The 35-year-old ban on dogs in downtown Santa Cruz could come to an end next week. Dog owners have money, and the business owners want it. Asked a leading are-you-surprised-there's-a-ban question by KSBW's Phil Gomez, Mike Holmgren of Scotts Valley said, "I'm a little surprised. I didn't know that, and we have a dog.… »
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Enjoy The Enjoyment points out something that we missed yesterday: A closeup of Seattle coach Mike Holmgren's play-calling chart. »
Of all the tired Brett Favre storylines out there, our least favorite is the "He's playing against Mike Holmgren again!" theme. Yes, yes, they won a Super Bowl together; we're not sure this makes this all that necessarily compelling. Besides, that would require remembering a time when Brett Favre were, you know, relevant … »
• It must have been frustrating for Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck to have reached nearly the pinnacle of his profession, and, as a reward, be forced to be a supporting character as Terry Bradshaw promoted Failure To Launch. But hey, they're both bald; there's that.
• We cannot be relieved or happy to see a Jake… »