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The Denver Nuggets staved off elimination on Tuesday night, beating the Golden State Warriors 107-100 to extend their best-of-seven first-round series to a sixth game. It was a frustrating night for Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry, who came into Gam…Upvote Share Tweetraidersgab.com Apr 30, 2013Hey Raiders Gab fans, if you haven’t already, check out the official Raiders Gab on FACEBOOK!!! Click HERE to check it out — a super interactive group of Raiders fans that keep the page busy with comments, debates, and more! Don’t miss out — becomUpvote Share Tweet
A View from Studio 3: Extra innings, beards and trendsMLB.com Apr 30, 2013Early Tuesday morning I was convinced the Angels-Athletics game was delayed by rain. Numerous times. Or maybe the venue was switched to Japan? Why else would the game still be going in the middle of the night?Upvote Share Tweet
Los Angeles Dodgers in Twitter duel with Kaskade, a famous DJ and Giants fanWhen the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres had that big bench-clearing brawl a few weeks ago, the Dodgers' Twitter account made some headlines for its snarky dig at the Padres. Whoever runs @Dodgers apparently doesn't just get into 140-character …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 30, 2013The recommendation has been made, the vote is set and the Sacramento Kings seem all but assured of staying in California's capital city.Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders sign familiar kickerinsidebayarea.com Apr 30, 2013Sebastian Janikowski is the longest-tenured Raider now that punter Shane Lechler is gone. His job is as secure as anyone on the roster, given his experience and sustained success during his 13-year NFL career. Given that, not much should be made of the …Upvote Share Tweet49ersgab.com Apr 30, 2013The 49ers have signed 11 undrafted free agents to come to camp and compete for a spot on the roster. While it’s generally a long shot, you never know what kind of hidden gem you can find (just look at Alex Boone). One player of note is defensive linemanUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 30, 2013In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.Upvote Share Tweet
Butterfinger! Josh Hamilton happily eats candy bars Oakland Athletics fans throw at himUsually, when fans throw objects at an opponent while at a ballgame, it is cause for ejection, along with possible arrest. In the case of Oakland Athletics fans and Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton, it simply was cause for a snack. A's fans, who…Upvote Share Tweet
How Do You Celebrate A 19th-Inning Walk-Off? Pie Yourself In The Facedeadspin.com Apr 30, 2013Your browser does not support iframes. Brandon Moss won last night's crazy Angels-A's game-which lasted just over six-and-a-half hours and took 19 innings to complete-with a walk-off, two-run homer. Afterwards, Moss was so exhausted and delirious thatUpvote Share Tweet
Don't expect Holmgren to join RaidersESPN.com Apr 30, 2013While anything can change, don’t expect Mike Holmgren to join the Oakland Raiders’ front office at this point. Raiders owner Mark Davis a few months ago spoke with the former coach and executive about a leadership role within the organization. And whiUpvote Share Tweet
Josh Hamilton Gives Weird Autographsdeadspin.com Apr 30, 2013Josh Hamilton tossed this autographed ball to one lucky fan in the right field bleachers during last night's Angels-A's game. It's kind of weird.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
The Juice: Long night at the office: Athletics outlast Angels in 19 innings, Marlins net Mets in 15Your browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Marathon men: How does a total of 34 inni…Upvote Share TweetBrandon Moss hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the bottom of the 19th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels early Tuesday in the longest major league game of the season.Upvote Share TweetA former Oakland Raiders assistant coach is facing up to four years in state prison after being convicted of striking a man with a beer bottle outside a California bar.Upvote Share TweetBrandon Belt descended in the batting order Monday night yet soared with his deeds by smacking a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning that lifted the Giants to a 6-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.Upvote Share Tweet
Bourjos, Jimenez exit game with injuriesMLB.com Apr 30, 2013Angels center fielder Peter Bourjos and third baseman Luis Jimenez each left Monday's game against the A's with injuries.Upvote Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: New QBs In The AFC WestApr 30AFC West blogger Bill Williamson and Scouts Inc.'s Steve Muench talk about the new rookie quarterbacks in the division
Playoff Team With Best DraftApr 30Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay identify which 2012 playoff team had the best draft.
Buster Blog: Cespedes Key For A'sApr 30Buster Olney blogs about how much better Oakland's record is when OF Yoenis Cespedes is in the lineup.
OTL: Tony Bosch SpeaksApr 30Outside The Lines catches up with Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch, who discusses the PED allegations against him.
2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …Apr 30The young Warriors aren't quite ready to close out a series on the road, writes J.A. Adande.
Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…Apr 30In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.