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Steve Kerr: Martin Luther King Jr “would be less than inspired by the leadership in our country” |Jan 16, 2018

Warriors coach Steve Kerr offered his two cents on what the late Martin Luther King Jr. would have made of today's political and racial climate.

Stephen Curry on his dunk: “It was like a dream” |Jan 16, 2018

Warriors guard Stephen Curry threw down a two-handed dunk in a win over Cleveland.

Correction: AP Was There-Immaculate Reception story |Jan 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Jan. 14 about the Immaculate Reception game in 1972, The Associated Press erroneously said in the publishable Editor's Note at the end of the story that the touchdown came on the final play of the Raiders-Steelers...

Vikings outrun their tortured history, stun Saints with miraculous final play |Jan 15, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings, a franchise that is used to losing playoff games in the worst ways imaginable had somehow won one, 29-24, over a New Orleans Saints team that had it won.

Dubs Rewind: Here’s how the Warriors beat the Cavaliers |Jan 15, 2018

OAKLAND – Whenever the Warriors play the Cavaliers it’s entertaining. As Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr said: “We just want to kick each other’s ass.” The Warriors got the upper hand again, beating the Cavaliers, 118-108, on Monday. (They also won on Christmas, 99-92.) Here’s how Monday’s win went down. KEY MOMENT The Warriors led by […]

All-Star outfielder thankful he wasn’t traded to Oakland A’s |Jan 15, 2018

New St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Marcell Ozuna said he was relieved that he wasn't traded to the Oakland A's instead.

Rockets-Clippers, Box |Jan 15, 2018

HOUSTON (102)Ariza 5-11 3-3 17, Anderson 4-9 2-2 12, Capela 6-10 2-3 14, Paul 8-17 0-0 19, Gordon 7-21 2-2 19, Green 4-14 2-2 11, Tucker 1-4 0-0 2, Black 1-2 1-2 3, Mbah a Moute 2-6 1-2 5, Hunter 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-94 13-16 102.L.A. CLIPPERS...

MLK Classic: Las Lomas suffers first loss |Jan 15, 2018

St. Patrick-St. Vincent takes early lead, holds off Las Lomas; Moreau Catholic edges Woodcreek

Sports doctor will face dozens of his assault victims |Jan 15, 2018

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge is holding an extraordinary four-day sentencing hearing for a disgraced Michigan sports doctor who sexually assaulted young elite gymnasts.Larry Nassar is returning to court Tuesday in Lansing. Dozens of women and...

Sharks place Paul Martin on waivers |Jan 15, 2018

If Paul Martin clears waivers, he will begin an audition to resuscitate his NHL career with the AHL Barracuda.

Nick Young needles Draymond Green after winning bet: “Can I get my $500” |Jan 15, 2018

Nick Young was really happy about winning $1,000 off of Warriors teammate Draymond Green

Ducks-Avalanche Sums |Jan 15, 2018

Anaheim010—1Colorado120—3First Period_1, Colorado, Nieto 8 (Comeau, Soderberg), 9:16. Penalties_Silfverberg, ANA, (high sticking), 9:29; Barberio, COL, (cross checking), 14:51.Second Period_2, Colorado, MacKinnon 20 (Landeskog), 9:39. 3, Anaheim,...

Rockets-Clippers, Box |Jan 15, 2018

HOUSTON (102)Ariza 5-11 3-3 17, Anderson 4-9 2-2 12, Capela 6-10 2-3 14, Paul 8-17 0-0 19, Gordon 7-21 2-2 19, Green 4-14 2-2 11, Tucker 1-4 0-0 2, Black 1-2 1-2 3, Mbah a Moute 2-6 1-2 5, Hunter 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-94 13-16 102.L.A. CLIPPERS...

Jones rebounds from his worst start of season in win over Kings |Jan 15, 2018

Martin Jones rebounded from his worst start of the season by beating his former-team for the second time in less than a month.

Warriors Tonight: NBA Finals rematch with Cavaliers |Jan 15, 2018

With Stephen Curry healthy, GSW rolls into Cleveland with a 12-game road winning streak.

West Coast Cutch; Giants acquire OF McCutchen from Pirates |Jan 15, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation.Pittsburgh also...

East Bay wrestler paralyzed from injury during match |Jan 15, 2018

Son of a Hall of Fame football player from De La Salle suffers a severe spinal cord injury while wrestling for College Park.

Kurtenbach: After landing Andrew McCutchen, it’s time to give Giants GM Bobby Evans some credit |Jan 15, 2018

The Giants were in win-now mode, but Evans has given them a chance to actually win now.

