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Warriors Hire Former Player, TV Analyst and Coaching Rookie, Steve Kerr

May 15, 2014 | 5:52 pm

Warriors Hire Former Player, TV Analyst and Coaching Rookie, Steve Kerr

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Former sharpshooting guard won five championships as a player, signs $25 million deal.

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Fans Blast Warriors’ Firing of Mark Jackson, and the Pundits Explain It

May 6, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Fans Blast Warriors’ Firing of Mark Jackson, and the Pundits Explain It

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Management says ‘it’s best to move in a different direction’ after coach’s three successful seasons.

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Stanford Men’s March Madness Run Ends in 82-72 Loss to Dayton

March 27, 2014 | 7:56 pm

Stanford Men’s March Madness Run Ends in 82-72 Loss to Dayton

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The clock struck midnight for the Cardinal’s Cinderella guys, but the team looks strong for next year.

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Has Fame Changed NBA’s Jeremy Lin? Old Friends Have Some Fun In New Video

August 15, 2013 | 10:18 am

Has Fame Changed NBA’s Jeremy Lin? Old Friends Have Some Fun In New Video

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Palo Alto’s Jeremy Lin — remember “Linsanity” with the NBA Knicks in 2012? — has always been praised for his humility. But now the Houston Rockets point guard has come out with a video making fun of his celebrity. Titled “You’ve Changed Bro,” the five-minute video made with longtime pals shows Lin choosing to work […]

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NBA Committee Recommends Keeping Kings in Sacramento

April 29, 2013 | 2:29 pm

NBA Committee Recommends Keeping Kings in Sacramento

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The chances that Northern California will maintain its current NBA quotient looks a lot better as of Monday afternoon. A committee of team owners said they wanted to keep the Kings basketball team where it is now — in Sacramento. The team majority owners, the Maloof family, tentatively accepted an offer to sell it to […]

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NBA Player, Stanford Alum Jason Collins Comes Out as Gay; Reactions From Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, More …

April 29, 2013 | 8:55 am

NBA Player, Stanford Alum Jason Collins Comes Out as Gay; Reactions From Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, More …

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For years now it has seemed like only a matter of time. And now it has happened. In Sports Illustrated essay published online Monday, Washington Wizards center Jason Collins became the first male athlete to come out as gay while playing in major-league U.S. sports. He writes: I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And […]

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Cal Women Fall to Louisville in Basketball Championship

April 8, 2013 | 11:33 am

Cal Women Fall to Louisville in Basketball Championship

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An unprecedented run for the UC Berkeley women’s basketball team ended on Sunday with a loss to the Louisville Cardinals. Cal, appearing for the first time in the semi finals, finished the first half up 37-27, but allowed the Cardinals to surge back in the second half to a final score of 64-57. You can […]

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St. Mary’s College Basketball Hit With Penalties for Recruiting Violations

March 1, 2013 | 8:40 am

St. Mary’s College Basketball Hit With Penalties for Recruiting Violations

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Update 9:15 a.m.: St. Mary’s College men’s basketball program–enjoying another dominating season under Coach Randy Bennett–has been hit with sanctions by the NCAA for failing to monitor recruiting for the team. Penalties, which focus on the team’s recruiting of overseas players–the team has established a now semi-legendary pipeline to Australian hoops talent–include four years of […]

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Sacramento Kings Fans Fight to Keep Team

February 28, 2013 | 10:19 am

Sacramento Kings Fans Fight to Keep Team

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Update 03-01-2013: Kevin Johnson did indeed produce the “whales” at the State of the City speech on Thursday night, and the bid was submitted to the NBA today.  In addition to a plan to buy the team and build a new arena in downtown Sacramento, the new ownership would revive the Monarchs WNBA franchise.  Some […]

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Owners Agree to Sell Kings Basketball Team to Seattle Group

January 21, 2013 | 9:36 am

Owners Agree to Sell Kings Basketball Team to Seattle Group

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by Antonio Gonzalez (AP) The only thing stopping the Sacramento Kings from a sale and move to Seattle is approval by NBA owners. The Maloof family has agreed to sell the Kings to a Seattle group led by investor Chris Hansen, the league confirmed in a statement Monday morning. The deal is still pending a […]

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