Ivano M

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Based in San Jose, Ivan Makarov is a writer for Fear the Fin. He also covers San Jose Sharks and San Jose Earthquakes for Sports Radio Service (www.sportsradioservice.com).

He's also Russian.

To contact Ivan, send an email to ivanomak@gmail.com.

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  • NCAAF BYU Cougars
  • NHL San Jose Sharks
  • MLB San Francisco Giants
  • Soccer FC Spartak Moscow
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Quakes playoffs hopes die


After a 1-0 win in the first game of playoffs over LA Galaxy, all that San Jose Earthquakes needed was a draw at home in the second leg at Buck Shaw Stadium. But their season came to an abrupt end...

Kings of stoppage time defeat Galaxy


An unexpected ending to the first leg of the San Jose Earthquakes - LA Galaxy series

Quakes Tie Timbers in Wondo-ful Comeback


What happens when you leave top MLS scorer and your best player on the bench? San Jose Earthquakes did that and found out it could actually be a good thing for them.

Lenhart a hero on Lenhart Wig Night at the Buck Shaw Stadium


San Jose Earthquakes have done it again. After failing to score all night and facing 1-0 deficit at home against Chicago Fire, Quakes were awarded a free kick in the dying seconds of the game 40 or...

Another late game thriller as Quakes preserve 2-1 victory against FC Dallas


While San Jose Earthquakes did win the close 2-1 contest against FC Dallas with the goals from Marvin Chavez and Alan Gordon, the game could have ended otherwise.

Wondo's hat trick propels Quakes to 5-0 victory and top of the standings


Playing away from the Buck Shaw Stadium for the first time since May 19, and in one of the key games of the season against second place Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes took care of business,...

Quakes Never Die - San Jose upsets RSL


Real Salt Lake dominated the majority of the game, but it was the San Jose Earthquakes that came away with a late game 2-1 upset.

Round 1 - what are they saying: is there hope?


Is there a hope for the Sharks in round 1 against the Blues? Some think so.

Nine game road trip challenge is ahead for the Sharks


Some of you may already know, but I'm now also covering San Jose Sharks for the Bay Area's Sports Radio Service - a radio show in SF/Sacramento and a website covering all Bay Area sports teams. Our Overloard Mr Plank suggested last night that I FanShot some of the more interesting stories I work on. So here's the story from this morning on what's ahead for the Akuli (the Russian equivalent of Los Tiburones - the phrase I will now use in every FTF article).

Offense rises - Sharks score seven against Lightning


With the recent improvement in the play of special teams and its offense, San Jose Sharks wanted to continue to build its confidence and success. This they did just fine tonight, as strong play by...

Sharks Gameday: Live by the Special Teams, Die by the Special Teams


What's causing the San Jose Sharks the biggest headache this season? A statistical look at how Sharks do when their special team play well or not

How to Win Fans, by Brent Burns


How does one become a fan favorite? A look at one of the most unique ways taken by San Jose Sharks defensemen Brent Burns to interact with the fans

Tragedy Strikes in Russia - Plane Crash Kills Most of HK Lokomotiv, Including Sharks Prospect Daniil Sobchenko


Plane carrying Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashed in Russia, killing 42 on board, including Sharks Prospect Daniil Sobchenko

Update from Ivano and Top 8 Reasons Why This Season Can't Get Here Soon Enough


Update from one of the writers on Fear the Fin, and some reasons why 43 days can't pass soon enough.

Predictions for the Western Conference Final from FTF and Around the League


Predictions from Fear the Fin and around the league for the upcoming Western Conference final between San Jose Sharks and Vancouver Canucks

Round 2 in Numbers: Who Made the Difference for the Sharks


An in-depth look at who contributed the most statistically to the Sharks victory over Detroit Red Wings

FTF Predictions and Other Predictions: Who Knows


Predictions around the league for the upcoming match up between San Jose Sharks and Detroit Red Wings

Sharks - Kings: Key Stats So Far


A in-depth look at the key stats in the series.

Ray of Hope: Worst Losses by the Last 10 Stanley Cup Champions


Do Stanley Cup champions ever lose the way San Jose Sharks did on Saturday against the Kings? A look at the worst losses by the last 10 Stanley Cup champions.

Profile of the Enemy: Curious LA Kings Players Facts


collection of interesting facts about Los Angeles Kings, the team San Jose Sharks is facing in the 1st round.

Predictions Around the League: Sharks in Five


What do the writers around the league are predicting about the upcoming playoffs matchup between San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings

Sharks Gameday: March of Marleau


March in numbers - a look at how the month of March went for the San Jose Sharks and who led the team in which categories.

Sharks Gameday: Familiar Waters


Preview of tonight's game between San Jose Sharks and Calgary Flames.

Sharks Gameday: Leap Month


A look back at the most successful February in the Sharks history and a look forward at what's next for the Sharks.

Sharks Gameday: Twins


If San Jose Sharks have a twin in the Eastern Conference, it is Washington Capitals. A preview of tonight's match up between the two teams.

Hot Streak Ends as the Devils Outlast the Sharks 2-1


San Jose Sharks streak of five wins comes to an end in New Jersey.

Sharks' January in Numbers: 10 Random Thoughts


A month of Joe Thornton - a detailed look at the San Jose Sharks statistics for January.

GameThread: San Jose Sharks at Phoenix Coyotes

  San Jose Sharks@ Phoenix Coyotes Monday, Jan 17, 2011, 1:00 PM PSTJobing.com Arena Sharks vs Coyotes coverage     Better late than never. 

Sharks Gameday: New Power Play


Preview of the upcoming NHL game between San Jose Sharks and Phoenix Coyotes.

Sharks Gameday: December's Turnaround


Didn't Sharks just have a pretty good month of December? Statistical breakdown on how and why they did and a preview of the upcoming game against Vancouver Canucks.

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