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Draft prospect Jacob Evans hopes to fulfill need for Warriors |Jun 21, 2018

Late first round prospect hopes to make impression on Warriors

Spurs acknowledge relationship with Leonard is fractured |Jun 21, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star forward Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the Spurs.He remains optimistic the relationship can be salvaged.Leonard has requested a trade from San Antonio because he is unhappy after...

Minor League Baseball team owner to move club to Colorado |Jun 21, 2018

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Minor League Baseball team is moving to Colorado from Utah.The Pueblo Chieftain reports the owner of Utah's Orem Owlz announced Wednesday that he will move his team to Pueblo. The team is an affiliate with the Los Angeles...

Why Ayesha Curry’s yet-to-open Houston restaurant is getting roasted |Jun 21, 2018

Ayesha Curry's soon-to-be-opened restaurant in Houston is cooking up a lot of trouble with some diehard Rockets fans.

Raiders hold ‘Rookie Academy’ to help players and families transition to NFL life |Jun 21, 2018

A "Family Boot Camp," a visit to Facebook HQ and many more sessions are part of the Raiders' rookie transition program.

Fresno State hires Terry Tumey as athletic director |Jun 21, 2018

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State has hired Terry Tumey as athletic director.University President Joseph I. Castro announced the move Thursday on Twitter.Tumey replaces Jim Bartko, who resigned in November.The 52-year-old Tumey, a three-time...

Jon Dorenbos shares in Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl magic |Jun 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles player and "America's Got Talent" finalist Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season.The Eagles posted a video Thursday on Twitter of Dorenbos...

Wide receiver Demetris Robertson leaving Cal |Jun 21, 2018

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Demetris Robertson is leaving California after two years.Robertson tweeted Thursday that he's "decided not to continue my education and football career" at Cal due to personal matters. The tweet didn't...

Angels 8, Blue Jays 5 |Jun 21, 2018

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Giants 3, Padres 0 |Jun 21, 2018

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Franklin Barreto shows off power, speed in blowout win over Padres |Jun 21, 2018

Franklin Barreto showed off his skills that have made him the top hitting prospect in the organization as the A's smacked a season-high five homers Wednesday.

NBA Draft: Warriors select Jacob Evans with No. 28 pick |Jun 21, 2018

OAKLAND — The Warriors selected Cincinnati junior forward Jacob Evans with their No. 28 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday, adding a player that could provide wing depth with defense and outside shooting. Although the Warriors had maintained they would follow the old adage in selecting the best player available, they entered the […]

NHL releases Sharks’ schedule for 2018-19 |Jun 21, 2018

The Sharks play games on back-to-back nights 14 times, including road games against the Kings and Ducks on successive nights in March

A’s-White Sox rained out; doubleheader scheduled for Friday |Jun 21, 2018

CHICAGO — The A’s will have to wait a day to start their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Thursday’s 5:10 p.m. PDT scheduled series opener was called off eight hours before the first pitch because of the likelihood of all-day rain. Instead the teams will try to play a straight-up […]

Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned |Jun 21, 2018

WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.The Sun Chronicle reports that...

Lakers land German big man Moritz Wagner with 1st-round pick |Jun 21, 2018

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers chose German center Moritz Wagner with the 25th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.The 6-foot-11 Wagner entered the draft after leading the Wolverines to the NCAA Tournament championship game....

NASCAR won't use new aero package again this year |Jun 21, 2018

NASCAR is shelving the aero package used in the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the rest of the season.The drafting package, which included aero ducts, a higher spoiler, restrictor plates and an older splitter in an attempt to...

Stanford loses star player to Kentucky |Jun 21, 2018

Stanford basketball star Reid Travis officially left the Bay Area and transferred to NCAA powerhouse Kentucky, leaving the Wildcats as title favorites.

White Sox-A's game postponed; twinbill set for Friday |Jun 21, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — Thursday night's game between the Oakland Athletics and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of rain.The postponement is the 40th in the major leagues this season, one more than last year and the most in at least the...

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic |Jun 21, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia.Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night's Phillies game when the team's mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, rolled out his...

Syracuse men returning to famed Henley Royal Regatta |Jun 21, 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Syracuse men's rowing team is returning to compete in the famed Henley Royal Regatta.The Orange men will be making their first appearance in the regatta on the River Thames in 11 years. They are one of nine Division I...

Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up |Jun 21, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured, a judge said Thursday as she disqualified the agency from serving as a plaintiff in a lawsuit.U.S. District Judge Loretta A....

Rockets get USC's Melton, Purdue's Edwards on draft night |Jun 21, 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets believe they got a steal by adding Southern California's De'Anthony Melton with the 46th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night — and they aren't worried about his off-court headlines.Melton was drafted by the...

Hunter Strickland expresses regret, says he’s open to receiving help for managing anger |Jun 21, 2018

Hunter Strickland met with the media for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair the hand he fractured after punching a door.

The Latest: Watchdog highlights dangers of pools, other toys |Jun 21, 2018

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a consumer watchdog group's warning about 10 types of potentially unsafe summer toys (all times local):1:30 p.m.A consumer watchdog group says the recent drowning of Olympic skier Bode (BOH'-dee) Miller's toddler...

