Versatility, toughness, intelligence and an undeniable confidence that rubs off on his teammates have helped Draymond Green become a star in the NBA. Green shows all those traits Sunday to help the Golden State Warriors dismantle the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
While his teammates get most of the talk, the Warriors’ Klay Thompson is a fascinating combination of subtle and spectacular. The 6-foot-7, 215-pound Thompson, their soft-spoken shooting guard, is contributing in a multitude of ways.
Teal and black dominated Santa Clara Street and all the way over to Billy Berk’s. Techno beats blew out the door at the Britannia Arms. It didn’t matter if you were at San Jose’s SAP Center to see Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. The main thing Saturday night was that the Sharks were still in it.
Oakmont’s Isaiah Holmes and Davis’ Fiona O’Keeffe bounded into the 98th CIF State Track and Field Championships over the weekend in Clovis determined to reach the medal stand. Both were victorious, Holmes in the long jump and O’Keeffe in the 3,200 meters.
Aledmys Diaz, Matt Adams and Yadier Molina each have an RBI during a four-run sixth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rally past the visiting Giants 6-3.
The A’s certainly weren't happy leaving Houston after a three-game sweep by the Astros. Sonny Gray's performance in his return from the disabled list, however, gave them something to feel good about.
A French Open champion at long last, and the first man in nearly a half-century to win four consecutive major championships, Novak Djokovic grabbed a racket and etched a heart in the red clay that had given him such heartache in the past. Djokovic earned that elusive title with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 2 Andy Murray.
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