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
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Kawakami: Looking at Warriors' next presumed opponent, Memphis Grizzlies
It will take much more than Curry to beat Memphis
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Purdy: Draft will be truth serum for 49ers, Raiders
49ers general manager Trent Baalke and the Raiders' Reggie McKenzie will reveal much about their football philosophies by what they do this week in the NFL draft.
(Jay R. Brooks)
Brooks on Beer: Smoked beer
Ever heard of rauchbier? It's a smoky beer that goes well with barbecue and smoked meats.
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'The Avengers: Age of Ultron" already cleaning up overseas
New Disney/Marvel blockbuster doing well in South Korea, Britain and Russia, among others.