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Below is a list of all authors appearing in Sports Today, along with the title of their essay.


I Dreamt Duffy Hit a Triple (San Francisco Giants, 2015)

Michael Altfest

Goodbye Big Time Timmy Jim (San Francisco Giants, 2015)

Rooting for two dynasties (NFL, 2015)

Steve Baker

Greatest memories: a drive, a baseball and a bonus (Reminiscences, 2014)

Michael Berkowitz

Southpaw: A Knockout (Movies, 2015)

Steve Bigbee

Steve Raider Bigbee (Super Fan, 2015)

Alyssa Block

Despite the Loss, Big Game was a Winner (Cal, 2015)

A Very Special Win (Cal, 2015)

James Brandt

Climbing Value – Profile of James Brandt (Mountaineering, 2015)

Thomas Brannon

Thomas Grimraider Brannon (Super Fan, 2015)

Paul Brekke-Miesner

Warriors Record Run Adds to Oaktown’s Pedigree (Warriors, 2016)

Oakland, the city that changed the face of sports (City of Oakland, 2015)

Kirk Bronsord

Kingsford Kirk (Super Fan, 2015)

Robinson Brown

Ken Shank at Dillon Gym, Princeton University (Basketball, 2015)

David Bush

Tales of Spring Training and the Pink Pony (Baseball, 2016)

Walter Champion

How Baseball Changed My Life (Baseball, 2015)

Jon Adair Chochon

Rhinestone Raider (Super Fan, 2015)

Harvey Cohen

A Giant Memory/Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants, 2014)

Carla Conley

Sparkle Raider (Super Fan, 2015)

Isaac Cronin

Santa Cruz fishing story (Fishing, 2015)

Eileen Curran

Wilt Chamberlain – A true hero (NBA, 2014)

Nick Curran

What the NBA Draft Was Like 40 Years Ago (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

 A Personal Tribute to Monte Irvin and Jackie Robinson (Memorial Tribute, 2016)

Remembering the Los Angeles Lakers' 33-Game Win Streak (Basketball, 2015)

Sign of the Times: 2015 vs. 1975 (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Profile of a class act / J. Walter Kennedy (NBA, 2014)

Sy Berger, NBA's trading card maven (NBA, 2015)

Jose "Big Daddy" Delgado

Jose "Big Daddy" Delgado (Super Fan, 2015)

Glenn Dickey

A splendid idea / Bill Walsh (San Francisco 49ers, 2015)

LeBron is Tough but It’s 5 Against 1 (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Steph Curry: Not an Afterthought (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Andy Dolich

BillyBall or Beaneball? (Oakland A's, 2016) 

The Tim Duncan and Nate Thurmond Way: Teamwork (Basketball, 2016)

$4 Billion Dollar Tap Put (Sports Business, 2016)

All That Jazz (Warriors, 2016)

Beaking Bad (Baseball, 2016)

Taking the Tired Out of Baseball (Baseball, 2016)

There Used to Be a Ball Park (Bay Area Sports, 2016)

Golf’s Ten Commandments for the Driving Range (Golf, 2016)

Andy Dolich – Ode to March Madness (Basketball, 2016)

It Happens Every Spring (Baseball, 2016)

Too Many Tools (Sports Economics, 2016)

The Silver and Black Are Back ... and a Stadium Primer (Oakland Raiders, 2016)

Sturgeon General's Report (Fishing, 2015)

Skyboxification of Sports (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

Hoops Hades (Basketball, 2015)

Twas the night before Xmas... (Basketball, 2015)

Reprising Jim Harbaugh's Success (49ers, 2015) 

Defunct Franchises (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

One "L" of a Super Bowl for Santa Clara (Oakland Raiders) (San Francisco 49ers, 2015)

Introducing the National Avatar League (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

Time for the Return of the Multi-Use Sports Stadium? (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

Women's Professional Sports (Soccer, 2015)

Sharks' Teeth Soon Could Be Sharper Than Ever (San Jose Sharks, 2015)

Enough Already (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

Bike Gear (Sports -- General, 2015)

Triple Crowns on Two and Four Legs (Horse Racing/Baseball, 2015)

Looking Down, Not Up (Sports Economics, 2015)

Bluefin tuna primer (Sports Economics, 2015)

Chicken Little is loose! (Radio Talk Show Callers, 2015)

