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Three Reasons You’re Not Improving Your Tennis Game Anymore

BY KAYLA BEIRNE Tennis is a deeply rewarding sport when you see yourself making progress, but when that progress stops, the motivation to keep playing goes with it. Sticking to what you’re good at and doing it regularly isn’t always enough to make improvement; tennis is no exception. Here are …

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Niners deliver early pick six knockout blow, shock Rams 31-10

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Jimmie Ward’s two first quarter interceptions of Matthew Stafford set the tone early as the 49ers shocked the Los Angeles Rams 31–10 in a Monday Night Football game at Levi’s stadium. Ward’s second interception, a 27-yard return for a touchdown with just under a minute to go …

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Recent sports scandals amplify “win at all costs” narrative

BY J.A.SCHWARTZ Sports franchises are driven by clearly defined forces that prioritize victory. When their teams succeed on the field of play, they’re likely to see local broadcast ratings improve, which helps drive advertising rates and interest in the club. Winning draws more fans, spending money on parking, concessions and …

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Worst auto service in the Bay Area ? Easy: Nissan of Burlingame

Ever experienced what you felt was the worst customer service experience of your life when it came to getting your automobile worked on ? If you’ve ever had the misfortune of dealing with Nissan of Burlingame, you’re not remotely alone with your ire, as we’ve reviewed an alarming amount of …

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Niners ugly 31-17 loss to Arizona further dims playoffs outlook

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER The 49ers came out flat against a decimated Arizona team and were never able to recover, falling 31-17 to the Cardinals Sunday afternoon. The loss further damaged the already precarious position the Niners (3-5) had created for themselves in their uphill battle to make the NFC playoffs …

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Clothing and Accessories You Need for Fishing

BY KAYLA BEIRNE Going out on the water without proper footwear is almost as bad as forgetting your fishing pole. Here are the clothing and accessories you need for fishing. Fishing gear goes beyond rods, reels, and tackle. You’re not ready to go until you have the right garb on. …

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Grizzlies comeback hands Warriors first loss 104-101 in OT

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies rebounded from an early 19 point deficit to hand the Warriors their first loss of the season, 104-101 Thursday evening at Chase Center. Golden State raced out to a 39-20 lead early in the second quarter, but sloppy play leading to …

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Obituary: Nina Louise Sparacino (1918-2021)

On the rainy morning of October 21, 2021, our beloved “Auntie Nina” went to join her family in heaven. She lived through more history than any of us could ever imagine. She experienced WWI and WWII, not to mention the Korean, Vietnam, Desert Storm and Gulf Wars. She lost her …

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What To Know About Riding a Class 3 E-Bike

BY KAYLA BEIRNE Class 3 e-bikes offer pedal assistance up to 28 mph. With this increased speed come more responsibilities. We go over what you’ll need to know. Cyclists know that their best is never enough. Bicycle engineers feel the same way. To further improve upon the electric bicycle, designers …

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Martinez, A Nostalgic Kind of Place

BY STEPHANIE RICKMAN There is a subtle magic that happens when crossing the threshold beneath the old train trestle at Alhambra Avenue in Martinez, CA. Standing tall, on long bronze legs of steel, the bridge is a rusty reminder of generations past when Gold Miners made their way to the …

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