• Monday's Sports Scoreboard - 03/30/2015 05:45 PM PDT
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    Oakland A's Drew Pomeranz has control of his temper, and his pitches

    Pomeranz broke his hand in frustration after a bad start last season; he's learned to deal better with stressful situations. 
    Ask our experts about the Giants and A's prospects this season
    Join in the discussion as Bay Area News Group sports writers John Hickey and Carl Steward take your questions during our discussion about the Giants and A's this season. The discussion takes place Thursday at noon at AT&T Park, but your can submit questions now that may be read on the air.  

    Phillies' Kevin Slowey throws quick pitch that does nothing to speed up game
    As baseball tries to speed up games, Philadelphia Phillies' Kevin Slowey throws a quick pitch, which ends up triggering bench-clearing incident 

    Glenn 'Doc' Rivers says he deserves cut of 'Cool Story'
    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers jokingly says he should share in the earnings from apparel inspired by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green's catchphrase 'Cool story, Glenn' 

    Jim Harbaugh finishes fourth in presidential race
    Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh finishes fourth in balloting for student body president 

    Packers' Aaron Rodgers gets in Twitter fight with CBS reporter
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets good seats to Wisconsin game, infuriating Dennis Dodd of CBS 

    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. 

    StubHub files lawsuit against Golden State Warrriors, Ticketmaster
    StubHub is suing Ticketmaster and the Golden State Warriors, alleging it unfairly required fans looking to resell tickets to use Ticketmaster's resale exchange 

    NFL suspends Cleveland Browns GM Ray Farmer 4 games for texting
    Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games next season for sending text messages to the sideline during games 

    Watch: UFC champ Rhonda Rousey makes surprise appearance at WrestleMania pounces on Stephanie McMahon
    WrestleMania was a night of surprises. One of the biggest was an appearance by UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Rhonda Rousey. 

    Families & fandom: Multi-generational Giants, A's clans share their stories
    Everyone knows families in the Bay Area that are bound by baseball. We wanted to know more about the history and geography and geneaology that leads to such multi-generational magic. 

    Giants, A's pitchers share secrets of their money pitch
    From Sergio Romo's slider to Sean Doolittle's four-seam fastball, A's, Giants break them down. 

    Purdy: Baseball's magic tied to cross-generational connection
    Giants, A's fandom runs deep in the Bay Area because of the stories that are passed on and shared. 

    Geracie: Me, my boy and the bond of baseball
    Longtime baseball writer, columnist and sports editor Bud Geracie has been to 24 major league ballparks with his son Nick. 

    MLB preview: Rookies to watch
    Rusney CastilloOF, Boston Red Soxhe native of Cuba was signed in August to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal and made a cameo in September. 

    MLB Preview: 5 storylines to watch
    From Alex Rodriguez to the new time limits placed on hitters and pitchers to a new wave of Cubans. 

    MLB Preview: Rating the AL West
    Can A's keep pace with Angels and Mariners? 

    MLB Preview: Rating the NL West
    Can Giants keep pace with Dodgers and Padres in NL West? 

    MLB Preview: Rating the NL East and Central
    NL CENTRALSt. Louis CardinalsLast year: 90-72, first place (lost to Giants in NLCS)Key losses: OF Oscar Taveras (deceased), INF Daniel Descalso, RHP Shelby MillerKey newcomers: OF Jason Heyward, 1B Mark ReynoldsWho makes/breaks their season: RHP Adam Wainwright. 

    MLB Preview: Rating the AL East and Central
    AL CENTRALDetroit TigersLast year: 90-72, first place (lost to Baltimore Orioles in ALDS)Key losses: RHP Max Scherzer, RHP Rick Porcello, OF Torii HunterKey newcomers: OF Yoenis Cespedes, RHP Alfredo SimonWho makes/breaks their season: 1B Miguel Cabrera. 

    Is baseball battling a Tommy John epidemic?
    As MLB elbow surgeries continue, experts hone in on a culture that may be pushing young pitchers too much, too soon. 

    A's, Giants describe what they love about their glove
    Stephen Vogt, A's CModel: All-Star Pro EliteHistory with this glove: Vogt has used this model since getting to the big leagues. 

    Major league bling: A look at the World Series ring tradition
    Giants, A's have collected handsomely over the years 

    NCAA tournament: Michigan State heads to Final Four
    Michigan State continues its improbable NCAA tournament run, beating Louisville to reach the Final Four against Duke 

    Baseball: Rodriguez gets audition as first baseman
    Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees' 7-0 win over the Houston Astros.
     

    NCAA women's tournament: South Carolina, Notre Dame advance to Final Four
    South Carolina beat Florida State in the Greensboro regional final to advance to the NCAA women's tournament Final Four for the first time; Notre Dame reached its fifth consecutive Final Four by beating Baylor in the Oklahoma City regional. 

    NCAA tournament: Duke tops Gonzaga to reach Final Four
    Duke defeats Gonzaga to win South Regional, advance to NCAA Final Four against Michigan State. Coach Mike Krzyzewski ties John Wooden of UCLA with his 12th Final Four appearance. 

    NBA: Westbrook scores 33, Oklahoma City rallies from 20 down to top Phoenix 109-97
    Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to help the Thunder stay 2½ games ahead of New Orleans for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference 

    NHL: Anaheim Ducks beat New Jersey Devils, get closer to securing league's top record
    John Gibson makes 26 saves as the Ducks get a win on the road against the Devils. 

    Local sports digest: Stanford, Cal lose in Pac-12 baseball
    The Stanford Cardinal fell to 0-6 in Pac-12 baseball with a 14-6 loss to Arizona State; the Cal Bears were held to three hits and stuck out 17 times in a 3-2 loss to Utah 

     
     
     
     
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    Angelina Jolie inspires Nickelodeon crowd

    'Maleficent’ actress tells kids being different is a good thing, and it’s OK to cause a little trouble.