Patrick Daugherty

Patrick Daugherty writes Sporting Box — athletics with no gush. He wrote for the Berkeley Monthly before the Reader.

Some of his stories from the print archives:

May 3, 1990 Bum, Bummer, Bumming (how people act when you ask for spare change)

Aug. 13, 1992 Farewell, Nazi Harlot (a cursed second-hand Benz)

Dec. 1, 1994, page 32 What If We'd Been Named Edward? (author calls other Patrick Daughertys in the phone book)

June 15, 2000, page 40 Friends Called Him Bill (author's father)

Be sure to save the story file to your desktop and zoom in to read the text.

Notable among Daugherty's digital stories are his contribution to the June 15, 2000 Father's Day issue and the Nov. 9, 2011 cover Work 10 weeks, take 10 months off (love affair with Alaska - pre-pipeline- a 3-part series)

Latest Articles

The increasingly weird story of Peyton Manning

Winners never quit, unfortunately

The abiding question: Can a first-round NFL Hall of Fame quarterback, a legitimate superstar, who is now, according to many, in his football dotage, play one more beautiful game? The answer is no. The hope ...

You bought her a new stadium

It wasn’t long before her nagging resumed

Your girl, wooed away by the Swaggering Beast of the Midwest.

Peyton Manning meets Al Jazeera

An NFL quarterback’s spouse using HGH, prescribed or no, is a red flag

Best not to believe anybody when it comes to doping.

Siri, are the Chargers moving to L.A.?

Battle of the talking apps

I clamber out of bed, make for the kitchen and coffee. While passing through the living room a thought arises, “There’s too much Apple dreck in my life.” I have a second-generation iTouch with a ...

More golf courses are closing than opening

About 400,000 players left the sport last year

Last April I wrote a column about taking up the game of golf. My previous golfing experience occurred many frog lives ago, having to do with a road trip, two women, two guys, the usual ...

When should a game be canceled?

There’s no “Commission on Whether to Cancel Sporting Events”

There were seven separate terror attacks in Paris. The first two killed four people (three suicide bombers and one civilian), outside Stade de France, the national sports stadium. France was playing Germany in an international ...

The NHL could go to Vegas

Except...think Las Vegas and you don’t think of hockey

Vegas on ice.

The NFL will lie to you. Anytime. Anywhere.

Dog-and-pony show reeks of NFL ego

Chargers public hearing on relocation.

The imaginary offseason

Which sports have the shortest and the longest?

Punching the clock with pro athletes.

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