Fresno State hires Terry Tumey as athletic director |Jun 21, 2018

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State has hired Terry Tumey as athletic director.University President Joseph I. Castro announced the move Thursday on Twitter.Tumey replaces Jim Bartko, who resigned in November.The 52-year-old Tumey, a three-time...

Why ultimate NFL stuntman Brett Favre is now concerned about kids and football |Jun 21, 2018

Joe Frazier once visited the Green Bay Packers to address the dangers of concussions, but his message did not resonate in a room full of NFL players.

Sports: On air highlights |Jun 21, 2018

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Bumgarner puts Giants on his back, dominates Padres in shutout win |Jun 21, 2018

Madison Bumgarner turned in his best effort since the 2016 playoffs with a dominant outing against the Padres.

Wide receiver Demetris Robertson leaving Cal |Jun 21, 2018

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Demetris Robertson is leaving California after two years.Robertson tweeted Thursday that he's "decided not to continue my education and football career" at Cal due to personal matters. The tweet didn't...

With things back to normal, Giants hold on to beat Marlins |Jun 21, 2018

The Giants begin a four-game series against the San Diego Padres Thursday at AT&T Park with Madison Bumgarner (0-2) opposing Tyson Ross (5-4) at 7:15 p.m.

A’s-White Sox rained out; doubleheader scheduled for Friday |Jun 21, 2018

CHICAGO — The A’s will have to wait a day to start their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Thursday’s 5:10 p.m. PDT scheduled series opener was called off eight hours before the first pitch because of the likelihood of all-day rain. Instead the teams will try to play a straight-up […]

Netflix options story of soccer team that welcomed refugees |Jun 21, 2018

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The story of a group of Somali refugees who joined a largely white high school soccer team in Maine and helped lead it to the state championship could soon be on Netflix.The Portland Press Herald reports that Netflix has...

NCAA College World Series Glance |Jun 21, 2018

At TD Ameritrade Park OmahaOmaha, Neb.

Adam Silver: Warriors deserve credit, but super teams can be prevented |Jun 21, 2018

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the Warriors signing Kevin Durant was 'an aberration' and that tweaking some rules could provide more parity in the league.

Stanford's Travis transferring to Kentucky as grad student |Jun 20, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is adding Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis to its lineup.Travis, a first-team All-Pac-12 selection twice with the Cardinal, announced Wednesday that he's transferring to Kentucky to pursue a master's...

Giants 6, Marlins 5 |Jun 20, 2018

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Sports: Holes-In-One |Jun 20, 2018

Pat Moore: Callippe Preserve GC, No. 6, 116 yards, gap wedge. Greg Burke: Fremont Par GC, No. 8, 90 yards, sand wedge. Kim Hamann: Los Lagos GC, No. 2, 125 yards, 7-iron. Joe Isaacson: Los Lagos GC, No. 16, 148 yards, 3-hybrid. Bob Sinnott: Los Lagos GC, No. 8, 160 yards, 5-iron. Jerry Weinstein: Rossmoor […]

Athletics 12, Padres 4 |Jun 20, 2018

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Warriors player makes outlandish cocaine claim |Jun 20, 2018

Warriors guard Nick Young was partying in Los Angeles when he told a TMZ reporter that cocaine should be legalized.

Giants’ Strickland has surgery, Bochy talks perception of `intent’ |Jun 20, 2018

Emotion is a part of the game, but how much is too much? Giants manager addressed the conundrum before the Giants faced Miami Wednesday.

Omaha club pro Ryan Vermeer wins PGA Professional |Jun 20, 2018

SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Vermeer won the PGA Professional Championship on Wednesday, overcoming front-nine problems to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship.The 40-year-old Vermeer, the director of instruction at Happy Hollow Club in...

Cubs 4, Dodgers 0 |Jun 20, 2018

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Why 49ers had real shot to trade for Rob Gronkowski |Jun 20, 2018

The 49ers were in the running to acquire Patriots All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski this offseason, according to one report.

Why Jerry Rice has decided to pose nude |Jun 20, 2018

We'll see a lot more than we imagined of former NFL great Jerry Rice when ESPN the Magazine releases its Body Issue later this month.

Is Draymond Green running the Warriors’ draft room? |Jun 20, 2018

He's not afraid to express his opinion and knows his hoops, so why the heck not?

Giants beat Marlins as tempers flare |Jun 20, 2018

The Giants close out a three-game series with Miami Wednesday with Derek Holland (4-7) opposing Jose Urena (2-8).

California League |Jun 20, 2018

At A Glance

Brady, James, Ovechkin, Shiffrin earn bids for The ESPYs |Jun 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vies for best male athlete while Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin contends a second time for best female athlete among nominations for The ESPYS honoring the past year's top sports achievements and...

Does Jacob Evans fit the bill for Warriors at No. 28? |Jun 20, 2018

The 6-6 junior guard from the University of Cincinnati has potential as a shooter and tools as a defender.