12:48 PM EDT, Tue June 28, 2016
San Jose Mercury News 2 hours ago

NBA: Clippers land pitch meeting with Durant

Timberwolves to get first Chinese owner in league's history
San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago

Eric Lindros leads Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Former San Jose Shark Sergei Makarov of famed Soviet KLM line also wins election with Rogie Vachon and Pat Quinn.
Oakland Tribune 3 hours ago

Ex-Cal star Vollmer, Stanford recruit Ledecky make Olympic swim team

Four-time gold medalist Dana Vollmer finished second in the 100-meter butterfly Monday, while Katie Ledecky won the 400 freestyle to secure spots on the U.S. team
Oakland Tribune 3 hours ago
The most dominant NBA team seasons in history

The most dominant NBA team seasons in history

After missing out on a championship following a historic 73-win campaign, where do the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors rank among the best teams in NBA history? PointAfter set out to answer that question while ranking the best team seasons ever.

9 reasons the Warriors should sign Kevin Durant

Photo: Frank Gunn / AP Image 1of/10 CaptionClose Image 1 of 10 9. The man is a gazelle, and his ability to run and dunk would fit in wondrously with a team that led the league last year in fast break points per game (19.5). 9. The man is a gazelle, and his ability to run and dunk would fit in wondrously with a team that led the league last year in fast break points per game (19.5). Photo: Frank Gunn / AP Image 2 of 10 8. If the Warriors have proven anything, it's that the 3-point shot wins. Durant can shoot the three, and at 6-10, he can

Mengden dazzles Giants, may be here for the long term

Daniel Mengden has done nothing but impress since he brought his wacky windup, high socks and handlebar mustache to Oakland, and the A’s finally rewarded him for all of his fine work on Monday night. After scoring just four runs… Continue Reading → The post Mengden dazzles Giants, may be here for the long term appeared first on Inside the As.
Oakland Tribune 11 hours ago

Mengden finally gets run support in A's victory

Oakland had scored just four runs combined in the righty's first three big-league starts.
San Jose Mercury News 11 hours ago

Samardzija's struggles continue as A's pound Giants 8-3

There are days when he lights up the radar gun and is unhittable. Then there are days when he simply gets lit up. Jeff Samardzija threw hard Monday night but merely supplied the power in the Giants’ 8-3 loss to the A’s at AT&T Park.

Jeff Samardzija's slide continues as Giants lose to A's

SAN FRANCISCO – Jeff Samardzija spent half a season in an A’s uniform. He is almost halfway through the first season of his five-year contract with the Giants.   Both Bay Area teams can say they’ve gotten the full Samardzija… Continue Reading → The post Jeff Samardzija's slide continues as Giants lose to A's appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Francisco Chronicle 11 hours ago

A’s rock Giants and Samardzija behind Mengden, Semien

With his handlebar mustache and double-clutch windup, rookie Daniel Mengden introduced himself to the Giants-A's rivalry in a big way Monday night, easily outpitching a woebegone Jeff Samardzija as the renewal of the series began with an 8-3 Oakland victory. Semien hit a three-run homer and RBI double to account for four of the six runs Samardzija allowed in six innings. A's hitters arrived at AT&T Park in a "you hang 'em, we bang 'em" mood after pinning 25 runs on the Angels in a four-game series. The five-run second began with a Valencia single off the right-field wall and Khris Davis'...

Giants notes: Sergio Romo ready to "go to battle" again, Bruce Bochy considers batting Madison Bumgarner in Oakland, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Sergio Romo’s return from the disabled list is so close, you can almost hear the rapid-paced Banda music that accompanies him to the mound.   The right-hander hasn’t pitched in a big league game since April 10… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Sergio Romo ready to "go to battle" again, Bruce Bochy considers batting Madison Bumgarner in Oakland, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News 15 hours ago

Three Warriors make USA basketball Olympic roster

Despite absence of stars Stephen Curry and LeBron James, Warriors guard Klay Thompson says Team USA should still be favored to win basketball gold in Rio.
Oakland Tribune 19 hours ago
Most common names of NBA players this season

Most common names of NBA players this season

Using data from PointAfter.com, MooseRoots found which names were the most common for NBA players this season.

Tomas Hertl, Matt Nieto, Dylan DeMelo and Ryan Carpenter issued qualifying offers

The Sharks on Monday issued qualifying offers to their three top restricted free agents, including forward Tomas Hertl, allowing the team to retain each players' rights going into Friday's free agency period. The Sharks also tendered qualifying offers to forward… Continue Reading → The...
Kevin Durant Watch: How Warriors’ top competitors are looking

Kevin Durant Watch: How Warriors’ top competitors are looking

#DurantWatch has officially begun and the early leaders appear to be the Warriors and Miami, though Kevin Durant can’t take meetings until Friday. Still, the race is on to pry the former MVP away from the only NBA franchise he’s… Continue Reading → The post Kevin Durant Watch: How Warriors’ top competitors are looking appeared first on Inside the Warriors.

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