Warriors’ 124-119 win over Celtics was an inside job

Friday night in Boston, that great 3-point shooting team, the Celtics, lost to those renowned musclemen, the Warriors.

By | December 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Warriors on verge of record (and not THAT one)

No NBA team has ever finished 7-0 on a seven-game road trip. The Warriors have won five games on their current “playcation.”

By | December 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Warriors dominating games – but how about All-Star voting?

The team that hasn’t lost in 23 games is liable to send just two representatives to Toronto.

By | December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

When the Golden State Warriors lose a game

Sorry, Martin O’Malley will not win the Democratic presidential nomination. And the Warriors will lose a game this season.

By | December 9th, 2015|7 Comments

The real reason 49ers are benching Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is headed to the bench, a move that was preceded, and followed, by waves of debate. As it turns out, we were asking the wrong questions.

By | November 3rd, 2015|1 Comment

What Mark Davis said at the Raiders relocation hearing

The NFL’s public hearing in downtown Oakland on Thursday night was, for the most part, a sad spectacle. But one man deserves credit: Raiders owner Mark Davis.

By | October 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Is it time to ban the Indians?

"Indians" is not the equivalent of "Redskins." But it's easy to understand why it offends people.

By | October 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Baseball treasure, purchased for a nickel

And then I saw them: baseball cards. These were different. They were old. Really old, like from a dim era of wool uniforms and athletes nicknamed “Pinkey.”

By | October 20th, 2015|2 Comments

Jeff Gordon’s first car is out there somewhere

It’s not like John Bickford spends his days sleuthing. But for years he has kept an eye out for his stepson's first Quarter Midget racer.

By | September 23rd, 2015|6 Comments

The Tom Kelly Files

Sometimes the best anecdotes just don’t fit the story you’re working on. Like these Tom Kelly stories.

By | September 16th, 2015|0 Comments