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Warriors dust Cavs in overtime, take Game 1 of NBA Finals 124-114

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Forced into overtime to avoid being on the losing end of what would’ve been a colossal upset in the opening game of the NBA Finals, the Warriors overcame a super human effort by LeBron James to score a dramatic 124-114 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday night …

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A’s ride Montas season debut to series win against D-Backs, 2-1

BY STEVEN LUKE Making his 2018 season debut in the Majors, Frankie Montas held the Arizona Diamondbacks hitless through five innings and gave up only one run through six with seven strikeouts leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon. The win also gave the A’s the series …

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Warriors Splash Brothers smash Rockets in second half, force Game 7 Monday night

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Facing a win or go home elimination game for the first time since the 2016 Finals, the Warriors rose to the challenge in the second half, and dealt an emphatic beat down on the Houston Rockets 115-86 to force a seventh and deciding game of the NBA …

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Paul Simon bids farewell to a sold out house at Oracle Arena

  BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER While many an iconic artist has become infamous by hitting the road for what was billed as a “Farewell Tour,” only to be followed by years of touring, chances are good that in Paul Simon’s case his newly launched “Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour” that …

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A’s get nine strong innings from bullpen to defeat Mariners 4-3

  BY ANTHONY SOSA A four-run first inning and a dominant performance from the Oakland Athletics’ bullpen provided the club with a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners Thursday at the Oakland Coliseum. The win thwarted Seattle’s attempt at a sweep. The A’s offense got to Mariners’ starting pitcher Felix …

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Rockets bounce back as Warriors stumble, series tied 2-2

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Unable to maintain the momentum of jumping out to a 12-0 lead in the first five minutes of the game, the Warriors offense went cold in the fourth quarter when it mattered most, falling to the Houston Rockets 95-92 Tuesday night at Oracle in Game 4 of …

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Warriors rebound against Rockets with vengeance to go up 2-1

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Responding emphatically to the 22 point thumping they absorbed in Game 2 four days ago, the Warriors bounced back Sunday night with an even bigger beat down, dismantling the Rockets 126-85 to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals. Steph Curry, who appeared at times …

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Belt and Hundley’s clutch homers seal Giants victory against Rox

BY ANTHONY SOSA An explosive seventh inning, which included back-to-back home runs from Brandon Belt and Nick Hundley, capped off an exhilarating, back-and-forth battle that resulted in a 9-5 Giants victory over their division-rival Colorado Rockies Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park. The win earned the Giants a split of the …

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Suarez roughed up in first, Belt unhappy with ump in Giants loss

BY ANTHONY SOSA An early first-inning offensive outburst by the Cincinnati Reds proved to be too much for the San Francisco Giants to overcome and thus kept them from completing their second sweep of the season. The Reds salvaged the third game of the series by defeating the Giants 6-3, …

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Election Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations in Martinez Announced

The City of Martinez announced today that Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming June 5th Primary Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Office and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient Vote By Mail drop-off locations, prior to and on Election Day. The election drop-off …

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