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Steve Kerr discusses the rise of women in the NBA.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

On International Women’s Day, Kerr praises women who ‘kick some ass’ in the NBA

OAKLAND — When Steve Kerr opened his pregame press conference on Thursday…

Steve Kerr discusses the rise of women in the NBA.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘We’re all going through something’ — Kerr praises Love for Players’ Tribune essay

OAKLAND — Before the Golden State Warriors hosted the Brooklyn Nets, Steve…

Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andre Iguodala wasn’t here for the low period of the Warriors. But he’s been an important part of the franchise’s rise in recent years. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors hit 50-win plateau for 5th consecutive season

OAKLAND — Near the close of the opening quarter on Tuesday night,…

Andre Iguodala wasn’t here for the low period of the Warriors. But he’s been an important part of the franchise’s rise in recent years. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ty Blach (50) pitches against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ty Blach shines again, Giants encounter a familiar face and a longshot stands out — Spring Training Digest

Rotation hopeful Ty Blach once again delivered a strong performance on Monday…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ty Blach (50) pitches against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Frankie Ferrari has claimed the role of lead guard in USF’s offense after leaving the program and returning after a coaching change. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know from USF’s thrilling overtime win in the WCC tournamnet quarterfinals

Frankie Ferrari took over the game late, Jordan Ratinho dropped 20 points…

Frankie Ferrari has claimed the role of lead guard in USF’s offense after leaving the program and returning after a coaching change. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Marcus Semien and other core position players could make the Oakland A’s a viable threat for a wild-card run. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s, Giants follow disparate paths to same goal

Amid the opening days of the Cactus League schedule, the Oakland A’s…

Marcus Semien and other core position players could make the Oakland A’s a viable threat for a wild-card run. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from a Warriors’ win overshadowed by another Steph Curry ankle injury

A late steal from Andre Iguodala saved the Golden State Warriors from…

Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Giants plan to take cautious tact with Buster Posey, Evan Longoria this week

Face of the franchise Buster Posey won’t be catching in any spring…

Buster Posey. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon didn’t throw much in the 2017 season, but he faced live hitting for the first time since Sept. 5 on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Johnny Cueto, Mark Melancon take the mound; A’s build a Treehouse

The San Francisco Giants’ two most-important right-handers — Johnny Cueto and Mark…

Mark Melancon didn’t throw much in the 2017 season, but he faced live hitting for the first time since Sept. 5 on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Tim Lincecum is returning to the major leagues to be a reliever for the Texas Rangers. His former manager thinks that role will suit him well. (Courtesy dwighta3/Flickr)

Bruce Bochy supports Tim Lincecum returning as a reliever

Three-time World Series champion and two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum…

Tim Lincecum is returning to the major leagues to be a reliever for the Texas Rangers. His former manager thinks that role will suit him well. (Courtesy dwighta3/Flickr)
(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

MLB players union files grievance against A’s, others

MLB Players Associate filed a grievance to MLB regarding spending of the…

(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
OAKLAND — Amid a scandal and FBI investigation roiling college basketball

Kerr says NCAA shouldn’t pay players, but should allow them to make money

OAKLAND — Amid a scandal and FBI investigation roiling college basketball, Golden…

OAKLAND — Amid a scandal and FBI investigation roiling college basketball
Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) and Kevin Durant (35) high-five each other during the second quarter of Saturday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rout of Thunder punctuates Kevin Durant’s superb Saturday

OAKLAND — Kevin Durant was already having an excellent day long before…

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) and Kevin Durant (35) high-five each other during the second quarter of Saturday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr is once again handing the reins to his players. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

‘That’s their event’ — Kerr defers to players on reported alternative plans for DC trip

OAKLAND — On the heels of an ESPN report that the Warriors…

Steve Kerr is once again handing the reins to his players. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Frankie Ferrari has claimed the role of lead guard in USF’s offense after leaving the program and returning after a coaching change. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

From Uber driver to Dons’ star: Frankie Ferrari’s crazy ride to USF and back again

About a year-and-a-half ago, Frankie Ferrari wasn’t the on-court general of the…

Frankie Ferrari has claimed the role of lead guard in USF’s offense after leaving the program and returning after a coaching change. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) is challenged by LA Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) at the basket at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With JaVale rising and Bell returning, Zaza may be out of luck

OAKLAND — With 1:11 left in the opening quarter on Thursday night,…

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) is challenged by LA Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) at the basket at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) warms up before the start of the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Energized Warriors as confident as ever after break

OAKLAND — A the tail end of the Golden State Warriors’ first…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) warms up before the start of the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Frankie Ferrari has settled into a regular role for University of San Francisco in his redshirt junior season. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know from the University of San Francisco’s 4th win in 5 games

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — A couple of days after shocking Saint Mary’s,…

Frankie Ferrari has settled into a regular role for University of San Francisco in his redshirt junior season. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
It’s not easy to pick who is the Warriors MVP between Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State at the break: Warriors midseason awards

While the Warriors quartet of All-Stars spends the break in Los Angeles…

It’s not easy to pick who is the Warriors MVP between Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The University of San Francisco men's basketball team celebrates beating Saint Mary's on Thursday. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know: University of San Francisco’s shocking upset of Saint Mary’s

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — The University of San Francisco delivered the most…

The University of San Francisco men's basketball team celebrates beating Saint Mary's on Thursday. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)