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    Charles Barkley makes an enemy in Draymond Green

    TORONTO - Draymond Green caught wind of TNT analyst Charles Barkley's comments about the Warriors forward being small and not "tough enough" as Golden State lost to Cleveland.

    By Diamond Leung dleung@bayareanewsgroup.com|

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    Warriors center Festus Ezeli suspended for a game

    NEW YORK (AP) Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli was suspended for one game without pay Saturday for initiating an altercation with Toronto's Tyler Hansbrough on Friday night.Ezeli pushed Hansbrough in the throat after they tangled under...

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    Buster Posey hits against Madison Bumgarner for the first time

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Buster Posey waited at his locker with an ear-to-ear grin. It's safe to say he's never been so eager to talk to the media.

    By Andrew Baggarly abaggarly@mercurynews.com|

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    RF Matt Kemp confident about new-look Padres being contender

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Matt Kemp stood up from his locker, navy blue hoodie covering his head and began signing the nursery rhyme, "Rain, Rain, Go Away."Aside from Saturday's gray skies and precipitation in the forecast all weekend, San Diego's new...

    By Janie Mccauley, AP Baseball Writer|

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    Giants spring notes: Posey gets the best of Bumgarner, Cain s debut pushed back, etc.

    Buster Posey waited at his locker with an ear-to-ear grin. It s safe to say he s never been so eager to talk to the media. Oh there s been a lot of trash talking leading up to that, on both sides, said Posey, after facing Madison Bumgarner for the first time in his life on Saturday. Now I ve just got to watch my back. Posey was so eager to hit against Bumgarner that he switched the batting practice schedule at Scottsdale Stadium so he could face the left-hander instead of catch him. He roped...

    Andrew Baggarly|

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    Report: Raiders' Los Angeles stadium near airport would pose terror risk

    LOS ANGELES -- A report commissioned by the developer of a downtown Los Angeles football stadium warns that a rival project nearby could be a potential terrorist target because of its proximity to Los Angeles International Airport.

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    Youth hockey players escape injury in rink roof collapse

    CANTON, Mass. (AP) A youth hockey team escaped without injury when part of a snow-weighted roof collapsed at a skating rink on Saturday morning, officials said.Police in Canton said the rear portion of the roof at the Metropolis Skating Rink...

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    McLellan says Sharks should not let trade deadline distract them

    SAN JOSE - With the NHL trade deadline looming at noon Monday, Saturday night's game against the Ottawa Senators could be the last as a Sharks for several players now on the roster.

    By David Pollak dpollak@mercurynews.com|

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    Which San Francisco Giants player Buster Posey or Madison Bumgarner leads all MLB merchandise sales?

    Giants catcher Buster Posey may have been voted the Face of the MLB, but teammate Madison Bumgarner has bragging rights over who's selling the most MLB merchandise.

    By Pueng Vongs, Bay Area News Group|

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    Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot.While the...

    By Paul Newberry, AP Sports Writer|

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