• NBA basketball

    Warriors' Bogut returns to NBA playoffs

    OAKLAND -- Andrew Bogut played his first playoff game in two years Saturday and quickly demonstrated why the 7-foot center is so important to the Warriors' grandest goals.

    By Carl Steward|

  • Golden State Warriors

    Thompson: Warriors' Stephen Curry is more than a 3-point shooter

    OAKLAND -- The New Orleans Pelicans clearly were terrified of a 3-point barrage from Stephen Curry on Saturday. They pressed up on him, leaping toward him with outstretched arms every time he flinched.

    By Marcus Thompson II Bay Area News Group|

  • NBA basketball

    Warriors hold off Pelicans as Curry scores 34

    OAKLAND -- The Warriors began their playoff run with a win that was a bit too close for the comfort often afforded the team that finished the regular season with the best record in the NBA.

    By Diamond Leung|

  • Men's sports

    Padres' rally falls short in 7-6, 11 inning loss to Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) Padres manager Bud Black is getting used to late-game rallies.San Diego overcame a four-run deficit in the ninth to force extra innings Saturday, then lost to the Chicago Cubs 7-6 in the 11th."We feel as though until the game is...

    By Patrick Rose, Associated Press|

  • Men's sports

    Royals' Ventura ejected after hitting Lawrie with pitch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Yordano Ventura has been ejected from Kansas City's game against Oakland after hitting A's third baseman Brett Lawrie with what appeared to be a retaliatory pitch.Lawrie drew the ire of the Royals the previous night when...


  • Baseball

    Tempers flare between A's, Royals

    By John Hickey|

  • Horse Racing

    One Lucky Dane off Kentucky Derby trail with leg injury

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) One Lucky Dane is out of the field for next month's Kentucky Derby after injuring himself during a workout Saturday at Santa Anita.The 3-year-old colt lost his left front shoe shortly after the workout and was pulled up by...


  • Horse Racing

    Queen of The Sand wins Santa Barbara Handicap at Santa Anita

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Queen of The Sand rallied to win the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap for fillies and mares by a nose Saturday at Santa Anita.Ridden by Drayden Van Dyke, Queen of The Sand ran 1 1/4 miles on turf in 2:01.04 and paid $15.80,...


  • Baseball

    Giants notes: Peavy to disabled list, Susac recalled, Kershaw-Bumgarner matchup awaits

    SAN FRANCISCO - The Giants have another hole to fill in their rotation.


  • NHL

    Edmonton Oilers -- not Sharks -- grab top prize in NHL draft lottery

    SAN JOSE -- Their reward of sorts for failing to make the playoffs was a 5 percent chance to land the first pick in the 2015 NHL draft, but the lottery was no kinder to the Sharks than the regular season.

    By David Pollak|

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