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<![CDATA[Homers Hurt Bumgarner as Giants Lose to Padres]]>Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:22:58 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bum-rcap-ap1.jpg
Madison Bumgarner returned home, but was once again hampered by two home runs by the Padres in a 5-2 loss on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Posey Comes Through in a Pinch, Lifts Giants Over Indians]]>Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:36:12 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/posey-giants.jpg
Bruce Bochy sent Buster Posey up to pinch-hit in the eighth and it paid off as the All-Star delivered a two-run double to lift the Giants.

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<![CDATA[Sonny Gray Keeps Dealing, A's Avoid Sweep With Win Over Rays]]>Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:44:17 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sonny-recap-us1.jpg
Sonny Gray's time in Oakland may be coming to an end. For the time being though, he's looking every part of an ace.

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<![CDATA[Giants Walk Off on Indians in 10 Innings to Snap Skid]]>Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:36:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nunezscores-usatsi.jpg
The Giants put an end to their three-game losing streak Tuesday night thanks to a walk-off win over the Indians.

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<![CDATA[Casilla Blows Save, A's Drop Stunner to Rays]]>Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:41:46 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/raysscore-usatsi.jpg
Santiago Casilla was one out away from saving the game, but the Rays rallied for two runs to stun the A's on Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Errors Doom Giants in 5-3 Loss to Indians]]>Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:08:51 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/moore-righetti-posey-ap1.jpg
The Giants lost their sellout streak Monday night. That part was new. The part about losing on the field was not.

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<![CDATA[Giants Fail to Sell Out for First Time in Seven Years]]>Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:54:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-816950730.jpg
SAN FRANCISCO - The disappointing 2017 season took another loss Monday night.  The Giants announced a crowd of 39,538 for their first home game of the second half, ending their sellout streak at 530 regular...

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<![CDATA[Giants Open Second Half With Series Loss to Padres]]>Sun, 16 Jul 2017 16:35:27 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-recap-us1.jpg
After winning their first game out of the All-Star break, the Giants started off the second half with a series loss to the Padres, falling 7-1 in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[Curry Heads List of Stars at Tahoe's Celebrity Golf Tourney]]>Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:34:08 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/steph-curry-golf.jpg
Stephen Curry will be among the 90-plus celebrities converging on South Lake Tahoe this weekend, and he's out for revenge...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Win Best Team at 2017 ESPYs]]>Wed, 12 Jul 2017 23:48:19 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/warriors-us.jpg
The Warriors took home the largest team honor at the 25th ESPYs on Wednesday night after winning the NBA title for the 2016-17 season.

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<![CDATA[Giants Sending Cain to Bullpen to Make Space for Bumgarner]]>Wed, 12 Jul 2017 20:13:03 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/184*120/matt-cain.jpg
Madison Bumgarner is ready to return from a lengthy stint on the DL and Bruce Bochy revealed his plans on Wednesday morning...

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<![CDATA[49ers' Bowman on His Game for Rise Against Hunger Event]]>Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:43:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bowman-united-0712.jpg
He plays the game with ferocity, tackles rehab with tenacity and scoops rice with velocity. 49ers linebacker Navorro Bowman, who is coming back from a torn Achilles tendon, says he'll be ready for the 2017...

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<![CDATA[Bumgarner His Old Self in Potential Final Tuneup in San Jose]]>Mon, 10 Jul 2017 23:19:10 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/madbum-1-pav.jpg
It was a near blemish-less performance Monday night for Madison Bumgarner as he makes what many believe is his final rehab start...

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<![CDATA[Giants End First Half With Extra-Innings Loss to Marlins]]>Sun, 09 Jul 2017 18:14:39 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/giants-0709.jpg
The Giants' disappointing first half came to a close with a rough 10-8 loss as the Marlins went deep off George Kontos twice in the 11th inning.

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<![CDATA[A's Stifled by King Felix, Drop First Half Finale to Mariner]]>Sun, 09 Jul 2017 15:57:23 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-811464760.jpg
Felix Hernandez tossed six innings of two-hit baseball to guide the Mariners past the A's as the season turns to the All-Star Break.

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<![CDATA[A's Down Mariners for Melvin's 500th Win With Oakland]]>Thu, 06 Jul 2017 22:38:35 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/blackburn-us1.jpg
A's rookie Paul Blackburn went up against his former team in Seattle and tossed a gem over 7 2/3 innings for a win over the Mariners Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Quakes Player Rescued From Lake Tahoe Emerges From Coma]]>Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:07:46 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/silva-0704.jpg
The San Jose Earthquakes say Matheus Silva has emerged from a coma, two days after the Brazilian defender was rescued from Lake Tahoe.

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<![CDATA[Stanford Alum Blends Playing, Coaching Pro Volleyball]]>Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:08:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cook+beach+vb-0706.jpg
Professional volleyball has returned to the Bay Area for a second straight year with the San Francisco Open, where a new generation of players is looking to be the next Kerri Walsh-Jennings.

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<![CDATA[Bumgarner Bombed in Rehab Start for San Jose Giants]]>Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:49:54 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bum-fareed.jpg
It was a packed house at San Jose's Municipal Stadium on Wednesday night as San Francisco Giants star Madison Bumgarner made the first of his two scheduled rehab starts for the San Jose Giants.

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<![CDATA[Blach Goes Six Innings, Giants Outlast Tigers in Detroit]]>Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:27:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/blach-ty-us.jpg
The Giants led by five runs until the Tigers plated four of their own to make things interesting Wednesday night in Detroit...

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<![CDATA[Gray Sharp, Brugman Homers as A's Beat White Sox]]>Wed, 05 Jul 2017 18:17:27 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/brugman-homer-ap.jpg
Jed Lowrie picked up three hits, Jaycob Brugman homered and Sonny Gray went six strong as the A's beat the White Sox 7-4 Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Alonso Belts Two Homers, A's Win in Walkoff to Snap Skid]]>Tue, 04 Jul 2017 21:06:45 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/alonso-hr-whitesox-july4-2017-ap1.jpg
Yonder Alonso homered twice and the A's picked up Santiago Casilla by walking off with a win over the White Sox on the Fourth of July.

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<![CDATA[Quakes Player Critical After Being Pulled From Lake Tahoe]]>Tue, 04 Jul 2017 16:04:33 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/silva-0704.jpg
San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Matheus Silva had to be pulled out of the water while swimming in Lake Tahoe and is in critical condition at a Reno hospital, the club announced Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[A's Shut Down by Rodon, Drop Sixth Straight]]>Mon, 03 Jul 2017 22:00:55 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/melky-frazier-whitesox-athletics-ap.jpg
Carlos Rodon struck out 10 A's batters in 6.1 inning as the White Sox handed Oakland their sixth straight loss on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Native Captures Women's PGA Championship]]>Sun, 02 Jul 2017 20:11:35 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/danielle+kang-0702.jpg
San Francisco native Danielle Kang birdied the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, edging defending champion Brooke Henderson at Olympia Fields...

