Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cousins is investment gone bad for Kings

This is the time of year when investors decide whether to dump their lousy stocks and write off a loss on their taxes or hang on to their weak performers and pray for a miracle. Unfortunately for the Sacramento Kings, … Continue reading

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Old address book is reminder of road not taken

In the process of finishing up my Christmas cards this year, I thumbed through an old address book to see whether there was anyone I had forgotten. The book is filled with the  crossed-out addresses of friends who had been … Continue reading

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DeMarcus Cousins could learn from Jerry West

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” ― Satan, pondering his fate in John Milton’s  Paradise Lost.   The Kings have suspended DeMarcus Cousins. The world is filled … Continue reading

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Billionaire team owner wants public money

Should the owner of the Atlanta Falcons football team, whose net worth is an estimated $1.5 billion, and whose team would likely increase in value with a new stadium, finance the project on his own? That question was posed in … Continue reading

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Kings could learn from Granite Bay Grizzlies

I caught the final 10 minutes of the state championship football game between Granite Bay High School and Long Beach Poly on television Friday night. What a thriller as the Grizzlies, down by a touchdown, stormed back to tie the … Continue reading

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