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9:37AM

RealClearSports: Cheers, Jeers - and Baskets - Follow Kobe

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


OAKLAND, Calif. -- The people who weren't cheering him were booing him. It was a game in the arena of the Golden State Warriors, but for Kobe Bryant, it could have been in L.A.'s Staples Center.

"Yeah,'' Bryant said, "when we're up, it does feel like a home game."

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© RealClearSports 2011
9:30AM

SF Examiner: Lakers bring electricity to town

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


The long ago Pacific Coast League baseball team was called the Hollywood Stars, a name both pretentious and truthful in Southern Cal. Down there, if you’re not signing autographs, you’re asking for them. It’s an L.A. way of life.

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Copyright 2011 SF Newspaper Company
7:42AM

SF Examiner: Keith Smart enjoying life at the top

By Art Spander
Special to The Examiner


He remembers the spoon being tossed into the metal sink at 4:30 a.m. Keith Smart’s father had finished his coffee and was leaving for work in Baton Rouge, La. Another day had begun, and for a boy, so had an understanding of what life was all about.


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Copyright 2010 SF Newspaper Company
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.

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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