Stories from Robert Rubino
Rubino: Today's short pitchers can look to counterparts in past
In the opener of a recent three-game series at Oakland, baseball aficionados could cheer for two of today’s littlest players.
Rubino: Davenport's legacy goes beyond trivia
The former Giants jack-of-all-trades, who died earlier this year, should be more than an answer to a rather denigrating trivia question.
Rubino: Ali's career in the ring had highs and lows
Within his greatness as a fighter, there were enough metaphorical slips, clinches and low blows to make him a hero in a truly classic sense: flawed.
Rubino: You can't spell LeBron without an L
If the Warriors repeat as NBA champions, LeBron James will have surpassed Wilt Chamberlain as a top 10 player in league history with the most Finals defeats.
Rubino: Warriors fans might find 1976 collapse haunting
If you’re a Warriors fan of a certain age, you might be haunted by what happened 40 years ago.
Rubino: Once-beloved Pacquiao becoming a lot less likable
More discerning boxing fans likely see the boxer as a variation on so many former champions before him.
Rubino: Giants still looking for Bonds replacement in left
The Giants are starting their ninth season without Bonds and they have yet to find a left fielder capable of matching his power.