Posts Tagged California

Ross, Padres beat Cain and Giants 2-1

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Friday, April 18, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyson Ross held the San Francisco Giants to four hits and struck out nine in eight scoreless innings, and the San Diego Padres won 2-1 Friday night to hand Matt Cain his third straight loss.

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Warriors and Clippers take dislike to playoffs

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers, right, confers with Clippers guard Jamal Crawford during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  Crawford scored 34 points as the Trail Blazers won 110-104. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don’t like each other, they’re a lot alike in some ways.

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Hertl has impressive playoff debut for Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl made an impressive playoff debut for the San Jose Sharks with a goal and an assist against the same Los Angeles Kings team that almost ended his season.

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Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

In this Dec. 25, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, left, fights with Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and Darren Collison (2) look on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif.  The alley-oops in Lob City, the deep 3-pointers by the Splash Brothers and the overall bitterness between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors should make for one of the most entertaining series in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Whether the up-and-down style both teams play can carry either to a championship this year or in the future remains a topic of debate. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.

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Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) celebrates with Joe Pavelski, left, after Vlasic scored against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 17, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.

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