Category Archives: Sports

Derek Carr’s Two Touchdown Passes

I looked up the American Top 40 playlist for the weekend.  The Top 10 songs on August 19, 1978 were “An Everlasting Love,” “Magnet and Steel,” “Copacabana,” “Love Will Find a Way,” “Boogie Oogie Oogie,” “Hot Blooded,” “Miss You,” “Last … Continue reading

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Blake Treinen’s Loss

I took the buses over to Laney College and saw an almost empty campus.  I stuck around for just a few minutes before I got on the 1 bus to take me to the Fruitvale BART station, and I went … Continue reading

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Matt Joyce’s Two-Out Bases-Loaded Three-Run Double

I wanted to go to a last Tuesday movie before the beginning of the fall semester, so I took the buses out to Jack London Square to see “Atomic Blonde” again.  I felt sad leaving the theatre.  I took the … Continue reading

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Jharel Cotton’s Grand Slam Pitch

I heard about the closure of the main entrance to the Berkeley BART station for remodeling.  I wished I’d taken photos of the place before they fenced it off.  This happened to me move-in day for Berkeley students with dorm … Continue reading

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Kendall Graveman’s Rebound

I watched CBS Sunday Morning, as I usually do on Sunday mornings.  I got a phone call from my parents.  I listened to Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me on the radio as I took the bus over to the Fruitvale … Continue reading

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Sean Manaea’s One-Out Night

After seeing “Detroit,” I briefly thought of going to Taco Bell, but I just took the buses out to the Fruitvale BART station.  Apparently, the buses had stopped making detours because of the marathon, so my path was straight and … Continue reading

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Chad Pinder’s Second Chance

I was sleepy when I went off to work, so when I returned home, I took a nap.  I watched the Partridge Family episode “Soul Club.”  I wondered what they did with all the food they had in one scene.  … Continue reading

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