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The Bay Area has been the best sports region in the country this year

Originally Published: October 3, 2013
By Jeff Gold | ESPN The Magazine

EVER SINCE Sept. 1, 2012, the day when the San Francisco Giants began a startling 31-15 tear through baseball, life has been unusually golden by the Bay. In the past 12 months, teams from the Bay Area have not only won the World Series, but had the American League's best record over the two seasons combined (the A's), came within a hair's breadth of winning Super Bowl XLVII (the Niners), pulled off the Western Conference's biggest turnaround (the Warriors), went toe to toe with ...

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