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Nicolas Kranz

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Nick is a 4th generation Cal graduate and does his best to follow the 49ers and Giants in addition to his beloved Bears. You can also find his writing at California Golden Blogs, where he primarily covers women's basketball and baseball. He promises to make an effort to help the growth of American soccer by following the Earthquakes. Nick currently is resigned to living in Sacramento, but he and his loyal wife make the trip west on interstate 80 as often as they can to take in Bay Area sports.

MOST RECENT POSTS

0-0 End To Defensive Slog

San Jose will be content with earning a point against one of MLS’s best teams, and Eduardo’s impact on the game will offer a tantalizing look at what San Jose might be able to achieve if they get...

Substitute Ryan Johnson Enters Game

Frank Yallop made another play for offense, bringing on forward Ryan Johnson for Arturo Alvarez. Dallas has had the better of play and there is a concern that another striker will open up the...

Brazilian Eduardo Comes On For San Jose

With the impact signings of Khari Stephenson and Geovanni, Eduardo became the forgotten man. Injured for the entire season, the Brazilian has been unable to make the impact he was supposed to...

Dallas Makes 1st Substitution

Midfielder Marvin Chavez just came on for the generally ineffective Atiba Harris. Meanwhile, the CSN broadcast brought up the possibility of oft-injured Eduardo finally playing at striker for the...

Quakes, Dallas Scoreless Through First Half

In a game dominated by organized defenses and uncreative offenses San Jose and Dallas remain tied at 0-0 after 45 minutes. Both teams have mustered only two shots, few of which have truly bothered...

Starting Lineups Announced - No Khari Stephenson

A small surprise in San Jose’s lineup – Khari Stephenson starts on the bench, perhaps still slowed by an injury suffered last weekend against Houston. Also, with Chris Leitch now healthy Bobby...

Quakes Face FC Dallas - Hottest Team In MLS - In Tough Home Matchup

Quakes Face FC Dallas - Hottest Team In MLS - In Tough Home Matchup

Quakes Survive Red Card, Injuries To Earn Road Win

Khari Stephenson had to leave with an injury. Sam Cronin made a poor challenge and earned a straight red. Tim Ward hobbled off the field late in the game. But Geovanni and a determined defensive...

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