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2015 Niners Season Preview, or “The Descent”

Who’s ready for football!?!? Not anyone who roots for the San Francisco 49ers!!! As I explained in the intro to my 2013 Niners season preview, I’m something of a fairweather football fan. I don’t follow college football at all, because a) … Continue reading

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He’s on Fire

For basketball fans my age, the words “he’s on fire” carry a special meaning. NBA Jam came out 20 years ago, in 1993, when I was twelve years old. The arcade game quickly became a cultural touchstone, and by far … Continue reading

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I Love You More

My favorite Beatles song is In My Life. I love the song because, even though it’s a love song, it has a melancholy feel, as John Lennon recalls places, friends, and lovers from his childhood, things he’ll never forget, but … Continue reading

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The Greatest Moment of My Baseball Career

As I said in my 2013 MLB Preview, I have a deep and abiding love for the game of baseball, but the sad reality is that I was never much of an athlete, nor much good at the game. I … Continue reading

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