Category Archives: Sports

SPEAKING OF SPORTS: New Giants golden boy?

Larry Baer, president and CEO of the San Francisco Giants, will have diminished power when he returns to the team from a suspension for getting in a well documented public scuffle with his wife. The day Major League Baseball announced … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Forget March Madness

Millions of Americans are preparing to goof off at work, take extended lunch breaks, cut classes, and spend the next four days in semi-dark rooms cut-off from civilization as they watch their March Madness brackets blow up in their faces. … 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: Are the Kings really contenders?

Believe it or not, the Sacramento Kings actually have a shot at making the NBA playoffs as the league enters its mid-season (sort of) break for the All-Star game. That’s a real change for a team that hasn’t been in … 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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It’s time to go bowling again for fun and profit

As ESPN is prone to say, it’s the “most wonderful time of the year” if you’re a college football junkie or a sports bettor. It’s bowl season again! From the Cure Bowl this Saturday (Tulane vs. Louisiana Tech) to the … Continue reading

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