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Oakland Tribune 28 mins ago

Thompson: Stephen Curry's chance to erase more doubt

Stephen Curry's NBA Finals rematch against LeBron James is another chance for him to prove the doubters wrong.

Purdy: For Sharks to win Pavelski, Burns must take their shots

Penguins' defense put clamps on Joe Pavelksi and Brent Burns in Game 1.
Gray feels great, could be back in A’s rotation next week

Gray feels great, could be back in A’s rotation next week

Things are looking up for the A’s starting rotation, at least that’s the way it seems. Left-hander Rich Hill, owner of the second-best ERA in the American League at 2.25, says he’s feeling better every day. He’ll test his left… Continue Reading → The post Gray feels great, could be back in A’s rotation next week appeared first on Inside the As.
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

Sharks' have grim NHL playoff history when they go down 0-2

San Jose Sharks have never won a Stanley Cup playoff series when they've dropped firstt two games; their record in those series is 0-10.

Stanley Cup: San Jose Sharks look to get back to winning habits

Throughout the playoffs, the Sharks have shown after a loss that they can correct mistakes and come out with a better performance the following game. Their chances of winning the Stanley Cup will hinge on them doing exactly that against… Continue Reading → The post Stanley Cup: San...
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr thriving in second year of system after missing most of off-season a year ago

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr thriving in second year of system after missing most of off-season a year ago

ALAMEDA _ Team rules concerning the media don’t allow for specific reporting when it comes to plays run in practice, so the end result will suffice _ and Tuesday one play concluded with quarterback Derek Carr in the end zone,… Continue Reading → The post Raiders quarterback Derek Carr thriving in second year of system after missing most of off-season a year ago appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.

Continuity and Carr: Raiders QB at home in familiar system

Raiders QB at home in familiar system During the last play of a red-zone session Tuesday, Derek Carr spotted a defensive deficiency, changed the play at the line of scrimmage and took a quarterback draw into the end zone for an oh-so-easy touchdown. The score was punctuated with chest bumps and high-decibel cheers from his offensive teammates. “We wouldn’t have been able to do that last year,” Carr said. Because we didn’t know the checks. The conversations aren’t ‘Hey, you know that play we installed today?
San Jose Mercury News 2 hours ago

Sharks' Western Conference trophy on display Wednesday in San Jose

The Clarence S. Campbell Bowl will be on display from 2:30-4 at the Princeton Plaza Orchard Supply Hardware on Blossom Hill Road.

Warriors reflect on arduous path to NBA Finals

Warriors reflect on arduous path to NBA Finals On Tuesday, they were given the day off - a short respite to rehab their bodies, re-energize their souls and reflect on the unbelievable journey they endured to earn a return trip to the NBA Finals. “This whole playoff run has been a rollercoaster ride, for me specifically, but also for our team,” Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said. The Warriors fell into a 3-1 quagmire against Oklahoma City in the Western Conference finals - a situation so sticky that only nine of 232 teams had ever escaped it. The Warriors knew those numbers, and...
Orlando Sentinel 2 hours ago

This time against Warriors, Cavs have all The King's Men

The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will again meet for the title, but this is a rematch in name only.No matter how the league sells it, this is actually the first time these teams have met in June on fair and equal footing.The records show that a year ago, the Warriors won their...
San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago

Sharks power play chances against Penguins could decrease

Pittsburgh Penguins don't excel at killing penalties, but they do excel at avoiding them.
Raiders mix it up three times during OTA session and coach Jack Del Rio would rather they didn’t

Raiders mix it up three times during OTA session and coach Jack Del Rio would rather they didn’t

ALAMEDA _ Blocking and tackling are forbidden in off-season NFL practice sessions, but the Raiders were being aggressive enough Tuesday to have three separate scuffles. The first was between two second-year players, guard Jon Feliciano and defensive tackle Leon Orr.… Continue Reading → The post Raiders mix it up three times during OTA session and coach Jack Del Rio would rather they didn’t appeared first on Inside the Oakland Raiders.

Giants notes: A setback for Sergio Romo, a trio of birthdays, plus injury updates on Matt Duffy, Matt Cain, Angel Pagan, etc.

ATLANTA – Sergio Romo’s return to the Giants bullpen is no longer right around the corner.   The veteran right-handed reliever had a setback in his rehab from a strained flexor tendon near his right elbow, Giants manager Bruce Bochy… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: A setback for Sergio Romo, a trio of birthdays, plus injury updates on Matt Duffy, Matt Cain, Angel Pagan, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

Sharks' defenseman Justin Braun plays while grieving

Braun's father-in-law, former NHL all-star Tom Lysiak, died Monday before Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final.
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

Sharks' goalie Martin Jones kept Game 1 from getting out of hand

Pittsburgh Penguins had San Jose goalie Martin Jones under siege during most of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, but the Sharks' netminder managed to keep his team in the contest.

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