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“Wherever there is a position of power, there seems to be potential for abuse. I had a dream to go to the Olympics and the things that I had to endure to get there were unnecessary and disgusting.”
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Play to win

Without that kind of trust, the Bears wouldn’t have been in the position to pull of another highlight win over the Wildcats.
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Reasonable doubt

Run It Back

Colin Kaepernick has all the reason in the world to believe that the NFL’s 32 owners colluded to keep him out of uniform for the 2017-18 season and beyond. As a dynamic quarterback with postseason experience coming off a respectable season, Kaepernick objectively has been, at the minimum, a slightly
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It’s going to get ugly

It’s hard to know exactly what to take from No. 6 Washington on Saturday night 38-7 blowout of Cal football. Making too much of any individual’s play when the entire Bears squad was so clearly overmatched seems like a mistake, but I can say one thing for sure: the expectations
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The outliers

Kaepernick was once the NFL’s outlier, the sporting world’s outlier. But after No. 45, feeling empowered by the population that still finds ways to support his actions, decided to indirectly call the quarterback a “son of a bitch,” the script flipped. The outlier became the norm. Detractors couldn’t the sporting worldwide protests even if they tried.
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Warriors finally embrace Oakland roots with new uniforms

Run It Back

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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