Age is just a number

Vik-tory Lap

Meanwhile, at 36, Fed is still running the show. Federer is about four years older than all of the aforementioned competitors, and he is still the one on the court during the final.
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Spoils of victory

Vik-tory Lap

But if I’ve learned anything from the Kobe heartache, it’s to enjoy being at the top while it lasts, appreciate the run once it’s all over and then stay on the wagon when everybody jumps off.
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A hater’s plea

All in all, it’s a major improvement for sports fans, but being unable to criticize players without being perceived as anti-player, anti-labor and anti-fun is an overcorrection I remain baffled by.
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Heading for greener pastures

I think I share the feeling of most Cal football followers that we don’t really know what to make of this season. The Bears’ latest campaign seems to be a jumbled mess of highs and lows, one that, despite the losing record and the abysmal Pac-12 record of 2-7, seems
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It’s not pretty

When it comes to evaluating a team’s potential trajectory over the course of a season, I prefer to reserve any type of serious assessment until, at minimum, we’re a quarter through. While it’s easy to jump on an early-season narrative and ride with it until the very end, such a
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Tough questions

Of course, a loss in the Rose Bowl to end the season wouldn’t all of a sudden make 2017 a failure. But, if the season does come to a close amid the palm trees, reflecting upon the year and thinking about how next season looks may become a lot less fun.
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