Marcus Thompson II
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Thompson: Playoffs!? Raiders should be content with 8-8
Oakland Raiders should be improved with additions such as Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and LaMarr Woodley, but playoffs might be raising the bar a little too high.
Kawakami: Giants' problems too big to be solved by Peavy
The San Francisco Giants needed Jake Peavy to be perfect on Sunday, because the Giants themselves are so, so far from that these days, as evidenced during the Los Angeles Dodgers' three-game sweep.
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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Giants Show Why They re Still Dangerous
Tuesday night's game showed why anyone who is ready to stick a fork in the Giants need to put them back in the oven.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
Today's Music Picks: Reunited Nickel Creek performs at Mountain Winery
Also, Arcade Fire performs July 30 at Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View.
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Why Bradley Cooper pulled shift at Burger King
Actor was preparing for “Adam Jones” role in London.