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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
( D. ROSS CAMERON )
Kawakami: A's and Oakland have only each other

If Raiders follow Warriors out of Oakland, a new ballpark for A's becomes a realistic vision
 
Mark Purdy
( Ross D. Franklin )
Purdy: Baseball's pace rules are all about TV

Baseball's 'pace of play' rules announced by commissioner Rob Manfred are strictly to appease TV folks; fans at AT&T Park and O.co Coliseum are doing just fine. 
M. Thompson II
(Manica Architecture)
Thompson: Take emotion out of Raiders stadium issue

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is doing right by the city and Alameda County by seeking a stadium deal elsewhere rather than having his team pillage local tax dollars again. 
(LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
Big Sur getaway: Where pampering and wilderness meet

A weekend getaway to Big Sur marries luxury and rugged wilderness trail when the day's delights include stops at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur Bakery and a trail that goes straight up.