Ray Ratto

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The A's finally got their lease extension with the Coliseum, which means you can go back to caring about more important things in life.
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Tony Dungy tried to defend Talent/Tolerance without saying so, and the decision to avoid dealing with that universal truth is now being branded as a phony and a homophobe. Neither character descriptor is easily shed.
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The long-awaited (as in "Wait Until It's Safe") Barry Bonds statue scheme is finally being unveiled, though not by the Giants.

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When Rex Ryan opens his mouth, good things happen. When asked if the Jets should be worried about the Patriots, he said the Patriots should be worried about the Jets. Try to contain your laughter.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seems to think the 49ers and Raiders want to share Levi's Stadium. Except neither want that. Time for a new plan, Rog.
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It has been well established that Oakland and the A’s are married to each other while not being able to stand the sight of each other. The stadium situation leaves Bud Selig asking himself one important question.
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Wednesday was not a great day for women, between Texas Tech, where a grand jury dismissed charges against football player Nigel Bethel II after a scuffle with women's basketball player Amber Battl

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Hero worship is as vibrant as ever, but the All-Star Game's lack of recognition for Tony Gwynn, Don Zimmer or Bob Welch was a mistake.
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Adam Wainwright’s “misquote heard ’round the world” made this All-Star Game particularly stupid, and the interview in which his backtrack was essentially extorted was genuinely idiotic.

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The Steve Kerr Era began with a

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Identify this major league baseball owner.

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The biggest problem with both the A’s and Raiders leaving is this: Without a team, we'll be stuck with the people who operate the city.
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If you are considering Brazil as a vacation destination, you may want to give the next Summer Olympics a tumble. Service is likely to be a little spotty for the next few . . . uhh, months, maybe?

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As the national spotlight focuses on the A's, it will be key to the team's success to ignore the question, "Who deserves more credit?"

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