Paul Clegg

Paul Clegg I have played basketball from the streets of New York City to the playgrounds of Berkeley and the athletic clubs of Sacramento. I was a longtime copy editor and writer at The Sacramento Bee.

Web Site: http://gameto100.com


Painting of kitchen gets complicated

Jan 25, 2016
Painting of kitchen gets complicated

The fourth painter arrived 10 minutes early to do an estimate for painting the kitchen and laundry room. He sent his proposal in the time promised. That’s real progress after three weeks of hunting. The first two painters, despite their … Continue reading

Painting of kitchen gets complicated

Jan 25, 2016
Painting of kitchen gets complicated

The fourth painter arrived 10 minutes early to do an estimate for painting the kitchen and laundry room. He sent his proposal in the time promised. That’s real progress after three weeks of hunting. The first two painters, despite their … Continue reading

A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

Jan 22, 2016
A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

I am saddened to learn that a remarkable basketball player in the Sacramento area has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in serious condition. Five years ago, I wrote about the exploits of Kenny Fong, who set an example of … Continue reading

A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

Jan 22, 2016
A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

I am saddened to learn that a remarkable basketball player in the Sacramento area has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in serious condition. Five years ago, I wrote about the exploits of Kenny Fong, who set an example of … Continue reading

A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

Jan 22, 2016
A medical setback for an inspiring athlete

I am saddened to learn that a remarkable basketball player in the Sacramento area has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in serious condition. Five years ago, I wrote about the exploits of Kenny Fong, who set an example of … Continue reading

O.J. Simpson is no symbol of injustice

Jan 20, 2016

The producers of a 10-part miniseries on the sensational O.J. Simpson murder trial say the time is right to revisit the case. Current headlines bring daily dispatches of confrontations between white law enforcement officers and black civilians, and issues of … Continue reading

Getting old is a struggle, not a privilege

Jan 18, 2016

“I am old but I am forever young at heart. We are always the same age inside. Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, you can only live it once. Do not regret growing … Continue reading

God, children and pit bulls

Jan 13, 2016

Since my college days, I’ve carried in my mind a question posed in Dostoyevsky’s novel “The Brothers Karamazov.” It comes during a debate between two of the brothers on reconciling evil in the world with an all-loving God.  The question … Continue reading

Sac State women’s basketball team puts on uplifting show

Jan 11, 2016

When the Sacramento State women’s basketball team lost to UCLA in December by the score of 109 to 76, I left the Nest feeling upbeat about the Hornets’ intensity. Even when they’re down by 30 points, the players are hounding … Continue reading

Big trouble averted at 10 years of age

Jan 6, 2016
Big trouble averted at 10 years of age

I’m glad I didn’t kill my father. What a mess that would have been, dragged away by the cops and thrown into some grim facility for years and years. I wouldn’t have been a high school basketball star, gone to … Continue reading

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