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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.
 


 
TIM KAWAKAMI
( Marcio Jose Sanchez )
Kawakami: Stephen Curry is the MVP, period.

No disrespect to LeBron, James Harden, Russell Westbrook or any others, but Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors tops them all, and here's why. 
MARK PURDY
(Matt Slocum/AP)
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. 
M. Thompson II
( Doug Duran )
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. 
WARRIORS
(Jeff Chiu)
Warriors' Draymond Green will miss Clippers game

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will miss Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of shin inflammation.
 
Raiders
(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
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 Bears
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? 
Athletics
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.
 
49ers
( JOHN GREEN )
49ers sign linebacker Desmond Bishop

The San Francisco 49ers sign former Cal linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract.
 
Sharks
( Josie Lepe )
Sharks' Mirco Mueller done for season

San Jose Sharks rookie defenseman Mirco Mueller will miss the rest of the season because of a thumb injury.  
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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.