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Random thoughts of a conflicted sports fan

The Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento is a fine place to watch a basketball game. I went there Friday evening to watch the McClatchy girls’ team play for the Division 1 state title. Given the small crowd, the steep … Continue reading

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How can anyone root for Kentucky?

Watching Kentucky knock away opponents in the NCAA basketball tournament is irritating. When Aaron Harrison nailed a three-pointer yesterday to seal a 75-72 victory over Michigan, I gritted my teeth and cursed in my head so as not to disturb … Continue reading

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When basketball was white or black

I watched the 2006 film “Glory Road” on television the other night and found myself awash in memories of New York, El Paso and a changing America.  The film is a quasi-documentary about Texas Western’s epic defeat of Kentucky in the … Continue reading

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