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<![CDATA[Giants' Bumgarner Slated to Make Two Rehab Starts in SJ]]>Sun, 02 Jul 2017 19:23:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/bumgarner-0702.jpg
Madison Bumgarner is coming to the South Bay this week to start two games for the San Jose Giants as part of his rehab for a left shoulder injury he suffered earlier this season.

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<![CDATA[A's Slugger Yonder Alonso Named AL All-Star Reserve]]>Sun, 02 Jul 2017 18:19:49 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/alonso-happy-dugout-ap.jpg
The 2017 season has been a coming-out party for Yonder Alonso. On Sunday, the A's first baseman was named to his first career All-Star team.

Photo Credit: Joe Stiglich]]>
<![CDATA[A's Rally Falls Short, Swept by Braves at Home]]>Sun, 02 Jul 2017 17:44:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kurtsuzuki-braves-hr-ap.jpg
The A's and Braves both scored in the 11th inning and then Kurt Suzuki hit his second homer of the game in the 12th to lift Atlanta pulled out the win.

Photo Credit: Joe Stiglich]]>
<![CDATA[Giants' Posey Named Starting Catcher for NL All-Star Team]]>Sun, 02 Jul 2017 16:35:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/posey-0702.jpg
Not much has gone right for the Giants this season, but for 84 games, Buster Posey has been a consistent positive. On Sunday, he was rewarded.

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<![CDATA[Offense Leads Giants to Fourth-Straight Win]]>Fri, 30 Jun 2017 20:10:31 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-804962416.png
The Giants won their fourth-straight game Friday night as the bats broke out to the tune of two home runs and 18 hits in Pittsburgh, winning 13-5.

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<![CDATA[Giants Win the Marathon, Beat Rockies in 14 Innings]]>Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:15:33 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gorkys-bochy-ap.jpg
After tying the game in the eighth, but leaving the go-ahead runs on base, the Giants beat the Rockies in 14 innings Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Healy's Grand Slam Powers A's Past Astros]]>Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:29:49 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/healy-as-postgame.jpg
Ryon Healy hit his first career grand slam in support of Sean Manea as the A's extended their winning streak to four games by beating the Astros...

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<![CDATA[Samardzija's Strong Outing Gets Giants Back on Winning Track]]>Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:39:27 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-0626.jpg
Jeff Samardzija pitched 6 1/3 innings of two-run baseball to help the Giants snap a five-game losing streak...

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<![CDATA[Warriors' Draymond Green Wins Defensive Player of the Year]]>Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:52:41 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/draymond-0626.jpg
Two days after Draymond Green said he no longer cared about the Defensive Player of the Year award, the Warriors forward got it anyway.

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<![CDATA[Bumgarner Throws 3 No-Hit Innings in First Rehab Start]]>Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:47:55 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bum-us.jpg
For the first time in over two months Madison Bumgarner was on the hill to start a Giants game. But it wasn't close to the big leagues.

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<![CDATA[Giants Fall Again, Drop Series Against Braves]]>Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:18:06 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-recap-ap.jpg
The Giants finished a road trip 1-7 between Denver and Atlanta after Matt Cain and the bullpen was smacked around Thurday night.

Photo Credit: Alex Pavlovic]]>
<![CDATA[Giants Fall to Braves on Walkoff Homer in 11th]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:21:59 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/giants-0621.jpg
For a team with such a poor record, the Giants actually have a decent number of late-inning comebacks on the road. There’s a caveat, however.

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<![CDATA[Sharks' Burns Wins Norris Trophy as NHL's Top Defenseman]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:11:06 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/burns-norris-trophy-usatsi.jpg
Brent Burns capped off a remarkable season for the Sharks by taking home the Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.

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<![CDATA[Slater's Homer Helps Giants End Seven-Game Skid]]>Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:17:37 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/giants-0620.jpg
Trailing 2-0 in the eighth, rookie Austin Slater hit a three-run homer to propel the Giants past the Braves 6-3 on Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Politicians Invite Warriors to Capitol Hill]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:07:18 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pelosi-white-house-warriors-2015-usatsi.jpg
The Warriors have received an invitation to visit Washington, D.C. But it wasn't the much-debated invite from the White House...

Photo Credit: Monte Poole]]>
<![CDATA[Astros Club Three Homers, Snap A's Winning Streak]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:21:33 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/springer-correa-usatsi.jpg
Jake Marisnick, George Springer and Derek Fisher all went deep as the powerhouse Astros put an end to the A's four-game winning streak.

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<![CDATA[Giants Blanked by Braves in Seventh Straight Loss]]>Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:08:42 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/carmago-braves-posey-ap.jpg
Johnny Cueto went seven straight innings on Monday, but the Giants offense mustered nothing as they lost for the seventh straight time.

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<![CDATA[Report: Kevin Durant Will Re-Sign With Warriors]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:01:11 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/durant-curry-laugh-stage.jpg
For many months, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant has let it be known that he plans on staying with Golden State long-term...

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<![CDATA[Big Third Inning Propels A's to 4-Game Sweep of Yankees]]>Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:11:12 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/as-0618.jpg
Another day, another tidy and well-rounded performance by the A’s. They completed a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees with a 4-3 victory in front of a crowd of 34,140, their biggest home crowd of...

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<![CDATA[As Crews Clean Up, Dub Nation Continues Celebration]]>Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:59:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dubs+parade-0615.jpg
Cleaning up after more than a million people is quite the tall task, and city workers in Oakland were still at it late Thursday night after the Warriors championship parade and rally downtown.

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<![CDATA[Down by Eight, Giants Rally to Tie It, But Rockies Win in 10]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:07:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-0615.jpg
Once down 9-1, the Giants rallied back and tied it up. But, that wasn't enough in a loss to the Rockies on the road.

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<![CDATA[Steph Curry Still is No. 1 in the Eyes of Dub Nation]]>Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:10:33 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-696389476_594_screen.jpg
No scientific surveys were conducted, but based on crowd reaction during the Warriors championship parade Thursday, Steph Curry is still the most popular Warrior. At the parade, he gave Dub Nation even...

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<![CDATA[Curry Stands by Stance to Skip White House Visit With Trump]]>Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:51:30 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/steph-obama-us.jpg
If the Warriors do ultimately decide to visit the White House as NBA champions, they will have to persuade their two-time MVP to join.

