Marcus Thompson II
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Thompson: Beane approach leaves A's to luck, prayer
Championship teams are built over time, but Billy Beane doesn't have that kind of time.
Thompson: NCAA tournament hype masks bad basketball
The college game is so bad that it's almost unwatchable, and egotistical coaches are largely to blame.
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
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Review: Fremont's Smoking Pig BBQ needs more time in the smoker
San Jose's popular Smoking Pig BBQ has opened a Fremont outpost, with live blues music and burnt ends to tempt the palate.
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Tom Hanks' son threatens Howard Stern
Feud between rapper Chet Haze and radio host goes back four years, to when Stern questioned rapper’s credentials as the son of a Hollywood legend.