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10:14AM

SF Examiner: Things are looking up in NorCal

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner



John Cook, who won the Charles Schwab Cup Championship on Sunday at Harding Park, was saying as a kid who grew up in Southern California — or “SoCal,” as he phrased it — how much he reveled in beating people and teams from Northern California.

Read the full story here.

C0pyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
9:29AM

RealClearSports: Warriors Send Don Nelson Swimming

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


He was busy. "Probably swimming with the dolphins,'' was the message on Don Nelson's answering machine. He meant the real ones, off the coast of Maui.

As opposed to swimming with sharks, the figurative kind, who symbolically chewed him up.

The ones who chomped him out of pro basketball, this time apparently for good.

Read the full story here.

© RealClearSports 2010
9:41AM

SF Examiner: New ownership for Warriors a good place to start

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


SAN FRANCISCO — Coming from the entertainment industry, where he was the poobah of National General, the late Gene Klein was used to having things his own way, which is what happens when you are successful in business. In fact, that is what makes you successful in business.

Read the full story here.

Copyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
9:59AM

SF Examiner: Mieuli’s impact on Bay Area sports won't be forgotten

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


He put chandeliers in the Cow Palace and Rick Barry’s jersey behind an office door, delivered bags of fruit to sports writers and delivered a championship to the Bay Area.

You could call Franklin Mieuli eccentric. I preferred to call him passionate. He had a beard, a deerstalker hat and a love of life.

Read the full story here.

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9:22AM

RealClearSports: Oakland: Sports Boomtown Going Bust

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


OAKLAND -- Never thought of this place as the city where dreams go to die.

Battered metaphorically as the poor sibling of San Francisco across the bay -- "There's no there, there,'' said local girl Gertrude Stein -- Oakland for a long while survived on its championship teams.

Read the full story here.

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