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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.

Copyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
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.

© RealClearSports 2010
8:24AM

SF Examiner: Warriors on the brink of irrelevance

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


SAN FRANCISCO — So what’s worse news, that the Sharks aren’t playing because of the Olympic break, or that the Warriors are?

Maybe Larry Ellison can sail his zillion-dollar boat right up to Chris Cohan’s doorstep, metaphorically if not literally, and get this sale under way. If there is to be a sale.

Read the full story here.

Copyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
9:04AM

SF Examiner: New year doesn't bring much hope for Bay Area sports

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


SAN FRANCISCO — This is a happy new year? The 49ers reveling because they didn’t lose more games than they won. The Raiders groping because they did lose more games than they won. The Warriors making us wish it were baseball season. The Giants and A’s making us wonder why we should wish it were baseball season.

Read the full story here.

Copyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
8:06AM

RealClearSports: A Different Christmas for Stephen Curry

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


OAKLAND -- This is a different Christmas for Stephen Curry. His first as a pro. His first away from home. His first playing basketball for a losing team.

Life is a learning process. Curry was ahead of the curve. His father, Dell, played in the NBA. Stephen knew more than others. But there was much he didn't know.

Read the full story here.

© RealClearSports 2009