Shelli DeRobertis 2 p.m., July 30
Patrick Daugherty was the author of the weekly Sporting Box column since 1995. He died April 20, 2016.
He wrote for the Berkeley Monthly before the Reader. Some of his notable Reader stories include:
Bum, Bummer, Bumming (how people act when you ask for spare change)
Farewell, Nazi Harlot (a cursed second-hand Benz)
“What If We’d Been Named Edward?” (author calls other Patrick Daughertys in the phone book)
Friends Called Him Bill (author’s father)
Work 10 weeks, take 10 months off (love affair with Alaska, pre-pipeline — a 3-part series)
No need to study boring stats
The Box solves NCAA tournament’s bracketology.
As in the NFL, as in San Diego Chargers, as in Philip Rivers
Now we come to Preventing Motor Skill Failure Through Hemisphere-Specific Priming: Cases From Choking Under Pressure. Authored by those impetuous funsters at Faculty of Sport Science, Technische Universität München, located in München, state of Bavaria, ...
Doesn’t seem possible, but he hits the ball consistently
I’m standing in front of the Lodge at Pebble Beach. Here for the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. It’s Tuesday. Players, those who are here, have today and tomorrow for practice rounds. The tournament goes off ...
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 ...
It wasn’t long before her nagging resumed
Your girl, wooed away by the Swaggering Beast of the Midwest.
An NFL quarterback’s spouse using HGH, prescribed or no, is a red flag
Best not to believe anybody when it comes to doping.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...