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Week 5- Win 2

It seems like more than two weeks ago that the Raiders had just beaten the Jags, and that result, mixed with their solid showing against the Colts in Week 1, had Raiders’ fans secretly thinking about a possible playoff team. Here we are, just two weeks later, and although the narrative still seems […]

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Tweets From The Bay: 10/4/13

Each week the Three Bridge staff is scouring the Twitternet to bring you the best tweets from the Bay Area’s pro athletes. Every Friday we publish the best: be they hysterical, sad, or downright motivational. We start things off with one of the hottest players on the best Bay Area team at the moment…   […]

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ALDS- Tigers @ Athletics- Game 1 Preview

Three Bridge Sports is going to try to have a re/pre-view of each game of the A’s postseason with combined analysis of the previous game and the upcoming one. Since this is the first game of the A’s postseason it will not have a review section of course, which only means that the […]

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#15 Washington at #5 Stanford Preview

When: Saturday, October 5th 7:30 pm PT Where: Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto, CA   As I outlined in Tuesday’s article “The Season Starts Now”, Stanford football is entering the pivotal stretch of their 2013 season. Saturday’s matchup features two undefeated, top-15 teams in Stanford and Washington. Last year, it was the Huskies that […]

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These Sleeved Jerseys Must Be Stopped

I advocated earlier on this website for the Warriors to be pioneers of offensive basketball. They have indeed done this, but not with the right meaning of offensive. You see, the Warriors were the first NBA team to make the switch to a sleeved alternate uniform, and the rest of the league is quickly following […]

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Can The A’s Get Some Hardware?

During the last decade or so, the Oakland Athletics have done pretty well in loading up their trophy case with MLB awards. Bob Melvin won Coach of the Year last season, three of the last nine AL Rookies of the Year have been A’s, and if we go back to 2002 the A’s […]

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Follow-Up of Hunter Pence’s New Contract

Back on September 24, 2013 I wrote a piece that previewed the contract breakdown between Hunter Pence and the San Francisco Giants. As I do not work in the Giants front office I could only estimate the deal from my research. So let’s see where I was right, and wrong… To begin, Hunter […]

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The Season Starts Now: Stanford Football

Stanford has steamrolled through its first four opponents by the tune of 165-78. The win over No. 22 Arizona State was nice and all, but for the most part an undefeated first month was the expectation for the No. 5 team in the country. While the Cardinal took care of business in September, […]

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Anagramming the A’s

As the leaves start to change from green to gold (or in Northern California, as the grass starts to change from gold to basically the same shade of gold), the mind of every baseball changes from honest, objective measures of players—homers, OPS, and wOBA are basically it—to the metrics that really tell us […]

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Le Jeu Dangereux

I never took French, but something told me that “the dangerous game” would sound better in French. This week’s recap is going to be exactly that, the most dangerous game any sports’ fan can play – the “What If” game. It’s a game that can haunt fans for weeks, months, or even years. […]

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Back On Track: Niners-Rams Recap

There is obviously a lot to praise from last night’s game against St. Louis. The Niners rushed the ball effectively (40 attempts for 219 yards), prevented Sam Bradford from beating us (he finished 19-41 for 202 yards, one TD and a pick), and proved that the Rams really don’t have a run game (19 […]

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All Hail Anquan

Anquan Boldin wasn’t supposed to be an elite receiver this season. Despite a big postseason during the Ravens’ run to the Super Bowl, he was well on the wrong side of 30 and coming off a relatively quiet 2012 regular season that most pundits felt was indicative of his level moving forward. The Ravens […]

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Week 4- Win 2

Monday Night wasn’t pretty for the Raiders as they lost pretty handily to the Broncos, and quite possibly lost their starting quarterback for this weekend. Even though there were a lot more negatives than positives, there a few positives to take out of the game. Pryor’s connection with Denarius Moore gave them their […]

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Stanford at Washington State Preview

When: Saturday September 28, 7 pm Pacific Time Where: Century Link Stadium   Another Saturday, another win for the Stanford Cardinal. Going into last weekend’s top-25 matchup against Arizona St., I thought the game might be competitive because the Sun Devils have looked good this season. I forgot how good Stanford is at […]

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Niners-Rams: Thursday Night Preview

Heading into St. Louis for Thursday night football, just four days after being embarrassed at home by Indianapolis, the Niners face a lot of questions on both sides of the ball. The Niners sit at 1-2, tied for last place in the NFC West and two games behind the Seahawks atop the division. […]

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What The Final Weekend Means For The A’s

With just a weekend series against the Mariners remaining, A’s playoff baseball is right around the corner. As much hype as the AL Wild Card race has received, the race for the top-three seeds in the American League is pretty close as well. The A’s currently sit two games behind the Red Sox, […]

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It’s Time For Quinton Patton

With three games now in the books for the San Francisco 49ers, it’s clear that the jury is still out on this team. With an encouraging win against the Green Bay Packers in week one, and lack-luster (to say the least) efforts against the Seattle Seahawks and Indianapolis Colts, it’s hard to figure […]

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Who Has The Edge: Pac-12 vs. SEC

(Photos Courtesy of RammaJammaYellaHamma)     The SEC is widely regarded as the best college football conference in the country, for good reason too. The last seven BCS National Champions have hailed from the Southeastern Conference. Until someone dethrones this giant, it will be hard to argue against, but the Pac-12 has compiled quite the […]

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How Bad Could It Get For Cal This Weekend?

The Cal defense has been regularly victimized already this season, giving up an average of 42 points per game on their way to a 1-2 record. To make matters worse, they are now heading to Autzen stadium, home to an Oregon team that has averaged over 60 points per game thus far, while […]

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Pence and Lincecum Offseason Preview

With only 6 games left there is no doubt that the Giants are thinking about next season. Well, they’ve probably been thinking about next season since the end of July when, all of a sudden, the defending champs were 10 games out. Even though this season the Giants were, and I guess still are, […]

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Quick Hit: The A’s Repeat As AL West Champions

The Oakland Athletics once again reign supreme in the AL West. Yes, those A’s that sport a payroll of less than $70 million, fifth lowest in all of baseball. Yes, those A’s whose top paid player has contributed all of 0.2 rWAR through the 2013 season. Yes, those A’s whose “ace” is only paid $3 […]

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At the beginning of the season I said that before each game, Three Bridge Sports would have a preview of how the Raiders could win that week’s game. Some previews were going to be relatively simple to show how the Raiders could win (last week for example). There were going to be some […]

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The Niners Have Lost Their Mojo

We fudged up, guys. The sad reality is that we flat out got beat by a better team. The Colts held onto the ball, didn’t shoot themselves in the foot with penalties, and executed in the red zone. We had trouble protecting Kap, our receivers didn’t get open, and we failed to capitalize on […]

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Kaepernick Should Run Wild On Sunday

In the Niners’ first two games, we haven’t seen much of Colin Kaepernick: Read Option God. Now, after he […]

Aldon Smith was arrested for suspicion of DUI early Friday morning, after officers received a call about a vehicle […]

Each week the Three Bridge staff is scouring the Twitternet to bring you the best tweets from the Bay Area’s […]

Let The Fun Begin: ASU at Stanford Preview

Stanford’s unblemished 2013 record is a nice way to start the season, but this weekend in Palo Alto […]

As I’m sure you all know, the Raiders play the Broncos this upcoming Monday in this week’s edition […]

While the A’s make their playoff push, the Giants are beginning to think about next season. Former MLB […]