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Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetHey 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 — becomSource: raidersgab.com
A View from Studio 3: Extra innings, beards and trendsUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetEarly 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?Source: MLB.com
Los Angeles Dodgers in Twitter duel with Kaskade, a famous DJ and Giants fanUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetWhen 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 …Share TweetThe recommendation has been made, the vote is set and the Sacramento Kings seem all but assured of staying in California's capital city.Source: CNNSI.com
Raiders sign familiar kickerUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetSebastian 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 …Source: insidebayarea.comShare TweetThe 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 linemanSource: 49ersgab.comShare TweetIn 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.Source: CNNSI.com
Butterfinger! Josh Hamilton happily eats candy bars Oakland Athletics fans throw at himUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetUsually, 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…
How Do You Celebrate A 19th-Inning Walk-Off? Pie Yourself In The FaceUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetYour 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 thatSource: deadspin.com
Don't expect Holmgren to join RaidersUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetWhile 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 whiSource: ESPN.com
Josh Hamilton Gives Weird AutographsUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetJosh 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...Source: deadspin.com
The Juice: Long night at the office: Athletics outlast Angels in 19 innings, Marlins net Mets in 15Updated Apr 30 Share TweetYour 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…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.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.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.
Bourjos, Jimenez exit game with injuriesUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetAngels center fielder Peter Bourjos and third baseman Luis Jimenez each left Monday's game against the A's with injuries.Source: MLB.com
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.