In Search of the Perfect Golf Swing (Golf, 2015)

Jim Harbaugh's lateral habenula (San Francisco 49ers, 2015)

L.A. story (NFL, 2014)

Play Misty for me (Sports Economics, 2015)

Pick Me a Winner (NFL, 2015)

Remembering Lon Simmons (Memorial Tribute, 2015)

Safest jobs in sports (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

Sports fans of the world, unite! (One Warm Shirt, 2014)

Statuesque (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

The Thrill Is Gone /B.B. King (Memorial Tribute, 2015)

Tough as Nails (NBA, 2015)

Virtuality Is Reality (NFL, 2015)

Chris Eaton

Kenny Stabler: Put Him in the Hall Now! (Oakland Raiders, 2015)

Jeff Elefante

The Greatest / Mohammed Ali (Boxing, 2015)

Pete Elman

The Nullifer (Warriors, 2016)

There Is No "I" In Team (Warriors, 2015)

Wait Till Next Year... Again (Oakland A's, 2015)

New Year’s Revelations (Warriors, 2015)

Just Win, Baby -- With Class (Oakland Raiders, 2015)

Golden State Warriors' Scoreboard! (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

The Fall Colors of Green and Gold (Oakland A’s, 2015)

The Fat Lady is Doing Scales... Offstage (Oakland A's, 2015)

A Day to Reflect -- and Chill Out (Oakland A's, 2015)

Across the water, but not out of our hearts (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Aftermath of a tragedy: The test begins (Oakland A’s, 2014)

Closure for a Raiders fan (Oakland Raiders, 2014)

It’s Never the Act – It’s Always the Cover-Up (NFL/Tom Brady, 2015)

Losing by the book: An epitaph? (Oakland A’s, 2014)

Rocket or flawed star? / Roger Clemens (Baseball, 2014)

The Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Leland Faust

Mega Agent (Sports Agents, 2015)

Nancy Finley and Chris De Benedetti

Oakland A’s championships (Oakland A’s, 2014)

The Finley’s dynasty days in Oakland (Oakland A’s, 2014)

Jim Fitzpatrick

A lasting impression (Roller Derby, 2014)

Bay Bombers 2.0 (Roller Derby, 2014)

Meeting Mighty Mike / Mike Tyson (Boxing, 2014)

Rob Flammia

A less than pleasant moment: Watch out for those giant beers! (Baseball, 2014)

Barry Bonds 73rd home run (San Francisco Giants, 2014)

Just to let you know! (Oakland A's, 2014)

A's fans boo A’s home run (Oakland A’s, 2014)

Candelaria M. Flores (Candy)

Raider Eye Cande (Super Fan, 2015)

Daniel Geary

Aerial autograph: Catching a Kaepernick bomb (San Francisco 49ers, 2014)

DeSean Jackson and the 2008 draft (San Francisco 49ers, 2014)

Finally a championship crown! (Fantasy Football, 2014)

In the zone (Basketball, 2014)

Summertime and baseball (Baseball, 2014)

Azel Wendell Grasty, Sr.

Oaktown Pirate (Super Fan, 2015)

Andre Johnson

Now a Raiders fan (Oakland Raiders, 2014)

Kenny Karst

Double Detroit delight (Baseball, 2015)

Ira Klein

No way they can win (San Francisco Giants, 2014)

Robin Williams (Memorial Tribute, 2014)

The baddest man in the world / Mike Tyson (Boxing, 2014)

Tyler Lobe

Fusco Selected As 2015-16 Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year (Bay Area Sports, 2016)

Richard Lupoff

Richard Lupoff – Nine Innings (Baseball, 2016)

On My Mind (Oakland A's, 2015)

Club Fighter / Yama Bahama (Boxing, 2015)

By the column inch (Newspaper Reporting, 2014)

I coulda had a 3-pointer (Basketball, 2014)

In a zone (Baseball, 2014)

Every fan’s dream (Oakland A's, 2014)

Meanest Baseball Stunt Ever (Baseball, 2014)

Raiders on a roller coaster? (Oakland Raiders, 2014)

Bruce Macgowan

1993 Giants season memories (San Francisco Giants, 2014)

Giants and Mets ... and Bing (San Francisco Giants, 2014)

Sports memories (Reminiscence, 2014)

The Heidi Game (NFL, 2014)

