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Finally! The finals!
SAN JOSE — After 25 years, the San Jose Sharks will finally play for the Stanley Cup. Captain Joe Pavelski scored an early goal, Joel Ward added two of his own and the Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final in franchise history by beating the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday night in Ga...
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Scots fall to the Lancers
It was the stuff of legend in 2012 when Carlmont — then the No. 16 seed in the Central Coast Section playoffs — upset No. 1 seed St. Francis. This year’s CCS Open Division playoff rematch, however, saw no command performance of such an upset by the Scots. No. 9 seeded Carlmont (21-9) fell to...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Another heartbreaking semifinal loss for Hillsdale
SAN JOSE — The sixth inning was a cursed inning. Plain and simple. Top-seed Hillsdale (21-8) was in the driver’s seat of Wednesday’s Central Coast Section Division III softball semifinal showdown with 15-time CCS champion Notre Dame-Salinas at PAL Stadium. But one cursed sixth inning swayed t...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Warriors look to overcome odds down 3-1 to OKC
MIAMI — Here’s good news for Golden State: It’s not over. Close, but not over. There are nine teams in NBA history who have successfully overcome 3-1 deficits to win a series, which is the task the defending champion Warriors now face in their Western Conference finals matchup with Oklahoma ...
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Giants walk off with another win over Padres
SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Crawford’s alert baserunning in the second inning gave the Giants an early lift. His long single in the 10th capped another walkoff win. Crawford singled in Matt Duffy with two outs in the 10th inning, and the surging Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 Wednesday for th...
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Mariners complete sweep of Oakland
SEATTLE — Adam Lind hit home runs in his first two at-bats and had a season-best six RBIs while the Seattle Mariners scored a season-high in runs in a 13-3 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. The AL West-leading Mariners won their 11th series of the season, this time behind Lind’...
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Washington beats Stanford to win NCAA golf title
EUGENE, Ore. — Julianne Alvarez had a 5-foot par putt on the 18th hole to give Washington its first NCAA golf title, a big moment for a freshman. It felt even bigger when she missed, sending another match against Stanford to extra holes. “She walked off and said, ‘I’m sorry,”’ Washingt...
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LeBron, Love power Cavaliers to 116-78 romp over Raptors
CLEVELAND — Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable. Just rude. They roughed up the visiting Raptors again. LeBron James scored 23 points then sat the fourth quarter, Kevin Love scored 25, and Cleveland unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference final...
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No rest for Andy Murray in grueling French start
PARIS — Priority No. 1 now for Andy Murray at the French Open: Putting his feet up. After 10 sets of tennis in his first two rounds, he sorely needs the rest. The Scot, seeded second, came through 6-2, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday against Mathias Bourgue, a 22-year-old French player ranked 164...
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Kermit Washington accused of stealing money from charity
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Prosecutors have filed charges against former NBA forward Kermit Washington, accusing him of embezzling about a half-million dollars in charitable donations meant to help the needy in Africa and spending it on jewelry, vacations and other things. Washington, who was best known ...
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