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Category Archives: Bill Walsh

Dwight Clark: The Catch

Entering training camp 1980 the San Francisco 49ers had lost fourteen games two straight seasons and weren’t generating much enthusiasm in central California or anywhere else. Still, even as a temporarily disengaged fan, I wanted to learn a little about the team and didn’t change channels when a Sacramento sportscaster interviewed one of the players. […]

Also posted in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Dwight Clark, Football, Joe Montana, Lou Gehrig, Ronnie Lott, San Francisco 49ers, Steve Young

Bill Walsh Calls Belichick

Of course I watched the Super Bowl. I’m an admirer of Bill Belichick. I enjoy watching him coach and assume he loved watching me guide the 49ers for ten seasons. Honestly, I don’t feel any competitive fire when I think about him. Oh, there is some tension, I suppose. I’m tired of all these young […]

Also posted in Bill Belichick, David Shaw, Football, Joe Montana, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Pete Carroll, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Tom Brady, Vince Lombardi

“Basketball and Football” is Published

In a rousing trip through the worlds of Basketball and Football, George Thomas Clark explores the professional basketball league in Mexico, the Herculean talents of Wilt Chamberlain, the difficulties and humor of attempting to play basketball in middle age, and observes that coaching at Caltech can be more painful than studying all night for a […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Donald Rogers, Football, George Thomas Clark, John Wooden, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Kristaps Porzingis, Kyrie Irving, Lebron James, O.J. Simpson, Stephen Curry, Wilt Chamberlain

Walsh Lectures Harbaugh and Kaepernick

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Colin Kaepernick, Deion Sanders, Football, Jim Harbaugh, Joe Montana

Bill Walsh Remembers

This story is from the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Football, San Francisco