Photo Credit: Monte Poole]]>
<![CDATA[Royals Rough Up Cueto, Giants in Two-Game Sweep]]>Wed, 14 Jun 2017 18:57:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-cueto-recap-ap.jpg
Johnny Cueto helped the Royals win the 2015 World Series, but on Wednesdsay his former team didn't let up in a Giants loss.

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<![CDATA[Giants Come Out Flat in 8-1 Loss to Royals]]>Tue, 13 Jun 2017 22:06:23 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/giants-0613.jpg
If you thought the Giants would get a spark from Monday night’s action across the bridge, well … Coming off their best offensive performance of the season, and an off day, the Giants again came out flat in...

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<![CDATA[Stanton, Marlins Rough Up Cotton, Trounce A's in Miami]]>Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:41:59 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/stanton-hr-cotton-ap.jpg
Jharel Cotton allowed eight hits and five earned runs in five innings Tuesday as the Marlins beat the A's 8-1 in Miami.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Championship Parade Set for 10 a.m. Thursday]]>Tue, 13 Jun 2017 21:22:07 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dubs+parade+route.jpg
The Golden State Warriors' championship parade will take place Thursday morning through downtown Oakland, following the same route as the team's parade to celebrate the 2015 NBA title.]]>
<![CDATA[The Trilogy: Warriors Win Game 5, Capture NBA Title]]>Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:49:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-695385280.jpg


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<![CDATA[Where to Watch Game 5 of the NBA Finals in the Bay Area]]>Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:04:59 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/warriors+flag.jpg
Monday’s game at Oracle Arena may well be the toughest ticket in Bay Area sports history. So, for those unable to grab the high-money seats at the Warriors' arena in Oakland, here are some choice local spots to...

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<![CDATA[2 NBA Finals Tickets Up for Bid to Aid Young Entrepreneurs]]>Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:57:59 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/warriors+flag.jpg
Two tickets to Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland are up for auction, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Fans Giddy, Police Ready in Anticipation of Warriors Win]]>Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:08:10 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oracle-warriors.jpg
Dub Nation is getting ready to celebrate a Warriors championship, and so is the city of Oakland. Police officials say they don't expect problems if the Warriors win it all Friday night, but they want to...

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<![CDATA[Giants Blow Lead, Beat Brewers in Extra Innings]]>Thu, 08 Jun 2017 23:44:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nunez-extras-instant-analysis.jpg
The Giants scored four runs in the 10th inning after Mark Melancon blew the save to prevail and leave Milwaukee with a series split...

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<![CDATA[Security Guard Levels Streaker on Miller Park Infield Dirt]]>Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:43:45 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/streaker1.jpg
Hopefully it was an enjoyable jog for this streaker, who interrupted the Giants-Brewers game on Thursday, because it didn't end well...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Rally to Beat Cavs in Game 3 of NBA Finals]]>Wed, 07 Jun 2017 23:45:54 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/warriors-0607.jpg
The Golden State Warriors won for a record 15th straight time in the 2017 postseason Wednesday night, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

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<![CDATA[Blach Roughed Up as Giants Drop Another in Milwaukee]]>Wed, 07 Jun 2017 20:17:08 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-0607.jpg
Ty Blach was hit with five runs in six innings, and the Giants lineup continued to underwhelm on a trip to two of the better hitter’s parks in the National League in a 6-3 loss to the Brewers.

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<![CDATA[Khris Davis Drives in Two, Hahn Silences Jays in A's 4-1 Win]]>Tue, 06 Jun 2017 22:10:15 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rajaidavis-scores-bluejays-usatsi.jpg
Jesse Hahn allowed just one unearned run over six innings and Khris Davis drove in two runs as the A's beat Toronto for a second straight night.

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<![CDATA[Giants Unable to Solve Brewers' Anderson in 5-2 Loss]]>Tue, 06 Jun 2017 20:47:45 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-0606.jpg
Chase Anderson entered Tuesday night’s game against the Giants riding back-to-back scoreless starts. This result, then, was just about as predictable as it gets.

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<![CDATA[Healy Goes Deep Twice to Power A's Past Toronto]]>Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:56:46 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/healy-homer-bluejays-usatsi.jpg
Ryon Healy homered twice and drove in all five runs as the A's beat the Blue Jays 5-3 on Monday night at the Coliseum.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Watch Party for Game 3 at SF Civic Center]]>Mon, 05 Jun 2017 21:07:02 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Game2_1.jpg
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced Monday that Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday will be broadcast live on a jumbotron in Civic Center Plaza.

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<![CDATA[Ratings for NBA Finals Highest Since Jordan's Last Title]]>Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:54:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fans-sign-warriorscavs-2017-usatsi.jpg
Despite the Warriors cruising in the first two games of the 2017 NBA Finals, the ratings are the highest since 1998.

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<![CDATA[Hill, Samardzija Lead Giants Past Brewers]]>Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:32:44 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nunez-highfive-bochy-brewers-ap.jpg
Jeff Samardzija struck out 10 in 7.2 innings and Aaron Hill provided a two-run double as the Giants beat the Brewers 7-2 on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Sock Cavs in Game 2, Take Command in NBA Finals]]>Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:59:51 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-692353018_594_screen.jpg
The Golden State Warriors held the Cleveland Cavaliers at bay through the first three quarters of Game 2 Sunday night before pulling away in the fourth quarter to take a 2-0 series lead in the NBA Finals.

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<![CDATA[Apple Exec Says He Didn't Yell at Rihanna During NBA Game 1]]>Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:55:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/rihanna1.PNG
It’s the gesture being tweeted around the world. Apple executive Eddy Cue, Senior VP of content, seemingly telling music superstar Rihanna to sit down at Thursday’s Warrior game.]]>
<![CDATA[Warriors Clobber Cavs in Game 1 of NBA Finals]]>Thu, 01 Jun 2017 23:10:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/curry-warriors.jpg
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 66 points as the Warriors blew out the Cavs, 113-91, in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

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<![CDATA[Cotton, A's Drop Series Finale in Cleveland]]>Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:38:29 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cotton-jharel-green-day.jpg
Jharel Cotton allowed five runs (just one earned) over 5.2 innings, and the A's were shut out by the Indians on Thursday...

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<![CDATA[Mavericks Organizer Cancels Auction, Citing No Bidders]]>Thu, 01 Jun 2017 06:21:28 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/surfing+.jpg
The future of the famed Mavericks big-wave surf contest has hit more turbulence.

