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BANG NBA Power Rankings
Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks remain 1-2-3 in the BANG NBA Power Rankings, with the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs climbing to fourth.
Purdy: San Jose Sharks' season ends soon -- and then the fun begins
The Sharks will likely miss the postseason, which means there could be offseason change on several fronts for the franchise.
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Thompson: Beane approach leaves A's to luck, prayer
Championship teams are built over time, but Billy Beane doesn't have that kind of time.
Extra Baggs: Lincecum is in the rotation for certain, Giants designate Gary Brown, etc.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – It hadn t occurred to me until Tim Lincecum said it. It s the first year I pitched every time against big league opponents, said Lincecum, after throwing 5 2/3 innings Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies.
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Alameda County joining Oakland officials on stadium talks, but Raiders still silent
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to enter into talks with the city and its private development partner on Coliseum City -- a proposal to redevelop about 200 acres in East Oakland and build a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders. The agreement doesn't require that the Raiders commit to the project.
Cal's top basketball recruits for past 25 years
Jason Kidd is the only No. 1 recruit to have signed with the Cal Golden Bears in the past quarter-century, but other top 10 signees include Shareef AAbdur-Rahim and Leon Powe. Will Ivan Rabb join them?
Oakland A's Coco Crisp likely headed to D.L.
Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp is expected to begin the season on the disabled list because of right-elbow discomfort. He would be eligible to play April 11 if the A's postdate his going on the D.L.
San Francisco Giants' Justin Maxwell has reason to smile: he makes the opening day roster
Outfielder and non-roster invitee Justin Maxwell grew up a Giants fan, and now he's made the team.
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Review: Fremont's Smoking Pig BBQ needs more time in the smoker
San Jose's popular Smoking Pig BBQ has opened a Fremont outpost, with live blues music and burnt ends to tempt the palate.
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Tom Hanks' son threatens Howard Stern
Feud between rapper Chet Haze and radio host goes back four years, to when Stern questioned rapper’s credentials as the son of a Hollywood legend.