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  1. Warriors game day: Can Golden State limit Thunder’s Westbrook?

    01.18 / 14:06 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    Warriors game day: Can Golden State limit Thunder’s Westbrook? Steve Kerr, 3rd season with Warriors (176-29 with Warriors and overall); Billy Donovan, 2nd season with Thunder (80-45 with Thunder and overall) On air: TV on ESPN; Radio on 95.7 The Game Projected starters: Warriors: PG Stephen Curry (24.6 ppg, 6.0 apg), SG Klay Thompson (21.4 ppg, 2.0 apg), SF Kevin Durant (25.8 ppg, 8.6 rpg), PF Draymond Green (10.7 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 7.7 apg), C Zaza Pachulia (5.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg) Thunder: PG …
  2. Oregon suspends football strength and conditioning coach

    01.18 / 06:45 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    The University of Oregon suspended football strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after three players were hospitalized following a series of intense workouts last week. The school announced the decision in a statement Tuesday evening and detailed a review of the incident. Oregon’s statement detailed that players began an offseason conditioning program Jan. 10 after six weeks away from “football-related activities” and Oderinde led those workouts. The medic…
  3. Justin Wilcox makes quick splash as Cal’s head coach

    01.18 / 05:32 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    Justin Wilcox didn’t come off as especially charismatic in his inaugural public appearance as Cal’s football coach. Cal formally introduced Wilcox as its head coach in a news conference Tuesday at Memorial Stadium. [...] though Wilcox brings a deep defensive background — 11 years as defensive coordinator at five schools — the first issue he addressed was offense. Wilcox hired highly regarded Beau Baldwin, formerly Eastern Washington’s head coach, as Cal’s offensive coordinator and longt…
  4. Serena, Djokovic tested Down Under

    01.18 / 01:51 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    MELBOURNE, Australia — The record will show that six-time Australian Open champions Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic each had straight-set wins. Djokovic faced Fernando Verdasco, who beat Rafael Nadal in the first round last year and who had five match points in their last head-to-head encounter — only 10 days earlier. Verdasco, 33, peaked at No. 7 in the rankings in 2009, not long after he pushed eventual champion Nadal in five sets in one of the best and latest-finishing semifinals ev…
  5. Report: 49ers will offer HC job to Kyle Shanahan

    01.18 / 00:38 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    The 49ers plan to offer their head-coach position to Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, 37, and are prepared to wait for Atlanta’s season to end to hire him, ESPN reported Tuesday. The Falcons will host the Packers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. If the Falcons advance to the Super Bowl, the 49ers are expected to to request a second interview with Shanahan in the bye week before the game on Feb. 5, a source said. The offer to Shanahan was foreshadowed Monday after P…
  6. Report: 49ers’ list pared as Seahawks GM candidate withdraws

    01.17 / 22:49 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    A day after Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels withdrew his name from consideration for the 49ers’ head-coach opening, Seahawks executive Trent Kirchner did the same regarding their general-manager vacancy, NFL Network reported. Panthers assistant GM Brandon Beane; Packers director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst; Cardinals VP of player personnel Terry McDonough; Vikings assistant GM George Paton; Colts VP of football operations Jimmy Raye III; ESPN analyst/former NFL e…
  7. Oakland police thank Derek Carr for assist in locating missing Amber Alert toddler

    01.17 / 18:30 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    A retweet may not seem like much but, when you're as famous as Derek Carr, sometimes it's enough to have a huge…
  8. Moreau Catholic wins in MLK Classic

    01.17 / 06:51 sfgate.com SFgate.com-Top Sports
    Moreau Catholic wins in MLK Classic Damari Milstead said the big stage — in this case, McKeon Pavilion on the campus of St. Mary’s College — gets his blood flowing. Milstead, a 6-foot-3 point guard for Moreau Catholic-Hayward, did his part Monday, scoring 36 points and adding seven rebounds and six assists as the Mariners defeated Jesuit Carmichael 79-67 in the 20th annual MaxPreps/De La Salle Martin Luther King Classic. Moreau Catholic (7-9), which took a double-digit lead early in the …