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<![CDATA[Giants Have No Answer for Zimmerman's First-inning Homer]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 22:22:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-recap-ap.jpg
Ryan Zimmerman cranked a three-run homer off Matt Cain in the first inning, and the Giants could not find their way against Max Scherzer.

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<![CDATA[Five Takeaways From A's Skid-Busting Win Over Indians]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 19:15:53 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pinder-celebration-hr-indians-ap.jpg
Chad Pinder's power surge continued on Wednesday as he crushed two home runs and drove in all three runs in the A's win over Cleveland.

Photo Credit: Joe Stiglich]]>
<![CDATA[Day After Brawl, Morse Placed on Concussion DL by Giants]]>Tue, 30 May 2017 23:43:44 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/morse-brawl-usatsi.jpg
It originally appeared that there were no injuries from the brawl on Monday, but that changed minutes before Tuesday's game.

Photo Credit: Alex Pavlovic]]>
<![CDATA[Five Takeaways From Giants' 6-3 Loss to Nats]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 00:20:43 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rags-posey-samardzija-nationals-usatsi.jpg
Jeff Samardzija last just four innings Tuesday night as the Nationals made him work and went on to beat the Giants 6-3.

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<![CDATA[Gray Rocked by Indians, A's Hitters Tie Club Record for Ks]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 00:22:53 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sonnygray-melvin-cleveland-ap.jpg
Sonny Gray came back down to earth on Tuesday as the Indians tagged him for seven runs in a 9-4 loss to Cleveland.

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<![CDATA[Giants' Hunter Strickland Suspended Six Games After Brawl]]>Wed, 31 May 2017 00:18:47 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/689831864.jpg
San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland received a six-game suspension for his part in a benches-clearing brawl Monday against the Washington Nationals, according to Major League Baseball.

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<![CDATA[NBA Finals Prediction: Only Two Games in Cleveland]]>Tue, 30 May 2017 15:22:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/steph-lebron-christmas-hug.jpg
OAKLAND -- The series for which we have yearned has arrived, and about as quickly as possible. The speed with which the Warriors and Cavaliers spent the playoffs racing toward each other speaks to the...

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<![CDATA[Mengden Exits Early as A's Fall in Cleveland]]>Mon, 29 May 2017 18:00:11 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/as-indians-0529.jpg
Carlos Carrasco won his third straight decision, Edwin Encarnacion hit one of Cleveland's three solo home runs and the Indians defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Brawl Overshadows Giants' Shutout Loss to Nationals]]>Mon, 29 May 2017 16:48:15 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/harper-fight-giants-usatsi.jpg
The Giants lost to the Nationals on Monday afternoon, but the outcome took a backseat to fight between Hunter Strickland and Bryce Harper.

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<![CDATA[Punches Thrown, Benches Clear in Giants-Nationals Game]]>Tue, 30 May 2017 10:22:09 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants+fight.jpg
In their first matchup since the 2014 postseason, Hunter Strickland hit Bryce Harper, setting off a epic fight Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Warriors' Kerr: 'I'm Not Well Enough to Coach a Game']]>Mon, 29 May 2017 15:13:31 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kerr-steve-side-profile.jpg
Mike Brown missed Warriors practice on Monday, so Steve Kerr spoke to the media and answered many questions about his health...

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<![CDATA[Warriors' Thompson Has a Game Plan for Slowing Cavs' Irving]]>Sun, 28 May 2017 19:48:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/klay-kyrie-2016-nbafinals-ap.jpg
Kyrie Irving heads into the 2017 NBA Finals on a roll. It will be up to Klay Thompson to slow him down and he has an idea of how to do that.

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<![CDATA[Giants Top Braves 7-1 in Series Finale]]>Sun, 28 May 2017 23:40:03 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/giants-0528.jpg
The Giants scored twice in the first, four times in the second and once more in the third as they went on to beat the Braves 7-1 Sunday at AT&T Park. Coming off a rough start against the Cubs...

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<![CDATA[Samardzija, Giants Unable to Salvage Split vs. Cubs]]>Thu, 25 May 2017 18:36:27 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/samardzija-jeff-giants-meeting-mound.jpg
Jeff Samardzija only allowed three runs over seven innings, but the Giants only scored once in the series finale in Chicago...

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<![CDATA[Giants' Rally Falls Short in 5-4 Loss to Cubs]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 20:20:12 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/arroyo-down.jpg
Matt Moore pitched into the seventh inning and the Giants fought back in the ninth inning, but it wasn't enough in a loss to the Cubs.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Shark Nabby in the Playoffs ... Guiding Barracuda Goalies]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 21:19:44 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nabokov+1-0524.jpg
Even though the San Jose Sharks are long gone from the postseason, some familiar faces that formerly roamed the Shark Tank ice are still involved in a race for a cup.

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<![CDATA[Gray Fans 11, Davis Homers in A's 4-1 Win Over Marlins]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 18:34:36 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lowrie-khrisdavis-hr-marlins-ap.jpg
Sonny Gray finished one strikeout shy of his career-high and Khris Davis launched his 14th homer as the A's beat the Marlins Wednesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Hahn Hit Hard Before Injury, A's Drop Slugfest to Miami]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 23:33:31 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ichiro-scores-athletics-ap.jpg
Jesse Hahn's had a night to forget Tuesday as he was hammered by the Marlins and left with an injury in the A's 11-9 loss.

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<![CDATA[Five Takeaways From Giants' 4-1 Loss to Cubs]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 19:37:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cueto-mad-cubs-may23-ap.jpg
Johnny Cueto gave up homers to Kyle Schwarber, Jason Heyward and Anthony Rizzo as the Cubs beat the Giants 4-1 Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Lobby For Oakland Coliseum Deal Through 2019]]>Tue, 23 May 2017 19:34:06 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/raiders-coliseum.jpg
Raiders owner Mark Davis is asking Oakland and Alameda County officials for three more years at the Coliseum before he and his team bolt to Las Vegas.

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<![CDATA[Five Takeaways From Giants' 6-4 Win Over Cubs]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 22:50:22 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/panik-giants-instant-replay.jpg
The Giants muscled up with Joe Panik leading the charge while Ty Blach was solid in a win against the World Champion Chicago Cubs...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Sweep Spurs, Advance to Third Straight NBA Finals]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 22:57:57 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/warriors-0522.jpg
The Golden State Warriors made it three sweeps in a row and advanced to the NBA Finals for the third straight year with a victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on...

