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Sports Night: Giants beat Dodgers in 11

Giants: 11th-inning rally allows S.F. to take game, series over Dodgers

Gorkys Hernandez, Brandon Belt and Hunter Pence each drive in runs in the top of the 11th inning, then Mark Melancon allows two hits before the Giants slam the door on the Dodgers, winning 4-1 in Los Angeles. The Giants take two of three from their rivals.

A’s: Vargas ties career high with 5 RBIs in Twins’ victory

Kennys Vargas ties his career high for Minnesota with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off A’s starter Kendall Graveman, in the Twins’ 7-4 home victory Wednesday.

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Voisin: Warriors’ Draymond Green burning to win, but keeping his cool – so far

The versatile forward is a leading contender for Defensive Player of the Year and the driving force inside the locker room. His plan is to play on the edge, yet avoid the danger zone as Golden State continues its quest for an NBA title.

NBA playoffs: Warriors have been able to rely on first-rate second unit in playoffs

Reserves Andre Iguodala, Ian Clark and David West have joined starters Draymond Green and Klay Thompson to play a big role in the playoffs. That group was big in helping the Warriors pull away from the Utah Jazz in Tuesday’s Game 1 victory.

Today’s video: Jackson, Ellis, Richardson recall Warriors’ “We Believe” season

Isaiah Thomas was the last pick in 2011; how are the other 59 players faring?

The Kings made Isaiah Thomas the NBA’s version of Mr. Irrelevant in 2011. Now a two-time All-Star with the Boston Celtics, Thomas is among the league’s elite. Here’s a look at how the 59 players selected before him are doing.

NBA playoffs: Spurs lose Parker but rebound to beat Rockets, tie series 1-1

Kawhi Leonard has 34 points, eight assists and seven rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rebound from a lopsided loss to wallop the Houston Rockets 121-96 on Wednesday night, but they suffer a huge loss while winning Game 2 to even the series. Tony Parker hurts his knee, an injury coach Gregg Popovich calls “not good.”

NBA playoffs: James scores 39 as Cavaliers rout Raptors in Game 2

LeBron James scores 39 points, hops Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the career playoff scoring list and pushes the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 125-103 blowout over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Wednesday. Cleveland leads 2-0. Game 3 is on Friday in Toronto.

49ers: Some don’t feel rookie linebacker Reuben Foster will last a season

Removing some of the luster from the 49ers’ widely celebrated draft, ESPN on Wednesday reported that other teams passed on linebacker Reuben Foster in the first round because they didn’t think his surgically repaired shoulder would hold up.

Winter sports: Sierra resort will stay open for summer skiing in shorts past July 4

Squaw Valley announced Wednesday that for the first time, the resort will stay open through the summer for skiing and snowboarding as long as the snow lasts.

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