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  • Warriors to host 105-year-old fan
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:56:04 GMT
    Rank has its privileges. If you're nearing your 106th birthday and you're a Warriors fan, rank means a free ticket in a suite Thursday at Oracle Arena for the first game of the NBA Finals matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers....
  • Women's basketball: Another Minnesota Duluth coach exits
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 01:52:17 GMT
    University of Minnesota Duluth women's basketball coach Annette Wiles announced her resignation Monday morning after seven seasons with the Bulldogs, citing an unhealthy work environment at the school. Her three-year contract was set to expire on June 20. She became the third female head coach to leave the UMD athletic department in 2015....
  • 20 things to know about the Warriors
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    A friend of mine asked about this Warriors ride and me getting to cover the NBA Finals. Then she told me she'd be tuning in now that The Finals are about to kick off....
  • Men's Wearhouse founder launches Uber-style zTailors
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:36:01 GMT
    Zimmer, the greybearded businessman who famously declared in commercials: "You'll like the way you look, I guarantee it," has launched a new Uber-style tailor service called zTailors. Customers can set up appointments with local tailors via the zTailors web site or app....
  • A-Rod and LeBron: Opposite Sides of the Superstar Coin
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:40:35 GMT
    The LeBron James story gains heft with every new chapter. Five years ago, the best player in the NBA left his own backyard of Cleveland to help form a super team in Miami....
  • Super Bowl 50 vows to be the 'most giving' ever.
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Keshia Evans of Oakland, left, demonstrates the proper method of watering crops in a planter bed for visiting after-school program participants, at Acta Non Verba urban farm in east Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. In an effort to become the "most giving" Super Bowl of all time, local organizers are giving out 50 $10,000 "Playmaker" grants to local non-profits working with young people....
  • Klay Thompson
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, center in A's cap, sits with the "regular folks" while watching a Major League Baseball game between the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics, Sunday, May 31, 2015, at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. The A's won, 3-0....
  • Encouraging Carmelo hasna t forgotten about J.R. and Shumpert
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, about to make their first Finals appearance, have heard words of encouragement from former Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony as they key Cleveland's postseason run. While Anthony continues to rehab from knee surgery, he has kept his eyes on his former mates....
  • MMQB: Raiders second worst team in NFL, cites concerns about Derek Carr finger injury
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 08:47:08 GMT
    In Peter King's latest Monday Morning Quarterback for Sports Illustrated, he put out his 2015 NFL offseason power rankings . In those rankings, he doesn't think too highly of the Raiders , ranking them 31 out of 32 teams, with only the Titans ranked lower....
  • Warriors" Klay Thompson isn" t talking about his health
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 05:25:59 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. "" Klay Thompson" s playing status for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday remains unknown, but positive signs are beginning to trickle in....
  • Most giving Super Bowl ever?
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 01:30:42 GMT
    John Hogan, right, with Xilinx intern John Goldsberry, 18, of San Jose at Xilinx corporate headquarters in San Jose, Calif., Friday, May 29, 2015. Hogan created the San Jose non-profit Teen Force, which mentors teens - many of whom are kids in foster care - to prepare for college, work and life....
  • A's complete first home series win while Warriors' Klay Thompson watches on
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:49:40 GMT
    With Warriors' guard Klay Thompson in attendance Sunday, the A's beat the New York Yankees 3-0 to earn their first home series victory of the season. Jesse Chavez pitched eight innings of shutout ball to win for the first time in five starts as Oakland also achieved its first winning homestand of the season....
  • Super Bowl 50 vows to be the ''most giving'' ever.
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 23:02:44 GMT
    The Super Bowl is mostly about getting -- getting a chance to play, getting the title, getting your company's logo out there, getting tickets. But in the nine months leading up to the historic Super Bowl 50 here in Silicon Valley in February, Jason Trimiew will be busy doing something else: giving....
  • A" s manager Melvin to Stephen Curry: You" re welcome here, too
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 06:57:00 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. "" A" s manager Bob Melvin said Stephen Curry and the rest of the Warriors have an "oeopen invite" to join them at the Coliseum any time the Western Conference champions would like....
  • Game #52: A's air rerun, lose winnable game 5-3
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 06:47:19 GMT
    Carlos Beltran homered and drove in three runs despite being 38 years old and not very good anymore. - Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports You don't need to read this recap....
  • CCS baseball finals: St. Francis edges Los Gators to win Open Division championship
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 06:18:50 GMT
    In a hotly contested Central Coast Section Open Division championship game Saturday night in which two Los Gatos coaches and a St. Francis player were ejected on close plays at the plate in the fifth inning, Andrew Martinez settled the issue with one swing. The St. Francis junior ripped a two-run triple just past diving left fielder Doug Neubauer to break a tie in the sixth and send St. Francis to a 5-2 victory at Municipal Stadium....
  • Game #52: A's vs. Yankees
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 04:31:59 GMT
    The baseball gods are doing everything they can to give the Yankees the short hops -- Vogt missed a 3-run homer by a couple feet, Burns had a hit come to rest one foot in front of home plate, Lawrie caught a smoking liner but it popped out the top of his glove, and the Yanks used a dinky bouncer up the middle to get their second run. But Jesse Hahn and the A's are staying strong....
  • A's beat: Sean Doolittle returns to disabled list with strained
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 04:16:27 GMT
    Oakland Athletics' relief pitcher Sean Doolittle reacts to the final out of the A's 9-7 win over the Houston Astros during MLB game at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014....
  • Warriors' Kerr and Cavs' Blatt are rare rookies in finals
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 04:00:00 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. - The path to the NBA Finals for Steve Kerr and David Blatt, a rare pair of rookie coaches on basketball's biggest stage, started with a meeting organized by their agent at Los Angeles International Airport last June....
  • New Orleans Pelicans select Alvin Gentry as new head coach: How will the Warriors replace him?
    published on Sun, 31 May 2015 03:41:05 GMT
    After turning the Golden State Warriors' offense into one of the best in the NBA during the 2014-15 season, the New Orleans Pelicans have selected Alvin Gentry as the man to replace Monty Williams as their head coach. So who will the Warriors choose to replace him? Primarily responsible for the Warriors offense - top-rated for most of the season - Gentry believes the Pelicans have underutilized Davis' offensive skills....