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Bill Plaschke has been a sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times for exactly as long as Kobe Bryant has been a Los Angeles Laker. During ...

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Bill Plaschke

Bill Plaschke

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NFL's modern-day gladiators pay the price as the crowd roars

NFL's modern-day gladiators pay the price as the crowd roars

January 25, 2015

On a cloudless, gentle Sunday afternoon in America's newest football palace, fans gathered on a patio behind the San Francisco 49ers bench to compare jewelry and sip margaritas.