(José Carlos Fajardo)
Kawakami: Warriors feel burden of being No. 1

The Golden State Warriors feel the burden that comes with being the top seed in the NBA playoffs in their close Game 1 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
 


 
TIM KAWAKAMI
( Doug Duran )
Kawakami: Warriors feel burden of being No. 1

The Golden State Warriors feel the burden that comes with being the top seed in the NBA playoffs in their close Game 1 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
 
MARK PURDY
( D. ROSS CAMERON )
Purdy: Warriors could win it all, but truth is it's not likely

If the Warriors reach the Western Conference finals and lose, it would be unfortunate but bearable. 
M. Thompson II
(José Carlos Fajardo)
Thompson: Warriors' Stephen Curry is more than a 3-point shooter

Stephen Curry is more than a 3-point shooter, and so are his Golden State Warriors.
 
WARRIORS
Pelicans' Tyreke Evans questionable for Game 2 against Warriors

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Tyreke Evans is 'day to day' for Game 2 against the Warriors after an MRI exams shows a deep bruise in his left knee 
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
(Orlin Wagner/AP)
Tempers flare as A's beat Royals 5-0

Benches empty after Oakland A's third baseman Brett Lawrie is hit by a pitch from Kansas City Royals starter Yordano Ventura, who is ejected in the fourth inning. 
Giants
(Jim Gensheimer)
Watch San Francisco Giants fan catch a ball in his beer cup and then chug

One Giants fan did not need a mitt to snag a baseball souvenir - just his beer cup. Here's how it went down: Sometime during the 7th inning of the Giants-Diamondbacks game Saturday night, Angel Pagan hit a foul ball into the Giants dugout. 
Sharks
(Josie Lepe)
Edmonton Oilers -- not Sharks -- grab top prize in NHL draft lottery

San Jose had a 5 percent chance of getting touted prospect Connor McDavid after failing to make playoffs for first time in 11 seasons