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<![CDATA[Deeper Raiders Offense May be in NFL's Top Five]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 08:08:51 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/KahrnKoopr.jpg
Raiders offense may be able to withstand injuries better in coming season

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<![CDATA[Paralyzed Cal Rugby Player's High School Wins National Title]]>Sun, 21 May 2017 21:43:13 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jesuit+rugby-0521.jpg
The former high school team of a Cal rugby player who was paralyzed during a game earlier this month arrived home in Sacramento on Sunday carrying a national championship trophy.

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<![CDATA[Popovich: Kawhi 'Likely' Out for Game 4 vs. Warriors]]>Sun, 21 May 2017 20:37:31 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kawhi-sad-game3-usatsi.jpg
Kawhi Leonard has missed the last two games of the Western Conference Finals, and according to Gregg Popovich, the MVP candidate won't play in Game 4.

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<![CDATA[Giants Install Barriers Outside AT&T Park's Main Gate]]>Fri, 19 May 2017 00:17:24 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/05-17-2017-att-barriers.jpg
The San Francisco Giants have started placing thick barriers in front of the main entrance at AT&T Park at Third and King streets to protect their fans. The move comes in the wake of recent attacks...

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<![CDATA[2017 Preakness Stakes: How to Watch]]>Fri, 19 May 2017 14:47:43 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_17137818364144.jpg
The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes is on Saturday, beginning at 6:48 p.m. ET on NBC (your station's name here).

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<![CDATA[Gray Strikes Out Eight, A's Go Deep to Take Down Red Sox]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 22:39:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/as-recap-us.jpg
Sonny Gray earned his first win of the year with six solid inning and the A's used a trio of homers in a win over the Red Sox Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Board OKs Conditional Lease for Raiders Stadium in Las Vegas]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 15:29:32 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/raiders-vegas.jpg
The public entity that oversees the proposed stadium where the Raiders want to start playing in 2020 has approved a conditional lease agreement for the facility.

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<![CDATA[Warriors: Steve Kerr Will Travel With Team to San Antonio]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 21:56:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kerr-tie-sager.jpg
Steve Kerr did not travel to Utah for Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals. But he's feeling better now...

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<![CDATA[Barry Bonds Going on Giants' Wall of Fame]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 21:57:46 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bonds-legends-wall.jpg
To be honored, a player must spend nine seasons with the Giants or five seasons with at least one All-Star selection...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Knock Around Cueto, Snap Giants' Win Streak]]>Wed, 17 May 2017 21:58:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/belling-kershaw-giants-may17-2017-ap1.jpg
On Sept. 29, 2015, with the Giants threatening to get back into a division race that had seemed lost, Clayton Kershaw took the mound at AT&T Park. He pitched a shutout, struck out 13, and clinched an NL...

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<![CDATA[Joyce, Canha Homer in Ninth to Rescue A's in Seattle]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 23:46:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rajai-joyce-homer-seattle-usatsi.jpg
The bullpen had blown a 4-1 lead, but Matt Joyce and Mark Canha hit huge home runs in the ninth as the A's pulled out a 9-6 win over the Mariners.

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<![CDATA[Blach, Bullpen Shut Down Dodgers, Giants Win Fifth Straight]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 23:47:05 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-dodgers-0516.jpg
This winning streak is curing a lot of ills, and you can add this to the list: For the first time this season, the Giants got a win out of their No. 1 starter spot.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Win Running Away in Game 2 vs. the Spurs]]>Tue, 16 May 2017 23:59:22 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/warriors-0516.jpg
The Golden State Warriors were in control from the start and defeated the San Antonio Spurs running away in Game 2 of their Western Conference Finals series.

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<![CDATA[Manaea Hit Hard Early, A's Rally Falls Just Short]]>Mon, 15 May 2017 23:49:40 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/manaea-vogt-mariners-may15-2017-ap.jpg
Sean Manaea gave up four early runs and the A's couldn't recover as the Mariners held on for a 6-5 win in Seattle on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Offense, Cain Power Giants Past Dodgers]]>Mon, 15 May 2017 23:35:11 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/arroyo-nunez-giants-dodgers-usatsi.jpg
Eduardo Nunez drove in three runs and Buster Posey homered as the Giants pounded the Dodgers in the series opener on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Giants Place Hunter Pence on Disabled List]]>Mon, 15 May 2017 23:51:05 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hunter-pence.jpg
A day after achieving their first winning streak of the 2017 season, the Giants placed Hunter Pence on the 10-day disabled list...

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<![CDATA[Giants Offense Shows Pop vs. Reds as Win Streak Hits Three]]>Mon, 15 May 2017 00:10:09 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-0514.jpg
It took a while, but the Giants are starting to check items off a pretty standard to-do list. On May 14, they clinched their first three-game winning streak of the season. In his eighth start, Jeff Samardzija...

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<![CDATA[Giants Waste Homers From Span and Belt, Fall to Reds]]>Thu, 11 May 2017 22:08:15 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-ir-ap.jpg
The Giants battled the Reds all game long until they lost the lead in the eighth inning and couldn't fight back Thursday night at AT&T Park...

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<![CDATA[Cotton Hit Hard by Angels, A's Walk-off Magic Ends]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 00:02:22 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cotton-pujolshr-may9-2017-ap.jpg
Yonder Alonso hit two more homers Tuesday night, but Jharel Cotton gave up seven runs as the Angels snapped the A's winning streak.

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<![CDATA[Stanford Baseball and Fans Giving Marquess a Fond Farewell]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 00:03:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/05-08-2017-stanford-coach.jpg
It's been 41 years on The Farm for legendary Stanford baseball coach Mark Marquess, but the end is near. Marquess will retire at season's end, and his team intends to send him out with a bang, not to mention a...

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<![CDATA[Four-Run First Dooms Samardzija, Giants Drop Fifth Straight]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 00:03:30 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gorkys-missesflyball-mets-ap.jpg
The Mets scored four runs in the first off Jeff Samardzija and the Giants could never recover as they lost their fifth in a row Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Cal Rugby Player Paralyzed During Championship Match]]>Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Cal+Robert+Paylor.jpg
A UC Berkeley rugby player is partially paralyzed after being injured during the opening minutes of a national championship game, his family said.

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<![CDATA[Giants Place Closer Mark Melancon on Disabled List]]>Tue, 09 May 2017 23:59:55 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/melancon-sad-usa.jpg
The hits keep coming for the Giants as they placed closer Mark Melancon on the disabled list just minutes before Tuesday's game.

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<![CDATA[A's Do It Again, Use Extras to Beat Angels in Walk-Off]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 22:46:13 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/instant-as-general.jpg
Apparently the A’s have done away with conventional winning. They poured out of the home dugout once again to celebrate a 3-2 11-inning victory Monday over the Angels at the Coliseum, their third walk-off win in...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Sweep Jazz, Advance to Western Conference Finals]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 21:19:43 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/warriors-jazz1.jpg
The Golden State Warriors completed a four-game sweep of the Utah Jazz in their Western Conference Semifinals series Monday, keeping their postseason unbeaten streak intact and advancing to the conference finals...

