousy aim – I mean, how do you aim a bat-put at the pit

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