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  • NBA playoffs 2015 Pelicans vs Warriors Game 2 live stream TV links & online odds
    published on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:39:49 GMT
    With such a tight race out West, much of the playoff picture will be determined on the last night of the NBA regular season. Online users, TV viewers and NBA playoffs 2015 betting odds experts all have something to smile about, as Game 2 between the Pelicans and Warriors will be live streaming and televised courtesy of Turner Sports and TNT-Overtime links....
  • Pelicans coach questions Oracle noise level
    published on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:30:57 GMT
    Golden State Warriors' co-owner Joe Lacob cheers after Andre Iguodala's 3-pointer in 3rd quarter of Warriors' 106-99 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of the 1st Round of NBA Western Conference Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, April 18, 2015. If Pelicans coach Monty Williams thought the Oracle Arena crowd was loud Saturday afternoon, he might have been well advised to get some earplugs for Monday night's Game 2 against the Warriors....
  • @PelicansNBA coach calls @OracleArena too loud: Social media reaction
    published on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:45:44 GMT
    New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams walks onto the court during a timeout during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs against the Golden State Warriors Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 106-99....
  • Is Oracle Arena illegally loud? Pelicans coach thinks so
    published on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:58:05 GMT
    Golden State Warriors' fan Oliver Wald of San Francisco cheers during Warriors' 106-99 win over New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of the 1st Round of NBA Western Conference Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Warriors fans are illuminated in Oracle Arena as flames are shot from the basket stanchions before the Golden State Warriors game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, April 11, 2015....
  • Alex Boone On Jim Harbaugh: 'This Guy Might Be Clinically Insane. He's Crazy.'
    published on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:11:38 GMT
    DECEMBER 07: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers congratulates Alex Boone #75 of the San Francisco 49ers in the second quarter against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on December 7, 2014 in Oakland, California. HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" is airing an episode about Jim Harbaugh on Tuesday and Boone was featured in the piece....
  • NFL pushing Oakland for progress on Raiders stadium
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Still unconvinced about a multibillion dollar plan to keep the Raiders in Oakland, the NFL's stadium czar was in the East Bay Wednesday pressing team executives and local officials for signs of progress. The visit from NFL Executive Vice President Eric Grubman, who is overseeing the league's anticipated return to Los Angeles, comes as Oakland and Alameda County have begun working in tandem with a private developer to keep the football team from moving south once again....
  • New Video Boards Bring Life to O.co
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:26:49 GMT
    Apr 6, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; The new Oakland Athletics video board after the win at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 8-0....
  • Wente Vineyards' new chef series
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    How many E's in Budweiser, people? A survey by Bartrendr -- a boozy Instagram-meets-Yelp app -- has discovered that 42 percent of Americans can't spell the popular brewski's name. About 90 percent can't spell Jagermeister at all -- and it's not the umlaut's fault....
  • Eye on the East Bay: Former A's shortstop rejoins team -- but only in sports writer's mind
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:51:53 GMT
    WHO'S ON FIRST?: Among the many 2014 Oakland Athletics to switch jerseys after last year was shortstop Jed Lowrie, who opted to go south to Houston after offseason free agency. Many A's fans were aware of this move, as keeping track of high player turnover has become an annual Oakland tradition....
  • Checkered past follows Huskies CB into draft
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:46:48 GMT
    The University of Washington product is considered by some to be the best cornerback prospect in the upcoming NFL Draft, but Peters also is a walking red flag after a messy end to his college career. Despite first-round talent, Peters is thought to have been removed entirely from some draft boards already because of reports that, among his many transgressions, Peters choked a Huskies assistant coach last season before being kicked off the team in November....
  • Can the Pelicans comeback in the second half against Warriors?
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:33:02 GMT
    Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots past New Orleans Pelicans' Tyreke Evans, left, Quincy Pondexter and Anthony Davis during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. The New Orleans Pelicans were down by 18 at halftime against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in the first-round of the Western Conference playoffs....
  • Report: Former Raiders center Stefen Wisniewski lands with Jaguars
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:44:39 GMT
    It has been nearly six weeks since free agency opened and Raiders former center Stefen Wisniewski has finally found a new home. Well, I assume that's who Adam Schefter was talking about when he said "Stefan Wisnewski" had signed on with the Jacksonville Jaguars on a one-year deal....
  • Billy Martin, baseball's brawling legend
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:15:33 GMT
    Billy Martin, baseball's brawling legend The New York Yankees' one-time manager gets the star treatment in new bio. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1G4FHpD The eternal return of baseball season invites a special nostalgia for a time when the game's greats didn't seem like the hothouse athletes of today so much as a national register of regular guys....
  • Whole 'finesse' argument in today's NBA is quite soft
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:31:31 GMT
    Maybe it helps to be an old-timer and remember back to the '80s when "finesse" was considered an insult, a term of derision. Maybe when Charles Barkley and other experts refer to the Warriors as a finesse team, they don't intend to impugn the Warriors' collective manhood....
  • New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams celebrates with guard...
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:59:28 GMT
    New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams celebrates with guard Eric Gordon after their NBA basketball game victory over the San Antonio Spurs in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The Pelicans won 108-103 to lock up the final playoff slot in the Western Conference....
  • Purdy: They probably won't win
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    At last. The NBA playoff tournament and Charles Barkley Improvisational Theatre Festival begins this weekend....
  • Kellerman: Andre Ward Deserves a Gimme in Comeback
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:30:03 GMT
    It isn't likely to air on the network that he employs them as broadcasters, but HBO boxing analyst Max Kellerman seems fine with Andre Ward's return to the ring June 20 amounting to a tune-up fight. When asked about Ward's potential opponent by host Jim Lampley on the new installment of HBO's 'The Fight Game,' which debuted Tuesday night, Kellerman contended Ward 'deserves a gimme on his comeback fight.'...
  • Warriors settling into new role as a championship favorite
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:43:47 GMT
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  • Thursday's Sports In Brief
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:38:57 GMT
    A former Florida State University student on Thursday filed a lawsuit against top NFL prospect Jameis Winston, saying he assaulted and raped her at an off-campus apartment in 2012. The lawsuit by Erica Kinsman, which seeks damages from the former Seminoles quarterback, was filed two weeks before the April 30 NFL draft....
  • Local sports digest: Martin expects Cal to contend for Pac-12 title
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:20:57 GMT
    With top-10 prospect Ivan Rabb now on board, Cal basketball coach Cuonzo Martin said fans should have high expectations for the Golden Bears in the Pac-12 next season. "I think we'll fight for the top spot," said Martin, whose team finished in a tie for eighth in the Pac-12 this season and did not participate in the postseason....