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<![CDATA[Bullpen Can't Hold Lead vs. Mets, Giants Lose 4th Straight]]>Mon, 08 May 2017 20:47:23 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/164*120/giants-mets1.jpg
The Mets scored a pair of runs against the Giants bullpen and handed San Francisco its fourth straight loss -- this one in walk-off fashion...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Hold on to Beat Jazz in Game 2]]>Fri, 05 May 2017 00:30:32 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/warriors-jazz.jpg
They did it in fits and starts, but the Warriors kept things together enough Thursday night for a 115-104 victory over Utah that gives them a 2-0 series lead.

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<![CDATA[Cotton, A's Avoid Sweep in Minnesota]]>Thu, 04 May 2017 15:25:20 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cotton-jharel-green-day-as.jpg
Jharel Cotton allowed just two earned runs over six innings, and the offense broke out for eight runs in the series finale vs the Twins...

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<![CDATA[Giants Win Series Over Dodgers in Extra Innings]]>Thu, 04 May 2017 00:08:01 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/posey-ir-ap.jpg
Jeff Samardzija struck out 11 over eight innings and the Giants' offense finally woke up in the 11th inning to down the Dodgers Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Graveman Gets Roughed Up by Twins, A's Lose Third Straight]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 20:56:16 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/as-ir-ap.jpg
The A's are trending down recently and Kendall Graveman couldn't stop the skid Wednesday vs. the Twins as he was pulled in the fourth inning.

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<![CDATA[Proposal on the Pitch: Deltas Goalie Asks, and She Says Yes]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 19:34:40 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/deltas-proposal-0502.jpg
She said yes. And the start of the soccer match would have to wait.

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<![CDATA[49ers' York Would 'Love' to Have Dinner With Jim Harbaugh]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 16:10:16 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jedddyurk.jpg
It has been nearly 30 months since Jed York and Jim Harbaugh shared an awkward pregame embrace on Harbaugh's final day as 49ers coach.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Hammer Giants Pitching for 13 Runs to Even Series]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 23:56:09 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/giants-moore-instant.jpg
The Giants jumped out to an early lead, but it was one Matt Moore couldn't keep as the Dodgers outslugged San Francisco on Tuesday night...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Take Control Early, Run Away From Jazz in Game 1]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 23:48:15 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/163*120/warriors-jazz-0502.jpg
The Golden State Warriors remained unbeaten in the postseason, handily defeating the Utah Jazz in Game 1 of their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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<![CDATA[Gray Drops Season Debut as Twins Muscle Past A's]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 23:57:17 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/gray-as-twins.jpg
The Twins belted six home runs -- three off A's starter Sonny Gray -- to power past the A's in Minnesota...

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<![CDATA[Raiders Purchase Land Near Las Vegas Strip For New Stadium]]>Wed, 03 May 2017 10:27:49 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/raiders-lv-0502-2017.jpg
The Oakland Raiders have closed on the purchase of more than 60 acres near the Las Vegas Strip where their partially tax-funded, 65,000-seat stadium is to be built.

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<![CDATA[Pence, Posey Homer as Giants Vanquish Kershaw, Dodgers]]>Tue, 02 May 2017 00:12:40 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*127/giants-dodgers.jpg
After a lifeless weekend at AT&T Park, the Giants came down to Dodger Stadium and handed Clayton Kershaw one of his worst nights against his rival (it still wasn’t all that bad). A slumping lineup had eight hits

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<![CDATA[Graveman's Strong Start Not Enough, As Angels Sweep A's]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:51:01 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/athletics-angels-instant.jpg
Kendall Graveman pitched seven strong innings but the A's dropped their fourth straight after a 2-1 loss to the Angels...

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<![CDATA[Relive 'We Believe' Warriors' Shocking Upset of Dallas]]>Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:25:49 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/WeBelieve4.jpg


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<![CDATA[Bold 49ers Move Up to Select LInebacker]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:07:09 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/Fosterruebn.jpg
John Lynch wraps up a successful first night of the NFL draft

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<![CDATA[49ers Trade With Seahawks, Select LB Foster No. 31 Overall ]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:53:01 -0700
The 49ers found their way back into the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and upgraded their defense with inside linebacker Reuben Foster.]]>
<![CDATA[Raiders Take Ohio St. CB Gareon Conley in 1st Round of Draft]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:50:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/usa-gareon-conley.jpg
Ohio State cornerback was widely considered a top-15 talent entering this year’s NFL Draft. His stock took a free-fall this week, after being accused of rape.

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<![CDATA[NFL Draft: 49ers and Raiders Top Picks in 2017]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:37:28 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-674185154_594_screen.jpg


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<![CDATA[49ers Pick Stanford DE Solomon Thomas in the First Round]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:50:48 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-674176394.jpg
After trading down one spot, the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday used the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL Draft to get a defensive end, taking Solomon Thomas out of Stanford.

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<![CDATA[Moore Tosses Gem, But Giants Lose to Dodgers in Extras]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:29:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/giants+dodgers.jpg
Matt Moore struck out eight over seven innings, but the Giants came out on the losing end this time with the Dodgers Thursday at AT&T Park.

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<![CDATA[Source: 6 Teams Discuss Possible Trade for 49ers' No. 2 Pick]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:31:17 -0700
The 49ers, coming off a 2-14 season, are in a position to trade out of the No. 2 pick because of their need at multiple positions...]]>
<![CDATA[Manaea Hurt in A's 8-5 Loss to Angels]]>Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:45:09 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/decker-missedball-angels-usatsi.jpg
The A's fell to the Angels 8-5 Wednesday night in Anaheim, but the bigger loss was Sean Manaea to a left shoulder injury.

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<![CDATA[Arroyo, Morse Go Deep, Giants Walk Off On Dodgers]]>Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:07:58 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ginatswin.jpg
Rookie Christian Arroyo blasted his first career homer while Michael Morse came up clutch yet again as the Giants took down the Dodgers in extras.

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<![CDATA[Rally Lights at the Ballpark a Big Hit ... For Now]]>Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rally+lights-0425-2017.jpg
While the San Francisco Giants are off to a rough start this season, fans at AT&T Park are starting a new trend there: rally lights.

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<![CDATA[A's Casilla Blows Save in 10th, Angels Walk Off in 11th]]>Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:50 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trouthr-ap.jpg
Jesse Hahn was masterful on Tuesday and Josh Phegley hit a 10th-inning homer, but the Angels walked off on the A's in the 11th.

