Kawakami: Toughness gets Warriors through playoffs

The Golden State Warriors are showing that they can take a punch on their tough road through the NBA playoffs 
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Purdy: Golden State Warriors just keep winning, as in a dream

You can look it up. In the entire history of the Warriors franchise, even during their 1975 NBA championship run, the Warriors have never given us a spring when they won 10 of their first 12 playoff games. But that's what they did Thursday. 
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Thompson: Warriors not clicking at home ... but still winning

The Warriors are sometimes getting out of character at Oracle, but they're doing enough to win 
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Derek Carr should be ready to throw well before camp

Oakland Raiders not saying why Derek Carr has been sidelined this week -- it's rumored that he has an injury on his right ring finger -- but he's expected to recover in plenty of time for season. 
Basketball: Caleb Swanigan picks Purdue

The long wait is over, presumably.On the day before the spring signing period ends, five-star center Caleb Swanigan committed to Purdue, alma mater of his legal guardian and former Boilermaker football player Roosevelt Barnes. 
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Don't overlook Lawrence Okoye as he enters Year 3 of his NFL transformation

Lawrence Okoye isn't counting on Justin Smith's retirement to finally free him a spot on the 49ers defensive line for regular-season action. 
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.