Warriors First and Only Championship (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Warriors Win Sends Fans Into Frenzy (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Memories of Wendell Kim (San Francisco Giants, 2014)

Wayne Mabry

The Violator & Super Fan (Super Fan, 2015)

Patric Mayers

Nostalgia's not what it was (Baseball, 2014)

Pati McGaffigan

The Maskaraider (Super Fan, 2015)

Ross McKean

Randy Johnson: Local boy makes good (Baseball, 2015)

Robert Moselle

The winner’s circle blues (Auto Racing, 2014)

Dave Newhouse

Shop Around: Growing Up With Motown in a Sinatra Household, by Bruce Jenkins (Book Review, 2016)

Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame Dinner (Bay Area Sports, 2016)

A Farewell to Francesco’s Restaurant (Bay Area Sports, 2016)

Oakland Warriors Forever (Golden State Warriors, 2015)

Not My Favorite Player (Football, 2015)

Last Bah Humbug for 2015 (Bay Area Sports, 2015)

A Tribute to Scotty Stirling (Memorial tribute, 2015)

Lou Campanelli, A Principled Force (Basketball, 2015)

A Tribute to Oakland Tribune reporter Jack Menges (Media, 2015)

A Tribute to Game-Changing Journalist George Ross (Media, 2015)

Remembering Kenny Stabler (Oakland Raiders, 2015)

A fond farewell to Lon Simmons (Memorial Tribute, 2015)

Berkeley Repertory Theatre delivers a hit (NFL, 2015)

Great fans, ideal location … Get me outta here! (East Bay Sports, 2015)

Lefty O'Doul's persuasive charm persists (Baseball, 2015)

Pete Carroll now a baseball fan (NFL, 2015)

Rozelle: A Biography (Book Review, 2015)

Save Oakland Sports is eager to help (Fan Organization, 2015)

Six months to correct a career divot / Brian Williams (Media, 2015)

Special pitcher, special man / Dennis Eckersley (Oakland A’s, 2014)

What have they done? (San Francisco 49ers)

Whitney Reed: He mastered life AND tennis (Tennis, 2015)

Big Shine Nieto

Big Shine Nieto (Super Fan, 2015)

Shea Ohlott

Skulls (Super Fan, 2015)

John Ourand

The Basketball Tournement Offers $1 Million Grand Prize (Basketball, 2015)

Year-old basketball event coming to ESPN / The Basketball Tournement (Basketball, 2015)

Howard Pearlstein

NBA Should Reform Intentional Foul Rule (Reader's Corner, 2014)

A hero my size (Baseball, 2014)

Ashol-Pan, golden eagle huntress (Reminiscence, 2014)

Dipper and the Munchkins / Wilt Chamberlain (NBA, 2014)

My all-time favorite photo (Reminiscence, 2014)

Nokomis, Daughter of the Moon (Reminiscence, 2014)

Secret traitor to my home team / Boston Celtics (NBA, 2014)

When the worst team played the best team (Baseball, 2014)

Rudi Petschek

The Emerald Mile (Book Review, 2014)

A challenge for the ages (White Water Rafting, 2014)

Laurel Poeton

A spring rain in Florida (Baseball, 2014)

Learning to love baseball, the hard way (Baseball, 2014)

Kathy Sandelin

Skull Lady (Super Fan, 2015)

Phil Schaaf

Baptism by lateral / The Big Game (Cal, 2014)

Andrea Sedano

Dre of the Dead (Super Fan, 2015)

Dan Siegel

49ers Preseason Report (San Francisco 49ers, 2014)

Jonathan Siegel

Whither the 2015 Oakland A's? (Oakland A's, 2014)

Play ball (Oakland A’s, 2014)

John Silva

El Cucuy & Super Fan (Super Fan, 2015)

Keith Smith

Crusader Raider & Super Fan (Super Fan, 2015)

Leigh Steingberg

NFL's Glowing Future Is Marred by Existential Threat

Tom Stern

Nuggets from Ol’ Diz (Baseball, 2014)

Meeting Joe DiMaggio (Baseball, 2014)

Ben Taylor

San Jose Giants are Loaded (Baseball, 2014)

Shelia Young

Is It Soccer or Is It Golf? (Golf, 2015)

Rewarding LPGA golf event to be held at Chardonnay Golf Club (Golf, 2015)

Jerry Warren

RaiderJerry (Super Fan, 2015)


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