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 LA Times: Sports


Angels find some relief in 5-4 victory over Athletics
Bullpen has struggled and Michael Kohn, the team's only reliever with a win, says it helps to forget quickly. The Angels relievers put up a strong collective effort in win against Oakland.

Angels reliever Michael Kohn says pitching out of the bullpen is a lot like playing offensive line.







16 Apr 2014 at 11:37pm
by By Kevin Baxter



Ducks make an opening statement, defeat Dallas Stars, 4-3
Ducks score three goals in the first period and then turn away the Stars to begin an NHL Western Conference playoff series on a winning note.

The Ducks uncorked the nearly yearlong energy that had been bottled up in their bid to atone for last year’s first-round playoff elimination.







16 Apr 2014 at 11:22pm
by Associated Press



Clippers rest their big guns in 110-104 loss to Trail Blazers
Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and J.J. Redick stay home to rest during regular-season finale in Portland. The Clippers open the playoffs Saturday against Golden State.

PORTLAND — The Clippers played out the string of an 82-game regular-season schedule on Wednesday night, knowing before they tipped off against the Portland Trail Blazers that their playoff opponent had been set.







16 Apr 2014 at 11:17pm
by Associated Press



Frederik Andersen doesn't make rookie mistakes in playoff debut
Andersen stays cool in the net, even as big lead shrinks, as the Ducks hang on to defeat the Dallas Stars in playoff opener.

The crowd roared around him and the Dallas Stars pushed and shoved in front of him, but goaltender Frederik Andersen was the most composed person at Honda Center on Wednesday.







16 Apr 2014 at 11:07pm
by Helene Elliott



Kevin Durant has 42 as Oklahoma City drops Detroit, 112-111
Thunder secure No. 2 playoff seed in Western Conference with win.

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons, 112-111, Wednesday night.

16 Apr 2014 at 11:02pm
by Associated Press



Dodgers' Paul Maholm has solid start in 2-1 loss to Giants
He gives up five hits and one run in six innings. Dee Gordon has an run-scoring triple.

ON THE MOUND: Paul Maholm's second start for the Dodgers was significantly better than his first, as he limited the Giants to a run and five hits over six innings. A 1-1 tie was broken in the seventh inning, when J.P. Howell gave up a two-out single to Pablo Sandoval that drove in Joaquin Arias.







16 Apr 2014 at 10:48pm
by By Dylan Hernandez



Mike D'Antoni's future to be a big part of Lakers off-season suspense
Coach Mike D'Antoni says he'll be talking with execs Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss. But with 12 Lakers expected to be free agents, there'll be decisions 'on about a million things,' D'Antoni says.

SAN ANTONIO — Mike D'Antoni might have coached his last game with the Lakers on Wednesday. Or he might return for the final guaranteed year of his contract.







16 Apr 2014 at 10:00pm
by By Mike Bresnahan



Kobe Bryant doesn't stick around for Lakers' finale
Injured star begins vacation early and Lakers finish with their worst record despite 113-100 victory over top-seeded Spurs.

SAN ANTONIO — Finally.

16 Apr 2014 at 9:34pm
by By Mike Bresnahan




 Google News: California Sports


Cuonzo Martin Named Cal Men's Basketball Coach - Cal Athletics

Cuonzo Martin Named Cal Men's Basketball Coach
Cal Athletics
Bringing a track record of success that includes a conference Coach of the Year honor and postseason berths each of the past five seasons, Cuonzo Martin has been named the 16th head men's basketball coach at the University of California, Berkeley, ...
BREAKING: Cuonzo Martin reportedly the new Cal basketball coachCalifornia Golden Blogs (blog)
Cuonzo Martin leaves Vols for CalESPN
Cuonzo Martin is hired to be California basketball coachL...

