Category Archives: Sports

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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How we honor the dead–in this case, Hank Greenwald

If you grew up in the Bay Area and was a big sports fan like I was, you never really appreciated how many good play-by-play announcers worked in that market until you become exposed to their peers in other parts … Continue reading

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We led the Winter Olympics in big talk and meager results

The recently concluded Winter Olympics were a big disappointment for the U.S. Olympic team, its worst performance in 20 years. The U.S. team managed to collect just 23 medals, and almost half of them were in sports we invented. To … Continue reading

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A lot of football fans are afraid Patriots will win the Super Bowl

A lot of football fans are rooting for Philadelphia to win the Super Bowl Sunday because they hate New England, but they’re also afraid the Patriots will figure out a way to win the game. So I’m expecting a lot … Continue reading

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Nevada Union football as finishing school? Who knew

Sports are said to offer numerous benefits to participants beyond the competitive aspects: Teamwork, self-discipline, sportsmanship, and a sense of belonging they might not get anywhere else. In addition sports–football in particular–served as sort of a finishing school for those … Continue reading

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Is Kaepernick being blackballed by the NFL? You decide

The attorney for former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has repoertedly requested cell phone records and is scheduling depositions from at least 5 NFL team owners as he pursues a grievance alleging collusion against signing the QB to an NFL contract. … Continue reading

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