Category Archives: Golden State Warriors

SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Why women won’t get their ‘due’

There is an undercurrent of discontent among the players as the U.S. women’s soccer team gets ready to defend its World Cup championship. The discontent involves money–the women don’t think they’re getting enough of it. Several of the players sued … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: From high school star to ???

  The NFL Draft can make or break the dreams of college kids who have been working for years in hopes of playing professional football. Given his high expectations 4 years ago, I doubt few people were more disappointed at … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: MLB confronts its old nemesis

As we approach the 100th anniversary of the infamous Black Sox scandal, Major League Baseball is again grappling with the issue of betting on games. Ever since eight players on the Chicago White Sox were banned from baseball for conspiring … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Bochy’s ‘gut’ is probably right

Bruce Bochy, the only manager of the San Francisco Giants who has won a World Series (actually, 3 of them), announced this week that he will retire at the end of his 13th season running the team. Bochy is an … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Fans don’t like too much success

Tom Brady will be going for a record sixth Super Bowl ring when the New England Patriots play the Los Angeles Rams Sunday in Atlanta, and there are a lot of people who aren’t happy about it. At first glance, … Continue reading

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Splash Brothers didn’t wow the so-called college experts

The Golden State Warriors open defense of their NBA title tonight against Cleveland, and their success will depend a great deal on how well guards Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, aka, the Splash Brothers, perform in the best-of-seven series. Some … Continue reading

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It ain’t bragging if you can do it

Professional sports are┬ápopulated with team owners who made their fortunes doing other things, and believe they can work the same magic in the world of sports. Most of them learn the hard way that sports is a whole different game. … Continue reading

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