New exhibit celebrates 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Tahoe |Jan 15, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Weeks ahead of the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, the El Dorado Arts Council has opened a new exhibition celebrating the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe.The curated exhibition...

Hand's $19.75M Padres' deal includes $1.75M signing bonus |Jan 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star closer Brad Hand's $19.75 million, three-year contract with the San Diego Padres includes a $1.75 million signing bonus.Hand's signing bonus is split into two payments in 2018 and 2019. He receives salaries of $3.5...

Warriors to get their first glimpse of Isaiah Thomas on the Cavaliers |Jan 15, 2018

Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. OAKLAND – Steph Curry was so upset on Christmas that he couldn’t even finish his pre-game drills. He was still rehabilitating a sprained right ankle at the time and was forced to miss Golden State’s first game against Cleveland since the Warriors defeated […]

Kings-Thunder, Box |Jan 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO (88)Temple 3-5 1-2 7, Labissiere 3-10 1-5 7, Cauley-Stein 6-13 3-6 15, Fox 4-9 3-4 12, Bogdanovic 4-13 2-2 13, Jackson 1-5 0-0 3, Koufos 2-6 1-2 5, Papagiannis 0-0 0-0 0, Hill 4-7 0-0 10, Hield 6-15 4-4 16. Totals 33-83 15-25...

Sports journalist who went missing leaves Houston hospital |Jan 15, 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — A sports journalist found wandering near a Houston highway after being reported missing has been discharged following several days in a hospital.Courtney Roland on Monday tweeted a message of thanks to medical personnel, Houston...

Warriors rookie Jordan Bell honed skills against LeBron James at UCLA |Jan 15, 2018

For Warriors rookie Jordan Bell, these holiday meetings with LeBron James are becoming routine. He and the Cleveland Cavaliers star already faced off on Christmas Day and will meet again on national television in a Martin Luther King Day showdown Monday in Cleveland. Actually, Bell’s most memorable confrontation with his idol didn’t come under the bright lights […]

Warriors-Cavaliers, Box |Jan 15, 2018

GOLDEN STATE (118)Durant 9-16 10-10 32, D.Green 5-14 1-2 11, Bell 2-3 2-2 6, Curry 8-15 3-4 23, K.Thompson 7-12 0-0 17, Young 2-3 0-0 5, Looney 1-1 3-4 5, West 1-4 2-2 4, Pachulia 0-0 0-0 0, Livingston 3-5 0-0 6, McCaw 0-1 0-0 0, Iguodala 3-11...

Report: Kevin Durant taking steps to become NBA owner one day |Jan 15, 2018

According to an ESPN report, Kevin Durant is serious about purchasing an NBA franchise after his playing career is over.

Ken Norton Jr.’s 49ers return is short-lived, heads to rival |Jan 15, 2018

Ken Norton Jr.'s return to the 49ers lasted a week, and instead of mentoring linebacker Reuben Foster and others, Norton becomes the Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator.

Lakers-Grizzlies, Box |Jan 15, 2018

L.A. LAKERS (114)Caldwell-Pope 8-16 5-5 27, Randle 2-7 5-5 9, Lopez 2-7 1-3 5, Ennis 3-6 0-0 6, Hart 5-10 4-4 16, Ingram 0-0 0-0 0, Nance Jr. 6-9 3-4 15, Kuzma 6-16 2-2 18, Brewer 0-5 1-2 1, Caruso 2-4 0-0 4, Payton II 2-3 0-0 4, Clarkson 2-13...

Kurtenbach: The retooled Cavs simply aren’t in the Warriors’ class anymore |Jan 15, 2018

The Cavs made big changes this offseason and the gap between them and Golden State looks huge after Monday's game.

My AP top-25 basketball ballot: Villanova remains No. 1, followed by Oklahoma; Arizona State tumbles; Texas Tech climbs |Jan 15, 2018

Highlights from the ballot … Carnage was significant but not off-the-charts, with 11 ranked teams losing. That group included No. 2 West Virginia and No. 4 Michigan State (AP rankings for both). *** I considered replacing No. 1 Villanova, even though the Wildcats won twice, with Oklahoma. The Sooners, who were No. 3 on my […]

Saturday Night Five: USC’s draft exodus, Arizona State’s reality, Riley’s chuckle, officiating woes and Keith Jackson, RIP |Jan 15, 2018

Insta-reaction to recent developments across the Pac-12 (delayed nine hours because of a personal commitment) … 1. And then there were two. USC defensive end Rasheem Green declared for the NFL Draft on Saturday, leaving the Pac-12 with two major undeclared names as the deadline approaches: Tailbacks Myles Gaskin of Washington and Bryce Love of […]

Will Aaron Rodgers ever introduce Danica Patrick to his family? |Jan 15, 2018

Things are 'moving fast' for the Green Bay Packers quarterback and Danica Patrick, and he even met her family over the holidays. But will she ever meet his?

