Category Archives: Sports

New coach, new arena, but probably the same old Kings

The Sacramento Kings open their NBA season tonight in Phoenix with a new coach and a new arena, but with a roster that isn’t much different from the dysfunctional bunch that was the worst defensive team in the league last … Continue reading

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Has Nevada Union’s football coach given up?

Nevada Union’s last good chance to win a football game this season comes tonight when the Miners visit Granite Bay, but it remains to be seen how motivated they are in the wake of coach Dennis Houlihan’s remarks after last … Continue reading

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NU, Bear River still looking for first league wins

The Bear River and Nevada Union football teams will be seeking their first league victories in home games tonight that will probably be mud fests. Bear River has lost only one league game while the Miners are already 0-3, and … Continue reading

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Is Bear River good or bad? Who knows?

It’s hard to get a good read on the Bear River Bruins as they begin Pioneer Valley League play at home tonight against Lincoln. They looked impressive dominating then-No. 20 El Dorado two weeks ago, only to get clobbered by … Continue reading

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No Nevada Union upset pick this week

My prediction last week that Nevada Union would upset No.4 Rocklin was looking pretty good at half-time, when the Miners led 28-21. Then NU managed to give up 3 touchdowns in less than 4 minutes in the third quarter, creating … Continue reading

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After a 2-year hiatus, football picks are back with a major upset

Readers of this blog from the start may remember I ran a test during the 2013 football season to pick winners of league games in the Sierra Foothill and Pioneer Valley leagues. The test was a success as I went … Continue reading

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Lew Wolff, John Fisher: Baseball’s Oakland slum lords

The Oakland A’s have always played second fiddle to the San Francisco Giants in the Bay Area baseball market, but they’ve come to resemble the neglected step child since the Haas family sold the team in 2005 to a group … Continue reading

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