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Douglas Quaid July 10, 2014 at 01:08 pm
Glad to see limits (hopefully) being place on high school football. The research shows time andRead More time again the damage being done to the human brain after consistent hits to the head. Minimizing the risk seems like the natural and best thing to do.
JMarsh July 10, 2014 at 02:15 pm
I totally agree with limiting the chance of brain trauma. One thing we need to remember is thatRead More junior high and high school students' brains are still developing.
Giorgio C. July 10, 2014 at 04:39 pm
For those who think it is ok for your kid to get their brain throttled, do you support their use ofRead More drugs, too? Mixed messages.
Bob Welch when he was playing with the L.A. Dodgers. Photo credit: Mike Powell/Getty Images
The Beast ! June 11, 2014 at 12:57 pm
He was my neighbor !
The Hunter June 11, 2014 at 01:12 pm
There is no "ocean front" property on the 200 block of 6th st
California Chrome. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.
Geoff Burton May 30, 2014 at 10:20 pm
Go California Chrome
robin May 31, 2014 at 09:57 am
cruel sport... Horses that don't make the track are slaughtered or abandoned. As with anyRead More equistrain "events' horses are mistreated so bad it makes the heart sink.
A Delargo June 4, 2014 at 01:59 pm
WHAAAAAA !
Evan Reed
Desert Rat May 28, 2014 at 03:15 pm
It is a bit of a quantum leap to equate a rich celebrity cheating on their wife with some other goodRead More looking female who is either a willing sex partner, or a gold digger looking for a pay day, with a rapist. Rape is usually about revenge, power, anger, payback, etc. Tiger Woods and the others had sex with a lot of other good looking women because they could. Apples and oranges. And just curious Bob the dentist, how are you such an expert on rape? You admit to never having been raped, yet you are so quick to opine that just because somebody finds her story to have some credibility issues, you assume they are chauvinistic, misogynistic, and uneducated? Or have we arrived at the point where any female who makes an allegation should automatically be believed?
Desert Rat May 28, 2014 at 03:16 pm
It is a bit of a quantum leap to equate a rich celebrity cheating on their wife with some other goodRead More looking female who is either a willing sex partner, or a gold digger looking for a pay day, with a rapist. Rape is usually about revenge, power, anger, payback, psychological issues, etc. Tiger Woods and the others had sex with a lot of other good looking women because they liked sex and they could. Apples and oranges. And just curious Bob the dentist, how are you such an expert on rape? You admit to never having been raped, yet you are so quick to opine that just because somebody finds her story to have some credibility issues, you assume they are chauvinistic, misogynistic, and uneducated? Or have we arrived at the point where any female who makes an allegation should automatically be believed?
Bob Perkins DDS May 28, 2014 at 03:48 pm
Desert Rat....Let me clarify..I am not equating rape with high risk sex...I was only saying thatRead More many men, in the celebrity life and otherwise, will risk everything, their careers, etc., to have sex....be it consensual or non consensual. As far as assuming that the women is telling the truth...I have no idea....without more info it would be presumptuous of me to assume anything...it is true, however, that many many men get away with rape, mostly recently Jameis Winston...the evidence against is hard to refute.....I would guess that very few rapes get reported as a percentage of total rapes...the statistics bare this out...and even fewer rapes, still, are prosecuted...thus, not too much fear of any athlete being sent to jail for rape. Mike Tyson is the only one I can think of though I am sure there must be others....
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Alan Vanderbilt June 11, 2014 at 04:13 pm
Parents ruin sports..
sportsnut July 14, 2014 at 04:39 am
Alan I agree. Parents coach to get their kids and kids friends a leg up. Kids are choosen too basedRead More on parents and kids being friends. Take AAU and All-Stars and positions in each sport. Parents coach because they want their kid in prime positions, kids are friends with certain kids or because a family does not like someone but the kid has talent not playing. You need "out of area" coaches to come and determine if a kid is "that good" to be at the next level not "locals" whom coach because that is the only way the kid will get playing time.
