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Marek Warszawski

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General sports columnist Marek Warszawski doesn't follow the crowd or kowtow to popular opinion. He'll tell you exactly how he feels -- on a wide variety of subjects. Email: marekw@fresnobee.com. Twitter: @marekthebee. Phone: 559-441-6218.