MLK Classic: Salesian, Akinjo too much for Modesto Christian |Jan 15, 2018

Connecticut-bound Akinjo scores 35 points to lead Pride to 17th win in 18 games on season.

Mourinho wins Smarty Jones at Oaklawn for trainer Baffert |Jan 15, 2018

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Mourinho led all the way in winning the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes by 3¼ lengths at Oaklawn, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a top Kentucky Derby prospect.Ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, Mourinho ran a mile in...

Steve Kerr says LeBron James & Kevin Durant will become “two of the greatest players of all time” |Jan 15, 2018

Warriors coach Steve Kerr gushed about the versatility that Kevin Durant and LeBron James offer.

Giants acquire Andrew McCutchen in trade with Pirates: ‘This is just the beginning,’ he says |Jan 15, 2018

In search of center fielder, Giants land five-time All-Star

Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in Southern California |Jan 15, 2018

Rodman, 56, was pulled over late Saturday night for a traffic violation near 4500 West Coast Highway,

Wheelchair found after disappearing during Pats' playoff win |Jan 15, 2018

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A wheelchair that a New England Patriots fan thought had been stolen from Gillette Stadium while she watched the team's playoff win over the Tennessee Titans has been found.Season ticket holder Cindy Morais, of...

Hand's $19.75M Padres' deal includes $1.75M signing bonus |Jan 15, 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star closer Brad Hand's $19.75 million, three-year contract with the San Diego Padres includes a $1.75 million signing bonus.Hand's signing bonus is split into two payments in 2018 and 2019. He receives salaries of $3.5...

Arizona picks Kevin Sumlin to end the silly season: Grading the coaching hires in the Pac-12 |Jan 15, 2018

The Pac-12 carousel spun like never before, with five teams changing coaches this offseason. The Hotline assesses each hire based on a relative scale: How did the school fare compared to what it has to offer and the potential pool of candidates? Are Sumlin and Chip Kelly the home runs they appear to be? Is Herm Edwards destined to flop at ASU?

Three takeaways: Sharks success in the Pacific Division isn’t a fluke |Jan 15, 2018

The Sharks are 10-2-3 against the Pacific Division this season.

Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications |Jan 14, 2018

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.His wife, Evi, announced his death in a statement distributed by All American Racers,...

Dubs Rewind: How the Warriors escaped Toronto with a win |Jan 14, 2018

Dubs Rewind: How the Warriors escaped Toronto with a win

Hawaii holds off UC Santa Barbara for 77-76 victory |Jan 14, 2018

HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson tossed in 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and Brocke Stepteau added 12 points and five assists to help Hawaii slip past UC Santa Barbara 77-76 on Saturday night.Sheriff Drammeh added 11 points and six rebounds for the...

Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey dies at 87 |Jan 14, 2018

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Doug Harvey, one of 10 umpires enshrined in the baseball Hall of Fame, has died. He was 87.The Hall said Sunday that Harvey had been in hospice care in Visalia, California. He died Saturday of natural causes.Harvey umpired...

Cogliano suspended 2 games, ending ironman streak |Jan 14, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Sunday, ending the fourth-longest consecutive games streak in NHL history.Cogliano had the longest active games streak at 830. Doug Jarvis...

Three takeaways: Trading Martin won’t be easy for Sharks |Jan 14, 2018

Aaron Dell is serving as insurance policy to goalie Martin Jones, who's posted an .884 save percentage since Dec. 2.

Stanford women cruise to 71-45 win over Washington |Jan 14, 2018

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Alanna Smith scored 19 points with 8-for-13 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Stanford past Washington for a 71-45 win Sunday.Brittany McPhee added 15 points and DiJonai Carrington had 11 for Stanford (11-7, 5-1...

Expletives dot the weekend TV comedy, sports landscape |Jan 14, 2018

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Expletives dotted the weekend television landscape.On "Saturday Night Live," guest host Sam Rockwell let one slip during a skit. He then put his hand to his mouth and said "sorry" before continuing with the skit.On the...

Mazyck scores 20, USC women drop Utah 58-47 |Jan 14, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Aliyah Mazyck hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead USC to a 58-47 win over Utah on Sunday.Sadie Edwards had 12 of her 16 points in the first half and Kristen Simon added 14 points for the Trojans (13-4, 3-3...