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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 
Wake of the Week archive: An irreverent look at sports 10 years ago
Bud Geracie's archived column in 2004 that takes a sideways look back at the year in sport in 2003. 

Tim Kawakami
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Kawakami: Giants might make monster deal

The Giants are trying to get into every trade conversation they can, working to make a deal -- maybe a monster deal -- that improves the Giants just enough to get back into October to go for their fourth World Series title in six years. 
Mark Purdy
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Purdy: 49ers' new OC defends Kaepernick

Chryst says quarterback could have 'greatest year yet 
M. Thompson II
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Thompson: Spieth what American golf fans have been waiting for

Young lion has confidence, gumption to be great 
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.