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Damian Jones (15) of the Golden State Warriors takes a free throw against of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second quarter on October 12, 2018 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kolsky: NBA refs are giving freedom to the wrong movements

One of the great things about the NBA, especially when compared to…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is ejected from the game against the New York Knicks after receiving two technical fouls at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 2, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant’s criticism exposes NBA’s officiating problem

The Warriors-Knicks game provided us with the latest salvo in an increasingly…

 

You can trace how engaged the Golden State Warriors are directly to Draymond Green’s effort level. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors’ energy directly tied to Draymond Green’s

The Warriors’ Tuesday night win followed what has become a familiar script…

 

Jerry Richardson is on his way out, but the NFL would do well to better police its owners’ behavior. (David T. Foster, III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

NFL hastens its inevitable decline

Opportunity cost: “The loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one…

Jerry Richardson is on his way out, but the NFL would do well to better police its owners’ behavior. (David T. Foster, III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) is ejected during a MLB game against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Everyone can get their way in automated officiating debate

Umpires are being put in a losing game, we can fix that…

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman (26) is ejected during a MLB game against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)