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Warriors rout Rockets for 3-0 series lead
The Golden State Warriors rout the Houston Rockets to take a 3-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals
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
( Nhat V. Meyer )
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.
M. Thompson II
( Doug Duran )
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
Mid-doubleheader Giants notes: Brandon Crawford ... the best shortstop in baseball?
Here are some mid-game notes, since there won't be any time to post extra stuff after Game 2...DENVER – Giants manager Bruce Bochy is changing out most of his lineup for Game 2 of Saturday s doubleheader at Coors Field.
Warriors notebook: Assistant Ron Adams knows Rockets' James Harden well
Warriors assistant spent time as Thunder coach when Harden was a rookie
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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.
( Brian Blanco )
Oakland A's blank Tampa Bay as Kendall Graveman throws six shutout innings
Oakland A's righty Kendall Graveman comes up from minors and limits the Tampa Bay Rays to three hits.
( Doug Pensinger )
Giants 10, Rockies 8: Giants win their eighth straight in the first game of a doubleheader
Crawford collects three RBIs, giving him the team lead with 31, while Belt delivers a two-run double
( Nhat V. Meyer )
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.
St. Mary's Gaels
Local sports digest: Alex Morgan to miss soccer friendly
U.S. women's soccer player will miss World Cup warm-ups with Ireland, Mexico
Travel Top 10: Summer hot spots
Orbitz's list of the top summer destinations for 2015 is topped by Las Vegas and a slew of sunny beaches.
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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.