(Doug Duran)
Giants' Bumgarner just the same ol' Bum

Madison Bumgarner hasn't been fazed in the slightest with all the offseason attention he's garnered. 

(David Zalubowski/Associated Press)
Kawakami: Stephen Curry is the MVP, period.

No disrespect to LeBron, James Harden, Russell Westbrook or any others, but Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors tops them all, and here's why. 
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Purdy: Cancel Bay Bridge series

The annual exhibition series between the Giants and A's should be canceled 
M. Thompson II
( Doug Duran )
Thompson: Beane approach leaves A's to luck, prayer

Championship teams are built over time, but Billy Beane doesn't have that kind of time. 
Stephen Curry gets MVP nod from YouTube

Warriors guard Stephen Curry gets the NBA MVP honors over James Harden and Russell Westbrook by YouTube based on search and upload volumes and watchtime hours 
Oakland clears path for Coliseum City development

The Oakland City Council late Tuesday passed several key environmental and planning measures for its Coliseum City proposal, laying the groundwork for the Raiders -- or any other developer interested in the massive project -- to finally step forward and show their commitment. 
Cal's top basketball recruits for past 25 years

Jason Kidd is the only No. 1 recruit to have signed with the Cal Golden Bears in the past quarter-century, but other top 10 signees include Shareef AAbdur-Rahim and Leon Powe. Will Ivan Rabb join them? 
( Ben Margot )
Oakland A's return with questions about outfield, bullpen, Barry Zito

Athletics' Cactus League record was best in the majors, but injuries to outfielders Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick, and closer Sean Doolittle will test team's depth when American League opens Monday against the Texas Rangers. 
Giants return to AT&T with questions about rotation and power

San Francisco Giants' dreary 11-20-1 record in the Cactus League not yet something to fret about, but pitching after Madison Bumgarner and a lineup that will start season without Hunter Pence does cause worry.  
49ers sign linebacker Desmond Bishop

The San Francisco 49ers sign former Cal linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract.
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Will Forte and January Jones dating

Forte, a former Lafayette resident, has been stepping out with his 'Last Man on Earth' co-star, reports say.