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    Tour of California bike race looks for volunteers for San Jose to Mt. Diablo leg

    Many volunteers needed for May 13 segment, especially to help with crowds on Mount Diablo  
    Warriors lease dispute could cost Alameda County taxpayers millions
    The Golden State Warriors say they don't have to continue making debt service payments on the Oracle Arena when the team leaves for San Francisco, setting up a potential legal battle with Oakland and Alameda County. 

    Kawakami: Andre Iguodala needs to step into the spotlight
    Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala needs to take on a more aggressive role in Game 3 against the Los Angeles Clippers.
     

    Purdy: Sharks proving columnist wrong
    The prediction here for the first Stanley Cup playoff round was that the Los Angeles Kings would defeat the San Jose Sharks in six games. But the Sharks now hold a three-games-to-none lead. Here's why the Sharks are proving me wrong. 

    Warriors-Clippers scene shifts to Oracle Arena
    The Golden State Warriors hope to enjoy a loud home-court advantage at Oracle Arena.
     

    Oakland Athletics-Houston Astros pitching matchups
    A's AT HOUSTONThursday: A's Scott Kazmir (2-0, 1.65) vs. Astros' Brett Oberholtzer (0-3, 3.04), 5:10 p. 

    Michelle Wie back in Bay Area after LPGA win
    Michelle Wie goes for another tournament win at Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic at Lake Merced Golf Club 

    NBA: Dallas Mavericks beat San Antonio Spurs, even series at 1-1
    The Mavericks ended their 10-game losing streak against the Spurs with their first-round playoff victory. 

    NHL: Dallas Stars rally past Anaheim Ducks to tie playoff series at 2-2
    The upstart Columbus Blue Jackets trip the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime to even that series at 2-2. 

    MLB: Red Sox beat Yankees
    Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected for using a foreign substance. 

    Yankees' Pineda ejected for pine tar on his neck
    BOSTON (AP) -- The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees. General manager Brian Cashman was "embarrassed. 

    Local digest: Saint Mary's baseball team falls to Stanford
    Stanford third baseman Alex Blandino hits two home runs in the victory against the Gaels. 

    Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks kick off season with Thursday game against Green Bay Packers
    Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos play the Indianapolis Colts on first weekend of the season. 

    Holes-in-one
    Holes-in-one 

    Breaking down the Raiders' 2014 schedule
    A game-by-game look at the Oakland Raiders' 2014 NFL schedule 

    Patrick Marleau's overtime playoff goals
    Patrick Marleau's overtime playoff goal that won Game 3 in the San Jose Sharks' playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings was the fourth of his 16-year NHL career -- most among active players. Here's a look at each. 

    Sharks' Marleau passes Gretzky among overtime playoff goal scorers
    San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau has four career overtime playoff goals, which is one more than Wayne Gretzky and ranks among the best in NHL history. 

    Baseball/softball notes: Concord in a groove after slow start
    Campolindo's win over Miramonte gives Cougars two-game lead in DFAL baseball 

    Stanley Cup playoffs live updates: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 4, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
    Keep up with all the action with live Twitter updates as the San Jose Sharks look to close out the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup playoff series. 

    Raiders' treacherous schedule starts at Jets
    The Raiders find themselves away from home for much of the first quarter of the season, traveling to New England in Week 3 and then leaving Boston for London and a 'home game' at Wembley Stadium against the Miami Dolphins in Week 4. 

    Warriors fans can crank up the volume
    With the Golden State Warriors-Los Angeles Clippers series moving to Oracle Arena for Games 3 and 4, the noise level will be earsplitting.
     

    Oakland Raiders 2014 schedule
    PreseasonFri., Aug. 8 at Minnesota Vikings 5 p.m. KTVU/KICUFri. 

    Hector Sanchez's grand slam in 11th inning lifts San Francisco Giants over Colorado Rockies
    Backup catcher Hector Sanchez delivers grand slam in 11th inning for the Giants' win to end road trip. 

    Paula Creamer returns home for LPGA event
    Paula Creamer, who spent her younger years in Pleasanton, is back for Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic 

    Baseball: St. Francis keeps winning behind dominant pitching
    Pitchers John Gavin and Tyler Deason are a big reason St. Francis is ranked among the state's top teams. Through play Tuesday, both had ERAs below 1.0 for a team that had won 17 of 20 games 

    Glenn Reeves: Piedmont Hills girls relay team makes most of late-night drive
    After his team competed in the CCS Top 8 meet, Piedmont Hills coach Chioke Robinson drove the girls to Southern California for the Mt. SAC Relays 

    Notebook: Serra's Danny Mahoney walking on at San Jose State to play basketball
    Menlo-Atherton boys tennis team clinches sixth consecutive Peninsula Athletic League championship 

    Santa Clara County girls athlete of the week: Greta Wagner, Los Gatos
    Los Gatos' Greta Wagner was among the double winners at the CCS Top 8 Track and Field Classic, taking first in the pole vault and tying for first in the 100. 

    A's lose again to Rangers, fall out of first place
    Texas Rangers sweep Oakland A's and take half-game lead in American League West 

    Santa Clara County boys athlete of the week: Luis Maciel, Willow Glen
    Willow Glen's Luis Maciel won discus, shot put at CCS Top 8 Track and Field Classic 

     
     
     
     
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    The cat came back, but it took 5 years

    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story