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Throwers in spotlight
Every year, a handful of county track athletes qualify for the state track meet. This year, however, it’s participants in the field events, specifically the throws — shot put and discus — who have the best opportunity to finish in the top-three at the CCS championships Friday at Gilroy High ...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
 
Kerr still not ready to return to bench
OAKLAND — Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors — film session, coaches meetings, game-planning and practice. He’s just not yet ready from a health standpoint to be back on the bench with the start of the NBA Finals a we...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Giants drop three in a row to Cubs
CHICAGO — It looks like the Chicago Cubs have got their groove back. Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist hit solo homers, and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Thursday for their third straight win. Zobrist added two singles as Chicago took three of four games from the Giants ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Cavs dominate, finish off Boston
BOSTON — LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals. Kyrie Ir...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Hawks name Schlenk as new GM
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations on Thursday, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions. Schlenk succeeds Wes Wilcox, who resigned May 5 as part of the restructuring of the Hawks’ front office. Schl...
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Pittsburgh going back to Stanley Cup finals
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final. Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending champions a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night. Kunitz scored twice, his...
By Will Graves The Associated Press FULL STORY
Skydiver crashes, dies in California
SAN FRANCISCO — The skydiver who fell to his death in a California vineyard was wearing a specialized jumpsuit that resembles a flying squirrel and undertaking an extreme but growing sport that can send people soaring through the air at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. Matthew Ciancio, 42...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Larry Robinson won’t return to Sharks next season
SAN JOSE — Larry Robinson will not be back with the San Jose Sharks next season. A team spokesman confirmed Thursday that Robinson’s contract expires in the summer and that he will not return. Robinson had been with the Sharks for the five seasons, first as an associate coach for two years and ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Chelsea can win double with FA Cup
LONDON — Antonio Conte acknowledges it’s been a great first season with Chelsea, the new English Premier League champion. It could have a sweeter ending on Saturday if they can take the FA Cup, too. The ability of the managers’ manager of the year to get his side up for a second big match in...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Elon pitchers throw no-hitter, lose 1-0
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Call it the oh-no-hitter. Two Elon pitchers combined on a no-hitter Thursday, but the Phoenix lost 1-0 to the College of Charleston. The loss eliminated Elon from the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament and ended its season at 27-30. Jordan Barrett and George Kirby combi...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Former Indy 500 winners face uncertain futures
INDIANAPOLIS — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves watched from afar as NASCAR stars Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart retired and Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced that he will step away after the season. Castroneves is far from jealous. But he is definitely curious. After all, there’s...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
French Open: Where 30 is the new 25
The very top of men’s tennis has never been this old. For the first time in the history of the ATP computer rankings, which date to the early 1970s, the men sitting at Nos. 1-5 are all 30 or older, the latest sign that the current crop of stars has enviable staying power. It’s also the latest...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Harvick wins Charlotte pole; Cup leader Larson starts last
CONCORD, N.C. — Kevin Harvick was all smiles at qualifying Thursday night at Charlotte, while NASCAR Cup Series points leader Kyle Larson was left bitter and frustrated heading into an important weekend of racing. Harvick will start on the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday after turning a lap ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
’Foiling’ America’s Cup due to set sail Saturday in Bermuda
There’s a British knight, a mob of Aussies even though there’s no Australian team, a crew of New Zealanders looking for redemption and the now-familiar billionaire set. Toss in a fleet of fast, space-age catamarans sailing on Bermuda’s Great Sound and the 35th America’s Cup will be like no...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
FRIDAY Track and field CCS championships at Gilroy High School, field events, 4 p.m.; running events, 6 p.m. SATURDAY Baseball CCS finals Open Division No. 15 Serra (17-13) vs. No. 13 Valley Christian (21-11-1) at Municipal Stadium, 7 p.m. Division II No. 8 Burlingame vs. No. 11 Menl...
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