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<![CDATA[Kershaw Quiets Giants Again, Dodgers Win 2-1]]>Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:49:02 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kershaw-fielding-giants-april25-2017-ap.jpg
The Giants pushed across a run against Clayton Kershaw in the third, but he shut the door after that as the Dodgers pulled out a 2-1 win Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Giants End Four-Game Skid With Series-Opening Win Over LA]]>Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:22:17 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/panik-giants-dodgers-win.jpg
There was a different buzz at AT&T Park on Monday night, which was expected. The Dodgers always bring the most energy out of the fan base and the surprise promotion of the organization’s top prospect added...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Rout Blazers in Game 4 to Complete Sweep]]>Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:34:38 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/warriors-kd.jpg
Never allowing the Trail Blazers to find an offensive rhythm, the Warriors rolled to a 128-103 Game 4 triumph Monday night, completing a sweep of the first-round Western Conference playoff series.

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<![CDATA[Warriors' Kevin Durant Will Play in Game 4 at Portland]]>Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:00:27 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/168*120/durant-0424-2017.jpg
After missing the last two games with a left calf strain, Kevin Durant will play Monday as the Golden State Warriors try to close out the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series.

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<![CDATA[Doctor Agrees With Steve Kerr's Advice to Avoid Back Surgery]]>Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:29:49 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kerr-0424-2017.jpg
While Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr made an appearance at the morning shoot-around in Portland on Monday, he made it clear that pain, nausea and other issues were keeping him from coaching in Game 4 and...

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<![CDATA[A's Slug Their Way Past Mariners in Series Opener]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:32:50 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/athletics-mariners-instant.jpg
The Athletics used another double-digit hit night to continue their hot streak at the plate and take down the Mariners in Oakland...

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<![CDATA[Sharks Fall to Oilers in Overtime of Game 5]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:24:21 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/186*120/sharks-oilers2.jpg
The Oilers erased a two-goal deficit in regulation and David Desharnais scored in overtime as Edmonton downed the Sharks in Game 5 of their first round playoff series at Rogers Place, 4-3.

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<![CDATA[Hockeytown, California: Barracuda Joins Sharks in Postseason]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:33:36 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/041816-sharks-hot-weather.jpg
The Shark Tank and downtown San Jose will boast a West Coast version of Hockeytown this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Open 2017 at Titans, Featured in 5 Prime-Time Games]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:38:08 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mariota-marcus-carr-derek.jpg
This will be the third straight season the Raiders play in Nashville. They have won the last two contets at Nissan Stadium...

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<![CDATA[49ers to Open 2017 Against Panthers, Full Schedule Revealed]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:23:47 -0700
The 49ers have not lost their season opener since 2010. To start of the 2017 season, they will welcome Cam Newton and the Panthers.]]>
<![CDATA[Couture Playing Through Pain, Giving Sharks Emotional Lift]]>Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:20:54 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/couture-logan-sharks.jpg
After taking a puck to the mouth on March 25, Logan Couture is battling through pain this playoff series. His teammates are noticing...

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<![CDATA[Royals Finally Score Off Bumgarner, Giants Are Shut Out]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:09:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/167*120/giants-royals.jpg
Madison Bumgarner’s return to Kansas City was similar to Game 7 in one respect. He didn’t get a whole lot of help.

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<![CDATA[Report: Durant Probably More Doubtful Than Questionable]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:59:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/durant-kevin-drive-blazers-turner.jpg
On Tuesday afternoon, the Warriors announced that Kevin Durant is questionable to play in Game 2 against the Blazers...

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<![CDATA[A's Crush Three Homers, Blow Out Rangers in Finale]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:59:37 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/khris-davis-salute-usatsi.jpg
Khris Davis, Chad Pinder and Yonder Alonso each hit home runs to power the A's to a 9-1 win over the Rangers on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[A's Score Four Off Darvish, End Four-Game Skid]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:36:48 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rosaleshr-rangers-ap.jpg
Andrew Triggs went six strong and Adam Rosales homered as the A's beat the Rangers 4-2 Tuesday to snap their four-game losing streak.

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<![CDATA[Sharks Explode For 7 Goals While Blanking Oilers in Game 4]]>Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:04:55 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/sharks-oilers1.jpg
It’s now a best-of-three, and if there’s any such thing as momentum in a playoff series, it’s all in the Sharks’ corner.

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<![CDATA[Panik Delivers Big Hit, Giants Beat Royals in 11]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:08:11 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/panikscoring-royals-2017-ap.jpg
Nick Hundley doubled in the 11th and Joe Panik knocked him in as the Giants beat the Royals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Taxpayers Contribute $4.6M to Las Vegas Stadium in March]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:46:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Las+Vegas+Stadium+-+0702.jpg
Taxpayers contributed more than $4.6 million for an NFL stadium in Las Vegas during March, when an increase on area hotel taxes went into effect to cover the state's share of the project.]]>
<![CDATA[NCAA Tourney Coming to Warriors' New Arena in San Francisco]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:24:05 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chase-center.jpg
Chase Center, the new San Francisco arena being built as the future home of the Golden State Warriors, will be the site of NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament regional games in 2022, the Warriors announced...

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<![CDATA[Durant Among Questionable Warriors for Game 2 vs. Blazers]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:51:21 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/durant-kevin-rim-rebound.jpg
The Warriors sent out an injury update on Tuesday afternoon. It appears Golden State may be short-handed for Wednesday's Game 2...

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<![CDATA[Buster Posey Returns to Giants Lineup From Concussion DL]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:36:49 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/posey-buster-giants-gray-royals-swing.jpg
Buster Posey got beaned eight days ago and missed the last six games. On Tuesday in Kansas City, he will be the designated hitter...

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<![CDATA[Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Undergoes Minor Heart Procedure]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:23:28 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bochy-bruce-shades-day.jpg
KANSAS CITY -- Bruce Bochy did not make the return trip to Kansas City with the Giants.  The team announced Tuesday that Bochy underwent a minor ablation procedure in the morning to alleviate discomfort...

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<![CDATA[A's Shut Down by Old Friend Griffin, Drop Fourth Straight]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:09:36 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rangersscore-athletics-april17-usatsi.jpg
Jharel Cotton gave up five early runs while his counterpart A.J. Griffin shut out the A's for six innings as the Rangers won 7-0 on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Raiders' QB Carr 'Ready to Rock,' Ankle Fully Healed]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:10:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/carr-derek-wife.jpg
Derek Carr broke his ankle late last season, shattering the team's Super Bowl chances. On Monday, he said he's as good as new...