CowDung July 23, 2014 at 07:20 am
sportsnut: Seems like a perfect opportunity for you to get involved in coaching... If nothingRead More else, becoming a coach will give you a voice in the league to lobby for equal playing time for all kids, and rotation of positions--particularly at the lower levels.
The last man chosen for the draft today will become "Mr. Irrelevant."
jscapo May 11, 2014 at 10:03 am
Is there no local (SJC) news to post?
Smokey Bear May 14, 2014 at 12:59 am
Why is the trophy of a football player fumbling a ball, which is supposed to be a charity event forRead More Special Olympics. This is kind of offensive to special people who are in the Olympics. Seriously, I have a friend who excels in sports & has won the gold for years. Ahh, it's just kind of offensive to me to say that they are going to always drop the ball, because it isn't true.
Donald Sterling. Patch file photo.
Surf's Up April 30, 2014 at 10:26 pm
Again - this issue is about a material breach of contract. It is a standard morals, character andRead More behavior clause issue. Any violation of Mr. Sterling's privacy rights is between him and his mistress. Since the NBA and its franchisees are harmless, the censure and fine will stick. Sterling has a history of being litigious - so he may well litigate even if all the franchisees force him out, which they will. Either way through a conservator or sale - Sterling is out of the Clippers management business. This isn't a 1st Amendment issue - as no censorship or punishment was rendered by the federal government. Beast, the impact of the communication still violates Sterling's contract. This this not like a 4th Amendment "fruit of the poisonous tree case" - there is no wrongful federal or state government involvement. Sterling will need to seek redress from his mistress. And, he may seek redress from TMZ if they obtained the tape illegally. Which, as of yet there is no indication.
The Beast ! May 1, 2014 at 12:29 am
632. (a) Every person who, intentionally and without the consent of all parties to a confidentialRead More communication, by means of any electronic amplifying or recording device, eavesdrops upon or records the confidential communication, whether the communication is carried on among the parties in the presence of one another or by means of a telegraph, telephone, or other device, except a radio, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, or in the state prison, or by both that fine and imprisonment.
Steph Thomas May 24, 2014 at 07:43 pm
This is absurd!
Doc Rivers, coach of the Clippers. Screen shot.
The Beast ! April 30, 2014 at 08:08 am
Every American is entitle to his view and opinions and if they are not in synch with yours it doesRead More not make them wrong that's why they are opinions. You need to understand our constitutional rights and our civil judicial system. Don Sterling is suffering punitively over comments he made about a particular group of people. I think the courts would have issues with the fact that conversation he believed was private was used against him and now he is suffering punitively. Civil courts only need to prove 51% liable.
Joker Joe April 30, 2014 at 10:30 am
How many players quit over these private remarks? One? Five? Ten?
The Beast ! May 1, 2014 at 12:30 am
CASE & POINT ! 632. (a) Every person who, intentionally and without the consent of all partiesRead More to a confidential communication, by means of any electronic amplifying or recording device, eavesdrops upon or records the confidential communication, whether the communication is carried on among the parties in the presence of one another or by means of a telegraph, telephone, or other device, except a radio, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, or in the state prison, or by both that fine and imprisonment.
U.S. Open of Surfing. Patch file photo.
Liz Ccrowley April 5, 2014 at 01:53 pm
They should add other water sport likes a bodyboarding contest Many of our kids in HB, and aroundRead More the area are very good .all locals kids and adults .
Joker Joe April 6, 2014 at 12:18 pm
The city is for outsiders, not the locals!
The Beast ! June 2, 2014 at 02:12 pm
They should cancel this entire event. It only attracts dirt bags !
Dodger Stadium has made some changes in the off season. Patch file photo.
Brainwashed_In_Church March 27, 2014 at 10:36 am
I'll just watch all the Dodger games on TV this year. Oh, wait a minute. No provider is carryingRead More them for free. I guess I'll have to go to the beach or something.
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