( José Carlos Fajardo )
Warriors repel Pelicans' challenge, take 2-0 series lead

Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 26 points, and Golden State pulled away down the stretch to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 97-87 for a 2-0 lead in their NBA playoff series. 


 
TIM KAWAKAMI
(José Carlos Fajardo)
Kawakami: Pelicans pack a punch, but Warriors respond

The New Orleans Pelicans didn't back down against the Golden State Warriors, who dug deep to take a 2-0 lead in the NBA playoff series. 
MARK PURDY
(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News group)
Purdy: Pressure on Wilson to get Sharks back on track

After the departure of Sharks coach Todd McLellan, general manager Doug Wilson says he expects the team to 'bounce back very quickly.' It had better.  
M. Thompson II
( D. Ross Cameron )
Thompson: Draymond Green gives Warriors just what they needed

Golden State holds 2-0 series lead over the New Orleans Pelicans because of Green's toughness 
Raiders
NFL pushing Oakland for progress on Raiders stadium

Still unconvinced about a multibillion dollar plan to keep the Raiders in Oakland, the NFL's stadium czar was in the East Bay Wednesday huddling with Oakland Raiders executives and local officials. 
Athletics
A's beat Angels 6-3

Oakland reliever Dan Otero pitches four scoreless innings and Stephen Vogt hits a three-run homer in the A's 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels 
Giants
Giants-Dodgers pitching matchups

GIANTS VS. L.A. DodgersTuesday: Giants' Tim Lincecum (0-1, 2.25) vs. Dodgers' Brett Anderson (1-0, 3. 
49ers
Jarryd Hayne's No. 38 traces back to his Australian rugby league start

Former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne will don No. 38 in his attempt to make the 49ers. He shared that number's sentimental meaning in an Instagram post Monday night. 
Sharks
(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News group)
Purdy: Pressure on Wilson to get Sharks back on track

After the departure of Sharks coach Todd McLellan, general manager Doug Wilson says he expects the team to 'bounce back very quickly.' It had better.  
(Nancy D. Brown)
Napa's City Winery rocks out as a music venue

Tosca may not reign supreme at the historic Napa Valley Opera House these days, but the space has morphed into a concert and dining venue dubbed City Winery. 
(Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP)
Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin finalize 'uncoupling' with divorce

The actress and Coldplay frontman reportedly let their business managers negotiate the divorce settlement details.