What’s a star without shine?

BERKELEY, Calif. — Being a baller, specifically a star basketball player, is regarded for the most part as a glamorous lifestyle. Being able to do what you love, make above-average income and get national regard would be a dream for many, but a reality to some. However, most people do not know about the risks and sacrifices that these…

What is a San Fran fan?

SAN FRANCISCO — Even after the glory days of Barry Bonds, the San Fransisco Giants still have a rowdy, passionate fan base. But what qualifies them? Are they polite or obnoxious? Knowledgeable or ignorant? The traits you hear range throughout the spectrum, but the best answer probably comes from the fans themselves. Alex Lee is a…