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Field of Links: The Warriors had a strange night

Feb 11, 2014, 10:22 AM PST

They say winning cures all. The Golden State Warriors certainly won on Monday night, and did so by a very large margin, but there was still some lingering strangeness following the game. Warriors coach Mark Jackson and Andrew Bogut don’t seem to be on the same page.

So, Ray Ratto, what IS going on with that spat between Bogut and Jackson?

Fortunately, Marreese Speights provided a welcomed distraction. He scored a career-high 32 points and added eight rebounds and three blocks. I betcha’ never thought you’d hear “M-V-P, M-V-P” chants directed his way.

— The Oakland Raiders have always been trailblazers. Raiders insider Scott Bair examines if Michael Sam could be a fit.

Matt Maiocco doesn’t think the 49ers will use the franchise tag.

— He’s been the focus of a Hollywood film, won six division titles, and built eight 90-plus win teams, but how will history remember A’s general manager Billy Beane? Joe Stiglich takes a look.

— Some of the Sochi problems are funny to snicker at, but when they effect the competitors, it’s not a laughing matter.¬†See why Yahoo! columnist Jeff Passan believes the snowboarders should have chosen to boycott the remainder of the Olympics. Don’t, however, boycott these links from around the globe…

Field of Links: 

— Downhill skiers are insane. BBC analyst Graham Bell gives you an idea just how hard their job truly is by bringing a camera down the slopes.

This fake luger’s profile is perfection.

— Bob Costas’ eyes keep getting worse, turns to vodka. Now, Matt Lauer will be taking his spot.

Watch what happens when this news anchor mistakes the identity of Samuel L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne.

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