15 Apr 2014 at 2:48pm



Chad Lindsay visiting Ohio State, California - National Football Post

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Chad Lindsay visiting Ohio State, California
National Football Post
Taking advantage of an NCAA rule, former Alabama center Chad Lindsay is transferring to another college for his final year of eligibility and will be able to play immediately. After completing his undergraduate degree at Alabama, Lindsay can play for ...
Report: Former Alabama center Chad Lindsay to visit Ohio State, CaliforniaLand-Grant Holy Land

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15 Apr 2014 at 9:54am



Cal basketball coaching vacancy remains open - California Golden Blogs (blog)

Cal basketball coaching vacancy remains open
California Golden Blogs (blog)
Every 24 hours or so it seems like Cal gets a new candidate, and by the end of the cycle all such rumors have been refuted. Right now it's unclear if there's any sort of list of candidates outside of the original name, associate coach Travis DeCuire ...


14 Apr 2014 at 1:34pm



Report: Cuonzo Martin hired as California basketball coach - The Oregonian

Report: Cuonzo Martin hired as California basketball coach
The Oregonian
Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin during the first half of an NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal college basketball tournament game against the Michigan Friday, March 28, 2014, in Indianapolis. Martin was hired as the next head coach at California ...


15 Apr 2014 at 11:06am



UT basketball coach Cuonzo Martin accepts coaching job at California - Chatta...

UT basketball coach Cuonzo Martin accepts coaching job at California
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Less than two weeks after pulling his name out of consideration for the head coaching vacancy at Marquette, the coach, fresh off leading the Volunteers to the NCAA tournament and the Sweet 16, left to become the next coach at California on Tuesday.


15 Apr 2014 at 3:16pm



Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin will be California's next head coach - CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com

Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin will be California's next head coach
CBSSports.com
Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin has agreed in principle to become the next head coach at California, a source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Tuesday. Cal made the move official in an introductory news conference later on Tuesday. AD Sandy Barbour says the ...


15 Apr 2014 at 1:23pm



Cal football spring ball 2014: Practice Report #4 - California Golden Blogs (...

Cal football spring ball 2014: Practice Report #4
California Golden Blogs (blog)
Despite the presence of only shoulders and shorts, it was a practice run with surprising intensity, all under a sparkling California sun. Well, that's my intro, so let's go ahead and get to it. There's one more open practice next week, before the ...


15 Apr 2014 at 3:10pm



Cuonzo Martin Moves Up In The World By Leaving Tennessee For California ... -...

Rant Sports

Cuonzo Martin Moves Up In The World By Leaving Tennessee For California ...
Rant Sports
Martin is better off getting away from that environment and away from a school where he has to compete with both the football program and the women's basketball program. At California, Martin will be in a better conference, and instead of taking over a ...


15 Apr 2014 at 1:41pm




 San Jose Mercury News: Sports


Oakland A's fall to Los Angeles Angels in 12 innings
The Oakland A's lost a chance to complete a sweep of the Angels when Chris Iannetta delivered a two-out walk-off homer to dead center field in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Los Angeles a 5-4 win Wednesday night.
16 Apr 2014 at 11:53pm
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Warriors will play Los Angeles Clippers in first round of NBA playoffs
The Warriors, who will play at Los Angeles on Saturday in Game 1, ended the season with a win in Denver.
16 Apr 2014 at 11:53pm
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Giants edge Dodgers with another one-run victory
Pablo Sandoval drove in the winning run for the Giants in the 2-1 victory.
16 Apr 2014 at 11:53pm
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East Bay high school/community college scoreboard for Wednesday, April 16 events
Badminton-prepTuesday, TCAL Hercules 15, Pinole Valley 2Boys singles: Zhao (H) d. Chin 20-0, 21-5; DeLeon (H) d.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:47pm
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Bay Area News Group




Jim Barnett to continue broadcasting Warriors games
Warriors say Barnett will work a select number of games as a television analyst.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:34pm
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Local sports digest: Santa Clara second in WCC golf
The Santa Clara men's golf team recorded its best finish at the West Coast Conference championships in 16 years, placing second at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:32pm
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Saint Mary's Bungert second in WCC golf
The Gaels placed fourth in the team competition.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:31pm
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NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins come back, beat Columbus Blue Jackets
Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give Montreal a win over Tampa Bay in their Game 1.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:31pm
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 Eureka Times Standard: Sports


