Monthly Archives: February 2013

California Legacy Series: Two NYC MLB teams depart for CA

For this, the final installment of my first CLS series, I discuss the history of one of the biggest rivalries in baseball, and how the rivalry was transplanted from the New York metropolitan area to California, and why.  The Dodgers-Giants … Continue reading

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The 2013 Oscars in review

So, the Oscars are over. I am not going to discuss the winners, or the losers. That’s for people who don’t care. I address the Oscars as someone who likes film, enjoys going out to the movies, and thinks the … Continue reading

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California Legacy Series: The “Snake” Ken Stabler

In this CLS profile, we look back at the glory days of the Oakland Raiders, and the quarterback who led them there.  A true original, Ken “The Snake” Stabler is not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but for … Continue reading

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Why Danica Patrick Should Stand Tall

Danica Patrick did not win the Daytona 500, but she did more for her own cause than even she realized. With women still fighting to break into NASCAR, her eighth place finish, even with a five place slide at the … Continue reading

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California Legacy Series: The (renewed) NBA Battle for Los Angeles

For the second entry of the CLS series, we will review the renewed rivalry between the two Los Angeles NBA teams, and its significance in the grand history of both teams histories.  Recent history aside, the National Basketball Association’s presence … Continue reading

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California Legacy Series: Bill Walsh worked for the Raiders

In the first of a series of blog entries focused on California sports, its history, legacies, and finest hours, I open with an interesting gem of our history, which for the 49ers and their fans, is something not often thought … Continue reading

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Bond 50: The Music

To celebrate the release of Skyfall onto home video, I shall do one more, shall we call it a bonus, rendition of my Bond 50 blog series, even though it’s technically Bond 51. Whatever. For this, the bonus entry, I … Continue reading

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