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Sports Night: Warriors cruise past Jazz

NBA playoffs: Warriors have no problem handling Jazz in Game 1 victory

Stephen Curry scores a game-high 22 points as the Golden State Warriors never trail in a 106-94 win over the Utah Jazz in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Tuesday at Oracle Arena. The Warriors commit a franchise-low seven turnovers in the win.

Voisin: How the Warriors have risen from ‘We Believe’ to high expectations

Ending a 13-year drought, the Golden State Warriors not only made it to the playoffs but upset the No. 1-seeded Dallas Mavericks in the first round, cementing the “We Believe” team in the 2006-07 season. Fans celebrated the ceremonial return of players Tuesday for the 10th anniversary as the team kicked off its playoff series against the Utah Jazz.

NBA playoffs: Thomas scores 53 as Celtics beat Wizards in OT

On what would have been his sister’s 23rd birthday, Isaiah Thomas scores 53 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 129-119 overtime win over the visiting Washington Wizards and a 2-0 series lead. Game 3 is in Washington on Thursday.

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Giants: Puig, Bellinger power Dodgers to victory

Yasiel Puig drives in four runs with two groundball singles and rookie sensation Cody Bellinger hits a bases-clearing triple as the Los Angeles Dodgers rally to defeat the visiting Giants 13-5 Tuesday night.

A’s: Santana solid, Twins belt six home runs in victory

Ervin Santana strikes out seven in six shutout innings and Brian Dozier hits two of Minnesota’s six home runs to lead the Twins to a 9-1 victory over the visiting A’s on Tuesday

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49ers: Linebacker Shayne Skov, receiver Eric Rogers among 13 players cut

To make room for their draft class and recent rookie additions, the 49ers on Tuesday release 13 players, including linebacker Shayne Skov, nose tackle Mike Purcell and receiver Eric Rogers, who had been earmarked for a big role in Chip Kelly’s 2016 offense but tore an ACL in training camp and never played a snap.

Raiders: Team purchases land near Las Vegas Strip for new stadium

The Raiders buy more than 60 acres near the Las Vegas Strip where their partially tax-funded, 65,000-seat stadium is to be built.

Paige VanZant removes sexy videos after UFC fighters comment

UFC fighter Paige VanZant posts a series of sexy videos to her Instagram account promoting her “Black and White” clothing line for Reebok but later deletes them.

NHL playoffs: Penguins star Crosby out with another concussion

Sidney Crosby, the star player for the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, has been diagnosed with another concussion and is out for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against the Washington Capitals.

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