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Curry Top 25 of All Time? Laughable

Joshua Kelly, The Sports Quotient

Davis Happy to Roll Dice on Las Vegas

Brent Schrotenboer, USA Today

Kaep Out of Control Regarding Future

Matt Maiocco, CSN Bay Area

In ESPN’s All-Time #NBArank, Golden State Warrior’s point guard Stephen Curry was ranked as the 23rd best player in NBA history. Even though he has played only 6 NBA sea...(full article)

So the Sacramento Kings, who don’t know what they’re doing on any day, have decided after being ready to fire head coach George Karl after each of the last three road g...(full article)

When George Karl joined the Sacramento Kings in February 2015 and coached his first game against Boston, he was greeted with a standing ovation from a fanbase that had campaigned h...(full article)

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis really likes the Las Vegas market. “It’s absolutely an NFL city,” Davis told USA TODAY Sports Friday. He even listed some reasons: “It’s ...(full article)

Colin Kaepernick left little room for interpretation when asked if he wanted to be back with the 49ers in 2016. The question was designed for a “yes” or “no&rdquo...(full article)

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