Giants http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: How are athletes using their political and economic power? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-are-athletes-using-their-political-and-economic-power-0 <p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 06:51:57 +0000 Malihe Razazan 27343 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How are athletes using their political and economic power? Giants win national league division series! http://kalw.org/post/giants-win-national-league-division-series <p>The San Francisco Giants, today, won a dramatic, do-or-die playoff game against the Cincinnati Reds. MVP candidate Buster Posey hit a grand slam in the 6 to 4 victory. The Giants won three straight elimination games on the road, and now move on to the penultimate playoff series, beginning Sunday night, October 14th. In Oakland, meanwhile, in just about an hour-and-a-half, the A's have their own must-win game against the Detroit Tigers. All the excitement has San Francisco Chronicle reporter Scott Ostler thinking this is not just one of the best days in Bay Area baseball history.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:58:03 +0000 Ben Trefny 17906 at http://kalw.org Giants win national league division series! What's a fair advantage for professional atheletes? http://kalw.org/post/whats-fair-advantage-professional-atheletes <p>The next chapter in the story of athletes and performance enhancing drugs in sports has been written, and it takes place in San Francisco. Wednesday, Giants left-fielder Melky Cabrera was suspended for the rest of the year, without pay, by Major League Baseball, for failing a drug test: he had high levels of testosterone.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 23:51:04 +0000 Ben Trefny 15271 at http://kalw.org