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Kaepernick will stand during Anthem

Colin Kaepernick is so self-serving. Last season, he didn't stand during the Anthem. Now it's being reported he will stand next season. I'll tell you why he'll stand. He's a free agent and he doesn't want his kneeling to affect his job prospects with teams who might frown on what [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|16 Comments

Wine tasting with Lowell

Being recently retired, I went wine tasting on Thursday with my great friend Mike Murray. I mean now a Thursday is as good as a Saturday. Usually, I taste in Dry Creek but for a change-up (baseball metaphor there), we went to Sonoma and tasted on the Square for starters. [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|4 Comments

Kaepernick opts out

Being reported Colin Kaepernick will opt out of his 49ers contract and probably test free agency. The 9ers don't need him, so good. Let him go. If he thinks he'll get a starting job with another team, totally deluded. Somehow, he opted out of being a good quarterback a few [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|7 Comments

What Lowell does

Today, get a smog check on my car, buy a bottle of wine at Kermit Lynch in Berkeley, finish Moby Dick -- looks bad for Ahab, take a nap. Retirement is torture.

By | January 31st, 2017|10 Comments

Moby Dick

As some of you know, I'm rereading Moby Dick. I read an abridged version in high school, so it's like I'm reading it for the first time. I'm on page 500 of an edition with 671 pages and The White Whale has not yet made an appearance. This I didn't [...]

By | January 28th, 2017|6 Comments

Sports figures ripping Trump

When I wrote sports columns I never talked politics -- as far as I can remember. I take that back. I questioned Kaepernick talking politics in the locker room after real games and I expressed disappointment that an activist like him did not vote. But I usually stayed away from [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|54 Comments

Dreams

Crummy night's sleep. Kept dreaming I had to cover a Giants game but couldn't find my press credential. Turned my house inside out. No credential. Woke up in a frenzy and realized, hey, I'm retired. Realized the credential dream is a variant of the academic paranoia dream. I'm taking a [...]

By | January 22nd, 2017|7 Comments

How to reach Lowell

Hey, you can get to me on Twitter or my email: Lacohn@aol.com. I ¬†know my aol account shows I'm an old fogey. Duh. The La in my email is Lowell Arthur, not that the world needs to know.  

By | January 15th, 2017|0 Comments

A baseball story

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By | January 14th, 2017|18 Comments

Raiders, the kid never stood a chance

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By | January 7th, 2017|37 Comments