Stories by Janie McCauley

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Cavaliers end Cleveland's title drought

OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavs pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last.
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

James, Irving lift Cavaliers in Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James had 41 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists, Kyrie Irving also scored 41 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers capitalized on the Warriors playing without suspended ...
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Warriors overwhelm Cavaliers to take a 2-0 lead

OAKLAND, Calif. - Draymond Green emphatically flexed his bulging biceps with big plays on both ends of the floor, and these determined Golden State Warriors might be far too strong for the ...
By Janie McCauley

Friday, June 3, 2016

Close-knit band of backups give Warriors a boost

Golden State' backups regularly discuss how dependable they must be, telling each other to stay ready for any role. They certainly stepped up big in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
By Janie McCauley

Bench play sparks Warriors to Game 1 victory

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry’s “Strength In Numbers” supporting cast made all the timely shots and all the difference for the defending champions in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, June 2, 2016

US begins Copa America play

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann realizes full well that a strong Copa America run on home soil could mean much to this country playing host to another World Cup.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, May 30, 2016

Warriors complete comeback, return to Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson carried the 73-win Warriors right back to the NBA Finals, as Golden State rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder ...
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Warriors know Game 7 back home for Finals trip won't be easy

OAKLAND, Calif. - After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game ...
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Warriors have backs against the wall

OAKLAND, Calif. - Steve Kerr gave his Golden State players a much-needed mental day off with time to rest their weary bodies, and he got back to work trying to figure out how to save the season.
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Curry is first unanimous NBA MVP

Stephen Curry became the first unanimous NBA MVP, earning the award for the second consecutive season after leading the defending champion Warriors to a record-setting season.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Warriors coach downplays role in record regular season

OAKLAND, Calif. - Steve Kerr makes one thing perfectly clear: This special season is not about him. Far from it.
By Janie McCauley

Warriors make NBA history with win No. 73

OAKLAND, Calif. - Down to their final chance at the record, the Golden State Warriors became the first 73-win team Wednesday night by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104, breaking what many ...
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Baseball's top contenders counting on star-studded rotations

Several of baseball's strongest teams are counting on talented rotations to carry things with hopes of a championship run come October.
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Sager remains in high spirits despite latest health setback

OAKLAND, Calif. - Craig Sager has a blood clot behind his right ear that is affecting his hearing, and that's just another annoyance he is accepting as he continues to work NBA games for Turner ...
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Curry-less Warriors top Hawks in OT

OAKLAND, Calif. - Draymond Green hit an off-balance 3-pointer as the shot clock expired with 40.2 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors escaped with a 109-105 win against ...
By Janie McCauley

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Greinke impresses Diamondbacks

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Zack Greinke threw for all of 10 minutes in his first bullpen outing of spring training, and those pitches provided plenty of positive vibes for everybody involved with Arizona ...
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Baseball is back, pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — David Price made his first big-money throws as Boston’s prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the ...
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Warriors' record start is tied to values

OAKLAND, Calif. - Even though he hasn't been in his usual spot on the bench, ailing coach Steve Kerr has contributed plenty to Golden State's record start.
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Promoted backup QB leads 49ers past Falcons

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Blaine Gabbert threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes to Garrett Celek and the undermanned San Francisco 49ers held on to beat the Atlanta Falcons 17-16 on Sunday.
By Janie McCauley

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

49ers turn to Gabbert as Falcons come calling

The turmoil inside Levi's Stadium hit new levels this week as the 49ers (2-6) prepared for the Falcons with a new man under center in Blaine Gabbert behind an offensive line that has done little ...
By Janie McCauley
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