Hittin' their stride: Tigers top rival Panthers to get above .500 mark in league
McKINLEYVILLE -- Zero runs. Three hits. Six errors. The McKinleyville Panthers offense -- and defense -- couldn't get much of anything going in its 7-0 Big 5 league loss against the Arcata Tigers on Tuesday afternoon.
16 Apr 2014 at 2:39am
by Lorrie Reyes/The Times-Standard



PREP GOLF: Lockwood, Warriors tops at Del Norte Golf Course
CRESCENT CITY -- Del Norte's Kobie Lockwood fired an even-par 71, edging out Houston Knox of St. Bernard's to capture the individual top round of the day at Monday's Humboldt-Del Norte golf tournament held at Del Norte Golf Course.
15 Apr 2014 at 2:39am
by Aaron Finley/For the Times Standard



COLLEGE CROSS COUNTY & TRACK: Jacks add trio of runners, one thrower
ARCATA -- Going the distance. That is what Scott Pesch hopes his latest crop of recruits accomplish at Humboldt State. Pesch, the cross country and track and field head coach, announced the signing of four student athletes in runners runners
15 Apr 2014 at 2:29am
by The Times-Standard



COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD: Jacks shine in Chico Twilight invite
CHICO -- The Jacks love performing against their rival Wildcats. The event may have been called the Chico State Twilight Invitational, but that didn't stop the Humboldt State men's and women's track & field teams from shining Saturday, producing
15 Apr 2014 at 2:19am
by The Times-Standard



Fortuna-born, Washington native Ryan Villopoto wins AMA Supercross race in Se...
SEATTLE -- Washington is Villopoto Country. And the roar 53,927 fans at CenturyLink Field in Seattle only cemented that fact. Fortuna born and Washington native Ryan Villopoto brought the the crowd to its feet by winning Saturday night's AMA
14 Apr 2014 at 2:39am
by The Times-Standard



ON THE SPOT: Wildcats' Earley, Crusaders' Denny dialed in but Ferndale comes ...
EUREKA -- The Wildcats had plenty of pop in the batter's box at Washington Field Saturday afternoon. It just wasn't the kind Ferndale head coach Jeremy Griffith expected or wanted.
13 Apr 2014 at 2:39am
by Ray Aspuria/The Times-Standard



SEE-SAW BATTLE: Mack, Del Norte softball teams split; shows how tough league ...
McKINLEYVILLE -- The battle for Big 5 supremacy is getting tougher. McKineyville and Del Norte's back-and-fourth, game-one battle proved that on Saturday.
13 Apr 2014 at 2:29am
by Lorrie Reyes/The Times-Standard



SLIT AT NEWBURG: Fortuna rebounds after Arcata's 10-run win
FORTUNA -- Opportunity knocked and the Tigers were more than happy to answer. The Arcata High baseball team turned a close game into a blowout in a hurry, scoring eight runs in the top of the fourth inning en route to a 14-2 victory over Fortuna
13 Apr 2014 at 2:19am
by Danny Penza/The Times-Standard




 Sign On San Diego: Sports


Prep scoreboard (April 16 results)
San Diego Section
16 Apr 2014 at 10:58pm
by U-T San Diego



Lions Tournament schedule
Semifinals and finals Thursday
16 Apr 2014 at 10:30pm
by U-T San Diego



Role suits Steele Canyon DH just fine
Clutch hits help propel Cougars into Lions Tournament semifinals
16 Apr 2014 at 10:14pm
by Bill Dickens, Special to the U-T



Cashner plenty good in this one, too
Fresh off one-hitter, Padres ace pitches into eighth in win.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:06pm
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Patriots extend field trip with win
Patrick Henry reaches Lions Tournament semifinals with romp over Mission Hills
16 Apr 2014 at 9:40pm
by Terry Monahan, Special to the U-T



West Hills soph tosser on target
In first start of season, Wolf Pack lefty shuts down Point Loma in Lions Tournament
16 Apr 2014 at 8:49pm
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Eagles topple top-ranked Dons
Errors by Cathedral Catholic open the door for Granite Hills
16 Apr 2014 at 8:09pm
by Kirk Kenney, U-T



Chase Headley sits with biceps strain
Third baseman was not in Wednesday's lineup and is day-to-day.
16 Apr 2014 at 7:17pm
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 Inside Bay Area: Sports


