No. 18 Kentucky Tops No. 6 Louisville, 73-66 – ABC News

ABC NewsKentucky coach John Calipari was so focused on coaching his team that he barely noticed star forward Julius Randle was on the bench being treated for cramps. Fortunately for…

Will The Ravens Defense Step It Up In The Windy City?

The 4-5 Baltimore Ravens head to the Windy City to face the 5-4 Chicago Bears. The good news is that temps will in the low 60s which is quite balmy…

BuzzFeed’s Strategy Email

As one who’s building his own media organization, this blogger’s a big admirer of BuzzFeed, the news and entertainment website and social media system. Via a good dose of VC…

Hadiya Pendleton In Chicago, 8 Year In Oakland Old Killed By Guns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZCck8vnI4U Hadiya Pendleton was just 15-year-old, and shot in the back by someone who opened fire in a park near her high school on January 29th. That was this week,…

Jack Klugman Passes: The Odd Couple Legend And New Yorker

Even though he was born in Philadelphia and passed away in Los Angeles, Jack Klugman’s someone I always associate with New York City. The reasons are simple: his role as…

Ravens Ready to Face Raiders on Sunday

It feels like forever since the Baltimore Ravens last played at home. Their last home game was October 14 against the Dallas Cowboys. While the Ravens won the game, it…

Oakland City Adminstrator Fred Blackwell On The Oakland Army Base Project

Fred Blackwell’s a well-known name in the small World of San Francisco – Oakland economic development. He’s best known as the now-former head of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, and…

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Forbes’ Victoria Murphy Called Him “Unlikely Successor” In 2004

Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple Founder and CEO Steve Jobs’ pick to replace him prior to his passing (both shown above), can look back and laugh at Victoria Murphy (now…

Grammys 2012: LL Cool J Prayer For Whitney Houston

The 2012 Grammys got off to a somber but classy start, with show host LL Cool J skillfully channeling the collective sadness over the loss of Whitney Houston into a…

Dancing With The Stars: Hope Solo Beats David Arquette and 7 Live

Larry Beil of KGO-TV ABC Channel 7 has an anti=Hope Solo bias this blogger had to challenge. The daily anchor of several news programs on the local affiliate, Beil has…

Cal vs UCLA, Stanford at USC, Key Pac-12 Battles

Today, starting at 4PM PDT, we have Cal vs UCLA, then Stanford at USC at 5 PM and both are key Pac-12 battles of teams that really do have “storied…

Atlanta, Taste Of Atlanta, Woodfire Grill, and Social Media

Atlanta, Georgia – As regular readers of my blog know, I travel back and forth between Atlanta and Oakland. Mom is here, and much of my occupational and personal life…

Anti-Michael Arrington TechCrunch Posts Show Insecurity

The news is all over that TechCrunch Founder and Editor Michael Arrington may step down from running the blog not just to operate a new venture capital fund, but because…

24 Hours Of Le Mans – Allan McNish and Mike Rockenfeller Crash

The 2011 24 Hours Of Le Mans, the World’s oldest endurance race, opened with the sudden, shocking, and deadly crash of Britain’s Allan McNish’s and America’s Mike Rockenfeller. As the…