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Women's World Cup: U.S., Germany semi worthy of a grand finale

'They've been the two model programs in the world for the growth of women's soccer,' former U.S. coach Tony DiCicco said. 'It has a feel of a final.' 

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Kawakami: Kerr on how Warriors handle responsibilities that come from winning

Coach discusses what his job will be like in future seasons mentoring this young team 
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Purdy: Floats I'd like to see at Warriors parade

Here are some floats that are unlikely to be seen at the Golden State Warriors' NBA championship parade on Friday.
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Thompson: Draft still important for champion Warriors

General manager Bob Myers has put a lot of time into the draft, even though Warriors have just one pick (No. 30) 
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Exclusive: Oakland stadium deal 'worst by far' for Raiders, experts say

A plan to finance a new Raiders stadium, obtained by the Bay Area News Group, shows that Mark Davis and his partners will have to sell some of their stake in the team, while the team and NFL contribute most of the money for a new building in Oakland 
Five-star prospects give Cal men's basketball No. 2 recruiting class in nation

Cal corralled the nation's No. 2 class, according to Scout.com, behind the tandem of Oakland big man Ivan Rabb and wing Jaylen Brown of Marietta, Georgia. 
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A's, Graveman cruise past Rockies

Reddick, Davis, Butler homer in 7-1 win 
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Giants seek depth as trade chatter heats up

Defensive center fielder, bench bat and starting pitcher top list of needs 
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Dellavedova expected to play in NBA Finals Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova, who was hospitalized with extreme cramping after Game 3, is expected to play in NBA Finals Game 4 on Thursday night.
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Stars align to bring family, kitten together

It shouldn't have happened, but one lucky kitten was rescued by just the right family at just the right time.