Warriors Blow Out Clippers 111-92

The last time these two teams met, it was Christmas day and play got physical, with both Blake Griffin and Draymond Green sent to the locker room early with ejections.  A rivalry has developed between these two teams, and that makes this win all the much sweeter, as Golden State blew out Los Angeles Thursday night 111-92 thanks to a more »

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Warriors Run Into Wall, Lose 88-85 to Wizards

Some nights the Warriors look like the one of the best teams in the NBA, and other nights they look positively mediocre. It was the latter on Tuesday, as the Warriors fell 88-85 to the Washington Wizards. The Wizards (22-22), were able to do it behind solid play from franchise players Bradley Beale and John Wall, who combined to score more »

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Projecting the 2014 Giants Lineup

It’s been a relatively quiet January for the Giants. While the Yankees are making waves by signing Masahiro Tanaka and the Commissioner’s Office is dealing with various Alex Rodriguez-related worries, the Giants have made only a handful of minor moves (unless you consider the team’s acquisition of David Huff to be earth-shattering). It’s probably safe to say that, barring perhaps more »

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Warriors Shut Down Portland, 103-88

The Golden State Warriors came out to play on Sunday night with one of the most impressive defensive displays all season.  The Warriors held the red hot Blazers to a season low 38% from the field, and All Star Steph Curry provided the offensive spark to aid the Warriors in breaking their three game home losing streak. In a match-up more »

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Timberwolves Edge Golden State 121-120

Kevin Martin was able to convert on a late jump-shot to push the Minnesota Timberwolves ahead of the Golden State Warriors, 121-120 Friday night. Minnesota (21-21) came into Oakland looking to build on two straight wins over the lowly Utah Jazz, and were just able to pull this one off thanks to late game heroics from Martin and solid play more »

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Athletic’s Shortstop Addison Russell Rated the 12th Best Prospect in Baseball

Entering just his second full season of professional baseball, Addison Russell has jumped to the upper rankings of Major League Baseball’s Top-100 prospect list, finishing his climb at 12th in the annual ranking. The A’s first-round draft pick in 2012, Russell, who just turned 20 this past Thursday, rose from his spot as the 48th best prospect on last year’s more »

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Sharks Sign Joe Thornton & Patrick Marleau to Extensions

The San Jose Sharks announced Friday morning that they have reached agreements and signed veterans Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau to three-year extensions. Thornton and Marleau were both set to become free agents following this season on July 1. “Patrick and Joe continue to perform at an elite level in the National Hockey League and, most importantly, they make the more »

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Is Heath Hembree the Next Great Giants Closer?

Closers are made, not born. That’s a mantra that has been repeated ever more frequently over the past few decades as the role of the closer has become more pronounced. The idea, of course, being that great closers aren’t drafted as such; they tend to be failed starting pitching prospects who get converted to the bullpen and see their stuff more »

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