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    April 29, 2013

    Jason Collins Becomes First Openly Gay Male Athlete Playing in America's Major Sports

    "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." So begins Jason Collins' essay in the upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated. And with that, Collins became the first active male athlete from America's major sports to come out as gay. We all knew somebody was going to do it sometime. It was j ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    Top 12 Moments of The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance

    With the New Year just hours away, we can finally say it without fear of a buzzer-beating jinx: 2012 marks The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance. These things tend to come in cycles. The Bay's Age of Terrible Sports was a long, cold winter. Game Six in '02 was the first snow, and the blizzar ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Warriors Beat the Heat and Show the World Their New Swag

    Last night's win turned heads. It's not just that the Warriors beat the defending champion Miami Heat; not just that they led after every quarter. The Wizards, after all, have also beat the Heat. The win turned heads because it showed the world how the Warriors have won 12 of their last 15 games, in ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012
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    June 20, 2012

    LeBron James and the 2001 Oakland Soldiers

    This week's feature story, Swoosh Dreams, describes how the Oakland Soldiers became one of the best travel basketball teams in the country. The program's co-founder, Calvin Andrews, believes that the Soldiers' rise can be charted along three turning points. The first was when Izzy Washington, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Jeremy Lin Latest One Who Got Away from Warriors

    ​The Golden State Warriors' transcendent moments have resonated so strongly because the team's status quo is unmitigated failure. Failure has built up atop failure, creating a rich loam with which to grow more failure. The franchise that traded Robert Parrish and the draft pick that became Kevin M ... More >>

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    March 9, 2011

    Miami Horror Thinks American Culture Is Strange, Is Not That Into the '80s

    Miami Horror sheds some light​Everyone's talking about Miami these days, whether it be the electronic show to end all --  Ultra Music Festival -- or how horrible the Miami Heat is playing. Break out of those mundane conversations and introduce your ears to Australian band Miami Horror, k ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Jeff Garcia and 'The Jerseys That Should Not Be'

    Et Tu, Jeff?​Jeff Garcia is one of my favorite football players of all-time. I first saw him play -- in person no less -- in October of 1990 when he very nearly led San Jose State to upset a damn good Cal squad in Berkeley. The Bears held on, 35-34. He next crossed Bay Area fans' paths when he pla ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    Chris Cohan's Worst Screwups As Warriors Owner

    ​With the end of Warriors owner Chris Cohan's 16-year tour of mismanagement here, long-suffering fans of the franchise are jubilant. The team was sold for a record $450 million to a group led by Joseph Lacob, a Celtics part-owner and partner at the Menlo Park venture capital firm KPCB; and Mandala ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    LeBron James: A Whore For Our Times

    ​First things first: LeBron James owed the Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans nothing. Professional basketball is a business. And, in choosing to jilt the Cavs and the fans who had loved and supported him since his schoolboy days, he ostensibly made a business decision. Cold-hearted -- but that's ... More >>

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