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Stunning Warriors win: Down 20 in the fourth quarter, Golden State wins in overtime
NEW ORLEANS — Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Curry h...
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Cap earns a big win over HMB
In the 2014 regular-season finale, the Half Moon Bay softball team edged Capuchino 3-2 to clinch the Peninsula Athletic League’s Bay Division last automatic Central Coast Section playoff berth. Capuchino, which finished fourth, earned an at-large bid. Thursday, the teams faced off with both squa...
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Local sports roundup
Baseball Mills 10, Pinewood 0 The Vikings stayed perfect in PAL Lake Division play, hammering the Panthers Thursday. Mills (10-0 PAL Lake, 11-9 overall) took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second before scoring three in the third and four in the fourth. The Vikings pounded out 10 runs on 11 hits...
Pete Rose to be part of All-Star Game
NEW YORK — Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer’s All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati. Rose, baseball’s career hits leader and a former Reds star player and manager, agreed to a lifetime ban from the sport in 1989...
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Giants beat Dodgers in 10, complete sweep
SAN FRANCISCO — Justin Maxwell took advantage of a second chance to drive in the winning run. Maxwell was robbed of a big hit in his previous at-bat, but his single with one out in the 10th inning sent the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday for a three-game sw...
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Oakland holds Angels to one hit and still loses
ANAHEIM — After Nick Tropeano shut down the Oakland Athletics in a dazzling debut, three relievers escaped big jams with the help of some stellar defense. When the Los Angeles Angels play this well otherwise, one hit is plenty. Tropeano pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Kole Cal...
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Bonds’ legacy may always be tarnished
SAN FRANCISCO — For the first time in more than a decade, Barry Bonds is in the clear. His conviction overturned on appeal, baseball’s home run king is no longer a felon. Yet his reputation might have been forever tarnished and the Hall of Fame’s doors could remain shut. Despite a decision th...
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Steroid cloud remains in Major League Baseball
NEW YORK — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports. Dugouts no longer are filled with bulked-up players with swollen skulls and Popeye-like arms. Bodies deflated after testing for performance-enhancing drugs star...
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Sharks owner endorses rebuilding plan
SAN JOSE — San Jose Sharks owner Hasso Plattner remains behind general manager Doug Wilson’s rebuilding plan despite the team missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003. In a letter to Sharks fans posted on the team’s website Thursday night, Plattner praised Wilson’s leadership of ...
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Champ Lydia Ko takes first-round lead in Swinging Skirts
DALY CITY — As Lydia Ko geared up to turn 18 on Friday at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, right behind her on the leaderboard was 54-year-old Juli Inkster. Refreshed and ready to make a run at defending her title, the top-ranked Ko returned from two weeks off to take the first-day lead Thursda...
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Spurs’ Leonard selected NBA Defensive Player of the Year
SAN ANTONIO — Kawhi Leonard is keeping some Hall of Fame company. The San Antonio forward was selected the NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday, joining Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon as the only players to win the award and the NBA Finals MVP. “It feels great,” the 23-year-old ...
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NCAA president: Freshman ineligibility problematic, worth debating
NEW YORK — NCAA President Mark Emmert is glad the Big Ten has sparked a discussion about freshman ineligibility, even though it is an idea fraught with potential pitfalls. Emmert spoke at a meeting of Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday. He said the NCAA helped Big Ten Commissioner Jim De...
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Country clubs use myriad of ways to survive slow economy
MEADOW VISTA — Once considered a jewel of Northern California, Winchester Country Club became nearly unrecognizable after the landowner was forced to foreclose the property during the economic downturn. During five years of bank ownership, the golf course turned brown, the native areas between th...
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