11:57 AM EDT, Tue April 28, 2015
San Jose Mercury News 22 mins ago

Manchester United, Barcelona coming to Levi's Stadium this summer

Manchester United, one of England's storied soccer clubs, will play Spanish powerhouse Barcelona at Levi's Stadium as part of a summer U.S. tour called International Champions Cup tournament.
San Jose Mercury News 2 hours ago

Steph Curry gets shoutout from golfer Justin Rose

Justin Rose, winner of the Zurich Classic near New Orleans, said Steph Curry's performance in Golden State Warriors' victory over New Orleans Pelicans in Game 3 of the NBA playoffs helped spur Rose to triumph.

Extra Baggs: It's nearly all offspeed for Lincecum, Dodgers put young talent on display, a tough start for Squirrels, etc.

LOS ANGELES – At one point Monday night, Tim Lincecum had faced 17 batters. Here’s how it went. Eight hits. Three walks -- two to leadoff batters. Seven outs – two by the opposing pitcher, two more on a lineout… Continue Reading → 

Basketball: Tyrone Wallace named Bears’ MVP

Junior guard Tyrone Wallace took home the Nibs Price Most Valuable Player honors at Cal’s awards dinner Monday night at the University Club on camps. The all-Pac-12 point guard also won the Jason Kidd assist award, the Darrall Imhoff rebounding award… Continue Reading →

Position group pre-draft analysis: WR

Fifth in a series examining Raiders position groups heading in to the NFL Draft Thursday through Saturday: Starters: James Jones, Michael Crabtree Backups: Rod Streater, Andre Holmes, Kenbrell Thompkins, Brice Butler, Jeremy Gallon, Seth Roberts. Analysis: Jones and Crabtree are… Continue Reading →

Joc Pederson does it all in Dodgers' 8-3 win against Giants

Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to deprive Angel Pagan of an RBI double, leading Los Angeles to an 8-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

Lincecum roughed up as Giants fall to Dodgers

Tim Lincecum struggled as the Dodgers beat the Giants 8-3 at Dodger Stadium
San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

Warriors still waiting on next opponent

The Portland Trail Blazers stayed alive in their first-round NBA playoff series, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 99-92 in Game 4 on Monday night.

Lincecum swatted around as Giants lose at Dodger Stadium

Running game story... LOS ANGELES – In recent seasons, Tim Lincecum would spend most of the summer trying to let some air out of an inflated ERA. This time, he reversed the trend and got off to a hot start.… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News 12 hours ago

A's-Angels pitching matchups

Pitching matchups for Oakland A's three-game home series against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
San Jose Mercury News 14 hours ago

Purdy: Draft will be truth serum for 49ers, Raiders

49ers general manager Trent Baalke and the Raiders' Reggie McKenzie will reveal much about their football philosophies by what they do this week in the NFL draft.
Oakland Tribune 14 hours ago

BART station closure called off

BART suspends planned track work between Coliseum and Fruitvale stations to avoid interfering with a possible Warriors playoff home game
Oakland Tribune 15 hours ago

Warriors coach Steve Kerr likes idea of a week off

The Golden State Warriors will be off for at least eight days before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.

Kerr says week off gives Warriors time to reflect on season

After getting a clearer handle on how he’ll schedule the week, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said Monday that he values the time off and the chance it gives his team to reflect on such a historic regular season. The Warriors had a short, crisp practice Monday, mostly skill work and shooting. “Anytime you have a weeklong break, it means you’re still in the playoffs and you probably just handled your business pretty well,” Kerr said. The Warriors also will take some time this week to look back on their 67-win regular season. Kerr won the 2014-15 Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors...

Bumgarner rejects idea of DH moving to National League, takes offense at Scherzer's "wet newspaper" comment

LOS ANGELES – Madison Bumgarner saw Max Scherzer’s comments advocating that the designated hitter should be instituted in both leagues, and asserting that nobody pays to see a pitcher “swinging a wet newspaper.” Any thoughts on that, Madison? “Oh, well,… Continue Reading → 

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