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Sports Night: Warriors win on star power

NBA playoffs: Warriors have star power to hold off Jazz, take 2-0 series lead

Golden State overcomes 17 turnovers in a 115-104 win over the Utah Jazz on Thursday in Oakland to take a 2-0 Western Conference semifinals lead. Kevin Durant leads the way with 25 points.

NBA playoffs: Wizards rout Celtics in technical foul-filled Game 3

John Wall scores 24 points and Isaiah Thomas is held to 13 as the Washington Wizards jump out to a hot start and ride it to a 116-89 victory over the Boston Celtics in a technical foul-filled Game 3 Thursday night to cut their series deficit to 2-1.

Kings: Find out which new league the team is joining

The Kings and 16 other NBA teams will participate in a new, innovative league. Play is scheduled to begin next year.

49ers: Witherspoon vows to address biggest concern – soft tackling

The Christian Brothers High School graduate gets a lesson in tackling from 49ers GM John Lynch, one of the NFL’s hardest hitters when he played.

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A’s: Cotton, Healy help Oakland avoid sweep at Minnesota

Jharel Cotton strikes out nine in six innings and Ryon Healy hits his fourth home run of the season to lift the A’s over the host Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Thursday. The A's tie a season high with 14 hits.

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At long odds, California hopefuls have real shots in Kentucky Derby

Gormley, Irap and Battle of Midway are being ignored by handicappers for the 2017 Kentucky Derby happening Saturday. These California-based horses all could make an impact.

Sacramento State set to welcome a ‘Beast’ to its football team this fall

Sacramento State to welcome Paso Robles High School star running back Christian Erickson in the fall. Erickson, known as the Beast of North County, scored 19 touchdowns in eight games as a senior.

Even the sports world can’t deny force of Star Wars Day

May 4 is “Star Wars Day” – a celebration of George Lucas’ film series. Sports fans and athletes join in on the fun.

LaVar Ball unveils shoe line, causing social media to go off on new brand

The father of UCLA guard Lonzo Ball starts his own apparel brand, with the first shoes offered at $495. Social media couldn’t wait to speak out.

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