TIM KAWAKAMI
( Dan Honda )
Kawakami: Warriors in NBA Finals for first time since 1975

Forty years after their last NBA championship, the Golden State Warriors are back in the NBA Finals with a shot at another title.
 
MARK PURDY
( Gary Reyes )
Purdy: New coach Peter DeBoer wants to make the Shark Tank an 'intimidating' place again

Former New Jersey and Florida coach says the Sharks' current malaise is 'fixable 
M. Thompson II
Thompson: LeBron James 'you too little' comment motivates Warriors' Draymond Green

Draymond Green and LeBron James had a memorable confrontation in 2012 when Golden State Warriors faced Miami Heat 
RAIDERS
Raider Charles Woodson, Snoop Dogg and other BotttleRock artists become chefs

Sure, Snoop Dogg can roll a joint. But can he roll sushi against Masaharu Morimoto? Oakland Raider Charles Woodson can tackle a ball carrier. But can he tackle World Champ pizza champ Tony Gemignani?  
Cal
Bay Area schools make progress in APR scores

Academic Progress Rate scores for Cal football multiyear and San Jose State men's basketball single year show improvement.
 
Giants
( RAY CHAVEZ )
Giants beat Braves in another home shutout

Heston out-duels Atlanta ace Miller; Belt homer breaks scoreless tie in seventh
 
(Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group)
Free-range kids: the upsides of relaxed parenting

A growing number of parents are saying no to fear-based helicopter parenting in favor of letting kids have free time to play and explore.  
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.