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Thompson: Suffering of Warriors coach Steve Kerr is heartbreaking

PORTLAND — All Steve Kerr has now are hope and patience. The Warriors coach has tried just about everything else over the last year and a half, since a spinal-fluid leak during back surgery compromised his health. Medicine. Yoga. Meditation. Exercise. Grit-your-teeth toughness. Even marijuana. Yet, he is back here, embedded in discomfort. His competitive spirit brought to submission by …

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Report: De La Salle defensive tackle selects USC

De La Salle defensive tackle Tuli Letuligasenoa committed to USC on Sunday, according to Scout.com. Letuligasenoa said last week that he would make his announcement Sunday at his church in Oakland. USC was considered the heavy favorite, with the only other schools in the running at the end being Washington, UCLA and Oregon. Rated the top prospect in Northern California …

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Mariners end A’s Andrew Triggs’ run at perfection, 11-1

OAKLAND – Sunday brought to an end the first three weeks of what will be a 26-week season for the A’s. It didn’t end well, 11-1 losses not tending to endear themselves to a team that had been riding a five-game winning streak and that wants to be in a pennant race. Even as Seattle starter Yovani Gallardo and his …

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PFA Player of the year award goes to Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante

This is what the guy who helped a fellow London Marathon runner over the finish line had to say Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has been voted the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year for the 2016-17 season. The Frenchman, who is on course to win a second successive Premier League title after also being part of the Leicester side …

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Chelsea’s Kante named player of the year

N’Golo Kante’s dynamic performances for double chasing Chelsea received the ultimate accolade from his peers on Sunday, the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award. Kante The 26-year-old French midfielder saw off the likes of Tottenham striker Harry Kane and Everton’s marksman Romelu Lukaku for the prestigious award. It may well not be the last piece of silverware …

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Joe Montana, Jerry Rice and Barry Bonds are now streets of San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The famously cool Joe Montana had a rare case of jitters Sunday. At a ceremony to announce the new street names for the neighborhood at old Candlestick Park, the 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback nervously rejected the proposed “Joe Montana Drive.” He politely requested that the lasting piece of real estate be renamed “Montana-Clark Drive,” forever linking him with the …

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Timeline of Steve Kerr’s health-related absences

The Warriors are not yet sure whether coach Steve Kerr’s latest health issues are related to his previous back concerns. Still, it’s helpful to know how Kerr’s health has affected his time with Golden State. Here’s a timeline: Back surgery right after 2015 title Not long after the Warriors won the 2015 NBA championship, Kerr had surgery to fix a …

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