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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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Kawakami: 49ers not getting home-field advantage from new home

NFL Thanksgiving Day showdown with Seattle Seahawks not only a test for San Francisco 49ers, but it's also a test for tranquil Levi's Stadium 
Mark Purdy
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Purdy: 49ers, Seahawks victims of NFL greed

Thursday's huge game between two physical teams shouldn't be held only four days after the 49ers and Seahawks endured the last moments of their previous car wrecks ... excuse me, their previous games 
M. Thompson II
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Thompson: Bethea steadies 49ers secondary

The stability Antoine Bethea brings, the assurance he provides with his sure tackling and mistake-free coverage, has been a season-saver for the San Francisco 49ers.