Oakland A's fall to Los Angeles Angels in 12 innings
The Oakland A's lost a chance to complete a sweep of the Angels when Chris Iannetta delivered a two-out walk-off homer to dead center field in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Los Angeles a 5-4 win Wednesday night.
16 Apr 2014 at 11:53pm
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Warriors will play Los Angeles Clippers in first round of NBA playoffs
The Warriors, who will play at Los Angeles on Saturday in Game 1, ended the season with a win in Denver.
16 Apr 2014 at 11:53pm
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Giants edge Dodgers with another one-run victory
Pablo Sandoval drove in the winning run for the Giants in the 2-1 victory.
16 Apr 2014 at 11:53pm
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East Bay high school/community college scoreboard for Wednesday, April 16 events
Badminton-prepTuesday, TCAL Hercules 15, Pinole Valley 2Boys singles: Zhao (H) d. Chin 20-0, 21-5; DeLeon (H) d.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:47pm
by

Bay Area News Group




Jim Barnett to continue broadcasting Warriors games
Warriors say Barnett will work a select number of games as a television analyst.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:34pm
by


Local sports digest: Santa Clara second in WCC golf
The Santa Clara men's golf team recorded its best finish at the West Coast Conference championships in 16 years, placing second at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:32pm
by




Saint Mary's Bungert second in WCC golf
The Gaels placed fourth in the team competition.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:31pm
by




NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins come back, beat Columbus Blue Jackets
Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give Montreal a win over Tampa Bay in their Game 1.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:31pm
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 SacBee: College Sports


Local college notes: McCartney is Sac State’s first NCAA gymnastics champions...
Junior comes back from injuries this season
Sacramento State gymnast Kalliah McCartney will compete as an individual in the all-around at the NCAA Women’s Championships this weekend in Birmingham, Ala.
16 Apr 2014 at 11:02pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



UCLA's Anderson and LaVine declare for NBA draft
UCLA guards Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine are leaving early for the NBA draft.
16 Apr 2014 at 10:36am



Sac State baseball hammers UC Davis 15-7 to extend win streak to seven games
An already formidable Sacramento State baseball team seems to be even better during midweek nonconference games this season, something the Hornets showed again Tuesday in walloping host UC Davis 15-7 in their annual Causeway Cup battle.
15 Apr 2014 at 11:45pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



New Sac State defensive coordinator Jody Sears warms up to new job, home
When he worked as a Washington State assistant football coach, Jody Sears spent a lot of time seeking talented players in Northern California.
Sacramento State defensive coordinator Jody Sears will try to improve a unit that struggled in Big Sky Conference last season. Sears was the Weber State coach the past two seasons.
Defensive coordinator Jody Sears isn’t promising any miracles this season. His defense will have to replace five starters from last season, including first-tea...
15 Apr 2014 at 11:45pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



Sark: Cody Kessler is still USC's starting QB
Cody Kessler is still Southern California's starting quarterback after holding off a challenge from freshman Max Browne during the Trojans' spring workouts.
15 Apr 2014 at 8:23pm



Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach
A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California.
Cuonzo Martin speaks at a news conference as he is introduced as the new men’s basketball coach at California in Berkeley, Calif., Tuesday, April 15, 2014. California hired Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as its coach Tuesday, charging him with taking over another program after a successful run by his pr...
15 Apr 2014 at 5:38pm



Monday’s college, community colllege and high school scoreboard (04-14-14)
College, community college and high school sports results from around the region and nation.
14 Apr 2014 at 11:16pm



Hometown Report: Quick exits for two River Cats pitchers
Eric Berger was looking forward to playing with the River Cats, a chance to pitch in front of family and friends. The Bee’s 2004 Player of the Year from Woodcreek High School, Berger was released by the A’s last Thursday, the eve of the Triple-A River Cats’ homeopener at Raley Field. The 27-year-old left-hander had allowed one run and three hits in 1 1/3 innings for Sacramento.
Eric Berger, 25, out of Woodcreek High and the University of Arizona, pitches for the Cleveland Indian AAA affi...
15 Apr 2014 at 12:21am
by jdavidson@sacbee.com (Joe Davidson)



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