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Warriors’ star pushes way into ranking of NBA’s elite, but …

By TED SILLANPAA Twitter @tedsillanpa Golden State Warriors fans and the folks paid to write and talk about the team are drunk on the exploits of guard Stephen Curry. He has turned in an unforgettable performance or two in the postseason against the Denver Nuggets. It could be that those “MVP! MVP!” chants that rocked the arena in Oakland will eventually be declarative statements of fact. On Monday afternoon, a little high myself on the memory of Curry’s 22-point third-quarter… Read More »

Son’s return to mound shows every recovery isn’t about PEDs

By TED SILLANPAA on Twitter @TedSillanpa My 17-year-old son pitched a scoreless inning, striking out two, in his official return to the mound 11 months after he underwent elbow reconstruction surgery. He’s one of those elite-level prospects who was being recruited by some Pac-12 Conference baseball coaches even while he was rehabilitating his elbow over the winter. So, to say he’s back at 100 percent of what folks believe he can be would be untrue. Just to see him on… Read More »