SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants had their press conference room closely guarded Wednesday, and for good reason. Inside, a replica throne was waiting for Thursday’s “Game of Thrones” night, and it was waiting for a victorious manager. That set up a potentially awkward situation. Bruce Bochy has done so many morose press conferences this season, but Buster Posey made sure his manager didn’t have to sit on a throne and discuss another loss. Posey’s two-run pinch-hit double with two outs in the eighth gave the Giants a 5-4 win and allowed Bochy to soak in his “Game of Thrones” moment. “Duane Kuiper is the one who got me watching it,” Bochy said, looking comfortable. “The only thing about sitting in this
Australian surfer Mick Fanning narrowly avoided a shark attack for the second time in three years in South Africa on Wednesday. Fanning, 36, was competing in the quarterfinals of the J-Bay Open in Jeffreys Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape against Brazilian Gabriel Medina when both athletes had to be pulled out of the water. Australian television footage showed the reported 8-10 foot Great White swimming around 600 meters from where Fanning and Medina were surfing.
Isaiah Thomas and his wife, Kayla Thomas, recently shared a picture-perfect vacation on Instagram and we're having major baecation envy. The Thomases took in ocean views and the R&R they deserved after a rough NBA season that ended with the passing of Isaiah's sister, Chyna Thomas, who died in a car crash during the playoffs.