DeAndre Jordan

Can you even tell these men apart? You might be surprised to find out one is Raiders owner Mark Davis and the other is international superstar David Beckham. But to the naked eye, they might as well be twins. (John Lochner/AP)

Viva Las Raid-as

Raiders owner Mark Davis told a stadium commission Thursday that not only…

 

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Hot Pence springs forward, Giants’ hopes follow him

Quick — pack Hunter Pence in bubble wrap and ship him to…

 

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry follows through as he makes a 3-pointer against the Los Angeles Clippers during Wednesday's game. Golden State won 114-98. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Smooth sailing: Warriors down sinking Clippers

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry scored 33 points a few hours after coach…

 

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Shaun Livingston, right, celebrate a 3-pointer by teammate Harrison Barnes, not seen, during the second half of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors won 115-112. (Danny Moloshok/AP)

Warriors ride hot shooting, Draymond triple-double to avoid first losing-streak of season

LOS ANGELES — The Golden State Warriors rebounded from their biggest loss…

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Shaun Livingston, right, celebrate a 3-pointer by teammate Harrison Barnes, not seen, during the second half of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors won 115-112. (Danny Moloshok/AP)
LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)

Blatt’s All, Folks: LeBron Wanted Mark Jackson

In addition to revolutionizing basketball, the Warriors have contributed mightily to discombobulating…

LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)
Even with LaMarcus Aldridge, above, the San Antonio Spurs are hardly the perfect team. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Don’t crown same old(er) Spurs just yet

Now if you want to crown the San Antonio Spurs as the…

Even with LaMarcus Aldridge, above, the San Antonio Spurs are hardly the perfect team. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, right, shakes hands with general manager Bob Myers following a news conference in Oakland on Thursday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Emoji wars? Green, Warriors choose dignity

Perusing my list of smartphone emojis, I choose the frowning devil. That…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, right, shakes hands with general manager Bob Myers following a news conference in Oakland on Thursday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova, left, had some moments against Stephen Curry in the NBA Finals, but now he’s out of a job. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Unsigned Delly open for business

In the last exciting adventure of Matthew Dellavedova, Underdog, the Cleveland Cavaliers’…

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova, left, had some moments against Stephen Curry in the NBA Finals, but now he’s out of a job. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Danny Moloshok/AP File PhotoClippers center DeAndre Jordan is the target of late-game fouling due to poor free-throw shooting.

Barry: Simple solution for Hack-a-Jordan tactics? Make ’em

Suppose Major League Baseball decided intentional walks were making the game less…

Danny Moloshok/AP File PhotoClippers center DeAndre Jordan is the target of late-game fouling due to poor free-throw shooting.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APDavid Lee finishes off a dunk as the Warriors extended their season by at least one more game with a Game 6 victory against the Clippers in Oakland on Thursday.

Clippers persevere to beat Warriors in emotional Game 5

LOS ANGELES -- Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APDavid Lee finishes off a dunk as the Warriors extended their season by at least one more game with a Game 6 victory against the Clippers in Oakland on Thursday.