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Wake of the Week archive: Trouble for local hero 10 years ago

Bud Geracie's archived column from 2004 that takes a sideways look back at the local and national sports scene 
Wake of the Week archive: An irreverent look at sports 10 years ago
Bud Geracie's archived column in 2004 that takes a sideways look back at the year in sport in 2003. 

Tim Kawakami
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Jim Harbaugh, Bob Melvin are new old friends

Budding relationship in the Bay Area between San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin, writes Tim Kawakami
 
Mark Purdy
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Purdy: Bud Selig offers revisionist history on A's-Giants territorial rights feud

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was in Oakland on Tuesday, along with A's owner Lew Wolff, and while there was nothing new about his blue ribbon panel's progress, he did say former San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie and former A's owner Walter Haas created the territorial issue
 
M. Thompson II
(AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
Thompson: Oakland Raiders' first-round draft pick Khalil Mack finally plays up to star billing

Star rookie linebacker Khalil Mack plays big for the Oakland Raiders.
 
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”