Warriors finally embrace Oakland roots with new uniforms

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Back during the 2009-10 season, a time when Stephen Curry was a rookie, when the famous 2007 “We Believe” Warriors were all but a memory and Golden State was the proverbial bottom-dweller of the Western Conference, I frequently attended games in which the Dubs hosted their Hardwood Classics Nights. Instead
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And now, the end is near

It would be easy to sing the praises of the Cal football team and its head coach, Justin Wilcox. A victory against an SEC school, no matter how ugly, is a huge step forward for a team trying to assert a play style and identity that will live on long
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Blessings in disguise

As an analytical sports nut whose life revolves around school, sleep and when the next nationally televised primetime matchup will be on, my experience watching games live can be slightly obsessive. If a team’s drive has stalled at its opponent’s 29-yard line and it lines up to kick a field
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Costs of winning

You can’t say we weren’t warned. All week, Cal football head coach Justin Wilcox preached that Weber State was a well-coached team and that it would be another tough game to win. Offensive coordinator Beau Baldwin was similarly effusive about the Wildcats and their aggressive defense. It’s not like there
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Reckless endangerment of a career

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Since the Ball family’s initial rise to fame, they have been a walking media sensation, so much so that the family now has its own television show — it was the only realistic course of action given the world we inhabit after all. I’m not here to discuss my opinion
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Reserved Surprise

It’s safe to say that most people had very low expectations for the Cal football team this season. A new coaching staff with very few of its own recruits, a new defensive scheme and a starting quarterback not being announced until less than a week before the first game of
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Express Yourself

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This past weekend, Major League Baseball and its Players Association held their inaugural “Players Weekend,” a three-day stretch that allowed the game’s players to break the usual limitations on gear and accessories and deck themselves out in whatever manner their hearts desired. Instead of sticking with the traditional last name
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Various pegs, and so many holes

Every new coach comes in preaching “culture.” The incoming regime on any team must first distance themselves from the party that got fired to open the hole that they filled. There’s usually a slam article or two on the recently deposed, some shocking stories that linger — but may or
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Loyalty and sports

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Loyalty in the sporting world is a cute concept. There’s something about witnessing the Derek Jeters and Kobe Bryants of the world play for their entire careers with one team through thick and thin, to see grizzled veterans hang them up for good wearing the same threads they donned as
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