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Warriors outscore Blazers 34-12 in 4th quarter to take Game 2
OAKLAND — The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry. Next game, they might have him back and really get rolling. Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and the Warriors rallied to beat t...
By Janie McCauley the Associated Press FULL STORY
Mills softball's upset makes mess of Bay Division standings
Mills softball scored a major upset Tuesday, handing first-place Half Moon Bay its second Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division loss of the season. The fourth-place Vikings (6-5 in PAL Bay, 7-12 overall) rolled to a 5-2 victory at home on their senior day. With Hillsdale’s 3-1 win over Capuchino...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Sharks upended by Predators in Game 3
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators finally figured out how to shut down the NHL’s best road team and a pretty potent power play. As a result, they have given themselves a chance to tie their second-round series. Weber scored the go-ahead goal and had an assist and the Predators beat th...
By Teresa M. Walker The Associated Press FULL STORY
Late rally ends Cañada baseball's season
One fateful inning is all it took to end Cañada’s short-lived playoff run. After earning the final seed in the Northern California community college baseball playoffs, the No. 18-seed Colts fell 8-3 in Tuesday’s single-game elimination showdown at No. 15 College of Marin. The Colts (17-19) en...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Samardzija drops hammer again as Giants edge Cinci
CINCINNATI — Upset with himself for striking out with two runners in scoring position, Jeff Samardzija snapped his bat over his left thigh while heading back to the dugout — an unusual show of frustration for a pitcher on his way to a win. Samardzija went eight innings to win his third straight...
By Joe Kay The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sonny Gray guts out career-worst loss to M’s
OAKLAND — Sonny Gray said it was the best he’s felt all year. The results seemed to suggest otherwise. Gray pitched into the eighth inning but was saddled with the loss after allowing a career high-tying seven runs and 11 hits in the Oakland Athletics’ 8-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Tue...
By Rick Eymer The Associated Press FULL STORY
Stubblefield denies sexually assaulting woman
SAN JOSE — A former San Francisco 49er defensive lineman charged with raping a developmentally delayed woman denied the charges Tuesday, saying the episode was a consensual encounter with a mentally competent woman who asked for money and a job afterward. Dana Stubblefield is accused of raping t...
By Paul Elias The Associated Press FULL STORY
Wade, Heat beat Raptors in OT after Lowry’s halfcourt heave
TORONTO — It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it. Goran Dragic scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade had seven of his 24 in overtime after Kyle Lowry’s halfcourt shot tied it at the buzzer, and the Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 102-96 on Tuesday night in Ga...
By Ian Harrison The Associated Press FULL STORY
Curry wins Magic Johnson Award
NEW YORK — Stephen Curry has won the Magic Johnson Award, given by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to an NBA player who combines excellence on the court with cooperation with the public and media. Curry led the NBA with 30.1 points per game and a record 402 3-pointers in leading t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Wade ‘honored’ to be Prince’s favorite
Dwyane Wade says he’s feeling “all kinds of emotions” after hearing that he was Prince’s favorite basketball player. The Miami Heat star took to Twitter after hearing Prince’s comments in a 2012 Australian radio interview the late pop icon conducted with model Damaris Lewis. Wade tweeted...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Arrieta improves to 6-0 as Cubs top Pirates
PITTSBURGH — Seven months later, the Pittsburgh Pirates still can’t hit Jake Arrieta. Then again, they’re hardly the only ones. The Chicago Cubs ace scattered two hits in seven shutout innings in a 7-1 victory that looked more than a little like Arrieta’s dominant performance in an NL wild...
By Will Graves The Associated Press FULL STORY
Pablo Sandoval done for year after shoulder surgery
CHICAGO — Pablo Sandoval’s rocky second season with the Boston Red Sox was cut short by shoulder surgery on Tuesday. Sandoval had a torn labrum repaired by Dr. James Andrews in Florida, and the estimated recovery time for the slugger is six months. He was placed on the disabled list in April wi...
By Jay Cohen The Associated Press FULL STORY
Games in Puerto Rico likely to be moved because of Zika
MIAMI — A person familiar with the situation says there’s a very good chance the Miami Marlins’ two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Puerto Rico will not be held there because of concerns about the Zika virus. The person spoke about the situation to The Associated Press on condit...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
‘King Claudio’ hailed as a true hero in Italy
ROME — The Italian premier called it “insane.” The country’s national sports newspaper called him “King Claudio.” Even the Vatican newspaper, l’Osservatore Romano, weighed in with a comparison to King Richard III. Claudio Ranieri was hailed as a national hero in Italy after coaching L...
By Andrew Dampf The Associated Press FULL STORY
Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets
BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil’s embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country’s deep political and economic crisis. Rousseff presided over the flame ceremony in Brasilia, even though she f...
By Eraldo Peres The Associated Press FULL STORY
Fasel worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games
SOCHI, Russia — The head of ice hockey’s international body says there is a strong possibility that NHL players won’t be competing at the next Winter Olympics. International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel puts the chances at 60 percent that the NHL will decline to go to the 2018 G...
By James Ellingworth The Associated Press FULL STORY
As Big 12 ponders expansion, American on guard for losses
The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or more defections. “We always have plans for contingencies that might arise,” American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Ar...
By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press FULL STORY
Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child
ATLANTA — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week. Organizers of Atlanta Classic say they received word from Phelps that he wouldn’t be competing. The meet is set for May 13-15 at Georgia Tech’s aquatic center, site o...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
UCI to test thousands of race bicycles for hidden motors
AIGLE, Switzerland — The International Cycling Union plans to test thousands of bicycles for hidden motors, including at the Tour de France and Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Around 2,500 bikes have been scanned since tests started in January, and the total could reach 12,000 this year, UCI technical m...
By Graham Dunbar The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
WEDNESDAY Boys’ tennis CCS team tournament First round Menlo-Atherton (17-4) at Westmont (12-3), 3 p.m. Sacred Heart Prep (16-6) vs. Mitty (10-7) at Bay Club-Santa Clara, 3 p.m. Crystal Springs (11-6) vs. Los Gatos (12-0) at Mountain View High School, 3 p.m. Aragon (13-6) vs. Carmel (15-2) ...

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