( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Gray misses start; A's drop opener to White Sox

Sonny Gray was scratched from his opening night start thanks to food poisoning; That left it to Rich Hill to start, and he lasted 22/3 innings in what turned out to be a 4-3 White Sox win over Oakland,  


 
TIM KAWAKAMI
( SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD )
Kawakami: Curry, Warriors rise to the occasion

Coming off their first home loss, a stunner to the Boston Celtics, the reigning MVP and NBA's top team rout the Portland Trail Blazers. 
MARK PURDY
(ARIC CRABB)
Purdy: TNT broadcaster Craig Sager has always been a tough cat

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M. Thompson II
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Thompson: No worries, Warriors have this all under control

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WARRIORS
(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Stephen Curry's 3-point plan is to let it come naturally

Golden State Warriors' shooting star Stephen Curry needs only 22 more 3-pointers to make it 400 for the season. 
Raiders
( D. ROSS CAMERON )
Aldon Smith agrees to new deal with Raiders

Pass rusher Aldon Smith has agreed to a new contract with the Oakland Raiders; ESPN reporting that it's a two-year deal. 
Athletics
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Gray misses start; A's drop opener to White Sox

Sonny Gray was scratched from his opening night start thanks to food poisoning; That left it to Rich Hill to start, and he lasted 22/3 innings in what turned out to be a 4-3 White Sox win over Oakland,  
Giants
(Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)
Opening day: Giants wallop Milwaukee Brewers 12-3

Giants hit four home runs, including three in a row, to back flu-ridden Madison Bumgarner 
49ers
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Colin Kaepernick joins 49ers teammates at offseason workout

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Sharks
Sharks' Burns makes case for Norris Trophy consideration

With a season unlike any other in Sharks franchise history, Brent Burns has put his name in the mix for the Norris Trophy as the NHL's best defenseman. He may have cemented his chance to be a finalist Saturday when he hardly came off the ice during overtime of San Jose's 3-2 shootout win over Nashville.  
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7