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<![CDATA[Sharks Shut Out Again; Oilers Take 2-1 Series Lead]]>Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:24:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/sharks-oilers.jpg
Joe Thornton made his return to the lineup, but it didn’t help the Sharks offense in a 1-0 loss to the Oilers in Game 3 of their first round series on Sunday night at SAP Center.

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<![CDATA[Joe Thornton Back on the Ice For Sharks in Game 3]]>Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:25:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/thornton13.jpg
For the first time since a knee injury on April 2, Joe Thornton is back in the lineup and skating for Game 3 of the Sharks' series vs the Oilers.

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<![CDATA[Angry Oilers Fan Flips Off Sharks' Karlsson After OT Goal]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:37:16 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*123/oilers-fan-double-bird.jpg
Melker Karlsson played hero Wednesday in Game 1 for the Sharks, but he's far from that for one Oilers fan...

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<![CDATA[Giants Fall Short in Series-opening Loss to Rockies]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:07:40 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/giants-rockies.jpg
Madison Bumgarner struck out eight, but allowed three and that's all the Rockies needed as the Giants couldn't get it going Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Hahn Hit Early, A's Can't Muster Enough Off Royals]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:23:44 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/as-ir-ap.jpg
Jesse Hahn tossed six innings and struck out seven, but his early troubles were too much as the A's fell to the Royals on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Cal's Northnagel Has High Hopes Leading Up to NFL Draft]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:53:07 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-13-2017-bradley-northnagel.jpg
With the NFL Draft just two weeks away, many local players are doing their best to make an impression that will punch their ticket into the league. Colin Resch introduces us to a Cal product hoping to turn...

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<![CDATA[Cain Does It All as Giants Down D'backs]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:10:13 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-ir-us.jpg
Matt Cain tossed five-plus innings while only allowing one run and even smacked a double as the Giants downed the D'backs.

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<![CDATA[Durant Scores 29, Warriors Finish With 67 Wins]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 22:21:27 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/durant-kevin-form.jpg
Kevin Durant scored 29 points on just 16 shots, and the Warriors closed the regular season with a victory over the visiting Lakers...

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<![CDATA[Sharks Defeat Oilers in Overtime in Game 1]]>Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:25:28 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/sharks24.jpg
Melker Karlsson scored in overtime to give the Sharks a 3-2 win over the Oilers at Rogers Place in their playoff opener on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[A's Bats Put It All Together on Offense to Beat Royals]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:40:21 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/as-ir-us.jpg
The A's offense woke up for 12 hits with only one batter going hitless in a blowout win over the Royals in Kansas City...

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<![CDATA[Los Gatos Family's Home Gets a Sharks Teal Makeover]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:17:54 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/teal+house-0412-2017.jpg
A family in Los Gatos who just recently had their house painted allowed the San Jose Sharks to put a fresh coat of teal on their home as part of a marketing campaign for the Stanley Cup-contending team.

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<![CDATA[Sharks Playoffs Preview: Will Thornton and Couture Play?]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:19:48 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/lucic-sharks-oilers.jpg
The Oilers are well aware the Sharks enter the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at less than 100 percent -- and that's an advantage for Edmonton...

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<![CDATA[Giants Shut Down by Ray, Come Up Short vs. D'backs]]>Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:57:44 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gorkys-missedcatch-usatsi.jpg
Shut down by Robbie Ray, the Giants scored twice in the bottom of the ninth, but left the tying run on second as they fell to the D'backs.

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<![CDATA[Giants Place Buster Posey on 7-Day Concussion Disabled List]]>Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:28:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/posey_hit_.jpg
Buster Posey was hit on the back of the helmet by a 94 mph Taijuan Walker fastball in the first inning of Monday's home opener...

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<![CDATA[Posey After Scare in Giants Home Opener: 'I Feel Good']]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 22:09:06 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/posey_hit_.jpg
The collective heart of Giants fans everywhere dropped when Buster Posey took a fastball to the helmet during Opening Day at AT&T Park...

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<![CDATA[Jazz Grind Out Win, Snap Warriors' Win Streak at 14]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 22:04:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/warriors-jazz-gamer.jpg
The Utah Jazz pulled away late and the Warriors' win streak is over at 14 games following a loss Monday night at Oracle...

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<![CDATA[Giants Fans Treated to a Win in Home Opener at AT&T Park]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:19:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants+attpark-0410-2017.jpg
Giants fans who came out for the team's home opener at AT&T Park on Monday were treated to a win, and most were expecting big things from the hometown club in 2017.

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<![CDATA[Moore, Giants Win Home Opener Over Diamondbacks]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:43:43 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/matt+moore.jpg
On a day that started with a fire at AT&T Park and the team’s most important player getting knocked out in the first inning, the Giants managed to walk away with a positive.

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<![CDATA[Cotton Tosses Gem, A's Blank Royals in Series Opener]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:19:05 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cotton-jharel-as-day-gray.gif
Jharel Cotton did not allow a run over seven dominant innings, and the A's ruined the Royals home opener with a 2-0 victory...

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<![CDATA[Kari’s Gameday Forecast: Cool and Clear]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:00:10 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/219*120/4-10-17_ATT_Weather.jpg
The sun will be shining when the San Francisco Giants take the field for their home opener Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Giants Set to Open Their 60th Season in San Francisco]]>Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:35:03 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/189*120/giants-0409.jpg
The bunting has been draped, the grass has been cut and the infield has been raked. It's Opening Day at AT&T Park for the San Francisco Giants as they play for the first time in front of the home fans this...

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<![CDATA[Sharks to Face McLellan, Oilers in First Round of Playoffs]]>Sun, 09 Apr 2017 21:55:35 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sharks-oilers-us.jpg
The Sharks will face a familiar foe in their former head coach to open up the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year...

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<![CDATA[Giants Snap Skid Behind Cueto, Power Surge]]>Sun, 09 Apr 2017 22:26:24 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-ir-ap1.jpg
Thanks to Johnny Cueto and a power-packed day from the heart of the lineup, the Giants avoided the sweep.

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<![CDATA[A's Offense Goes Flat, Cotton Gives Up 5 in Loss to Angels]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:47:03 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/aslose2.jpg
Jharel Cotton retired foutr straight to start the night for the A's, but then some tough luck hit the rookie and the bats were too quiet.

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<![CDATA[Giants Dropped by D'backs After Losing Early Lead]]>Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:40:03 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/bochy-0405.jpg
After jumping out to an early three-run lead, the Giants quickly saw the scoreboard change in the favor of the home team...

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