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


Trying to make the sins of childhood go away

Feb 22, 2016

The incident that plagued my conscience as a kid and threatened to make me a candidate for eternal damnation occurred when I about 9 years old. It was an aberration from my good Catholic way of life, and to this … Continue reading

When the going gets tough, the Kings’ front office kicks the little guys

Feb 19, 2016

Who is Chad Iske? He’s a relatively anonymous midlevel manager in the Sacramento Kings organization who is twisting in the wind because the team’s big bosses need a scapegoat for their own ineptitude. Who is Chad Iske? He’s the associate … Continue reading

The danger in discussing old loves

Feb 17, 2016

How much should you tell your spouse about love relationships you had before your marriage? Is he or she entitled to full disclosure, or do you have a right to keep intimacies of the past to yourself? Such questions have … Continue reading

Kings star DeMarcus Cousins wields racial stereotype as weapon of self-defense

Feb 15, 2016

If you’re a star black athlete and your antics draw criticism, you might pull out the racism card. That’s what Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did before the Super Bowl. Criticized for touchdown dances called classless and other unsportsmanlike actions, … Continue reading

Stories on Kings’ support for coach Karl as muddled as his status

Feb 10, 2016

Will George Karl coach the Kings through the end of this losing season? I thought the answer was “yes” after seeing a front-page teaser headline this morning in the Sacramento Bee that said: “Karl Staying Put.” That impression was reinforced … Continue reading

Time for humor amid political correctness

Feb 8, 2016

A little humor goes a long way in the cultural sensitivity wars. “The Daily Show” struck a refreshing note in its spoof on DeMarcus  Cousins’ objection to Year of the Monkey T-shirts that were to be distributed at Sleep Train … Continue reading

Time for humor amid political correctness

Feb 8, 2016

A little humor goes a long way in the cultural sensitivity wars. “The Daily Show” struck a refreshing note in its spoof on DeMarcus  Cousins’ objection to Year of the Monkey T-shirts that were to be distributed at Sleep Train … Continue reading

Donald Trump, Amy Schumer and public decency

Feb 3, 2016

Before drawing an unflattering connection between Donald Trump, comedian Amy Schumer and life in the gutter, let me step back to an era when the American public could find common ground in a penetrating question about public decency. The question … Continue reading

Donald Trump, Amy Schumer and public decency

Feb 3, 2016

Before drawing an unflattering connection between Donald Trump, comedian Amy Schumer and life in the gutter, let me step back to an era when the American public could find common ground in a penetrating question about public decency. The question … Continue reading

Donald Trump, Amy Schumer and public decency

Feb 3, 2016

Before drawing an unflattering connection between Donald Trump, comedian Amy Schumer and life in the gutter, let me step back to an era when the American public could find common ground in a penetrating question about public decency. The question … Continue reading

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