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Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson propel no-doubt Warriors past Spurs

OAKLAND, Calif. -- At the beginning of the night, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr called the San Antonio Spurs a "measuring stick" for any …

Winners and losers at the NBA trade deadline

At the end of Thursday's<p>NBAtrading deadline, players and draft picks were moving at such a frantic rate — particularly in the final hour — it was hard to keep track of all the roster changes.<p>When the dust settled, it marked one of the most active trading days in league history.<p>With less than two …

49ers shopping for speed at combine

INDIANAPOLIS — The 49ers’ need for a speedy wide receiver is so obvious that even ultra-secretive general manager Trent Baalke momentarily strayed from my-lips-are-sealed mode last week.<p>On Wednesday, Baalke came out and said it, perhaps because the 49ers’ offense screamed it during last year’s 8-8 …

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Brett Anderson believes Dodgers' gamble will pay off

On a recent day at the Dodgers' spring-training complex, <b>Brett Anderson</b> wondered how his career might have unfolded if not for the various injuries that kept him off the field in recent years.<p>Glancing over at <b>Clayton Kershaw</b>, Anderson said, "Obviously, in a perfect scenario, I'd be like my guy over …

Larry Sanders, Bucks agree to contract buyout, according to report

The talented but enigmatic center left a lot of money on the table to erase the remaining years of his contract.<p>Larry Sanders' roller coaster stint in Milwaukee finally came to an end. Sanders and the Bucks agreed to a buyout that will erase the three-plus years remaining on his contract, according …

Fire Alex Rodriguez? That's dumber than signing him to record deals

The Yankees are doing the right thing when it comes to Alex Rodriguez.<p>TAMPA, Fla. -- We can safely say the Yankees erred when they went back on their …

Unsung Hero Taj Gibson Is Quietly Responsible for Much of Bulls' Success

CHICAGO — Tom Thibodeau’s teams have always been defined by toughness. And no Chicago Bulls player has embodied that trait more over the last four-plus years, and received less credit for doing so, than Taj Gibson.<p>In a stretch of years that has featured no shortage of uncertainty and unfulfilled …

'That Blew My Mind': Raiding The Lead Belly Vault

The story of Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter reads like a parody of the brutal bluesman biography: Kill a man, go to prison — twice — then appeal for a pardon in a song. According to the legend, Lead Belly's undeniable talent convinced Texas Governor Pat Neff to let him go.<p>"The states all kinda got …

Putting Zaytown on the Map: Zaytoven on Producing Gucci, Migos, and the Sound of Atlantan Trap

We spoke with one of Atlanta's most elite producers about trap, Gucci, and Miley.<p>An important thing to know about Atlanta is nobody's actually from here. At any given point some 4/5 of the city's population is made up of transplants. And not just technical out-of-towners from suburbs like …

How to Date People in Bands

Spoiler: it kinda sucks.<p><i>This article was originally published on Noisey UK.</i><p>On-stage and bathed in sweat, musicians can be irresistible. There’s something about a human wielding an instrument and showing off what they can do with their fingers that's conducive to wanting to sit on their face and, at …

How Bill Murray and Laryngitis Helped Create Dan Deacon's New Album

We talked to the electronic experimentalist about his new LP ‘Gliss Riffer’.<p>The video for “Feel the Lightning”, the lead single from Dan Deacon’s new album <i>Gliss Riffer</i>, is pretty odd. It’s kinda like an episode of Sesame Street but directed by Mike Leigh, as a menagerie of unremarkable domestic …

Roasted Chicken Recipes

Roasted chicken is one of our favorite comfort foods<p>When the temperature drops, roasted chicken becomes a staple in our homes. It's such a comforting …

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The Best Long Reads of the Week, From Noma Tokyo to Burger King's Creepy Mascot

<b>Nice to Meat You</b><br>The New Inquiry<p>Perhaps the creepiest aspect of The King, however, is his mask. Were a normal actor, even a creepy one like Zach Galifianakis, to appear in some unsuspecting customer's bed, the effect would presumably be less alarming. This is because the static facial expression …

Service Industry Workers Suffer From Too Few Hours Between Shifts

Anyone who's spent time in the service industry is probably familiar with the concept of "clopenings" — that is, working the closing shift at a store or restaurant only to have to come right back in the morning to open it back up. Today <i>The New York Times</i> examines the prevalence of such scheduling …

Oscars 2015: our final predictions on who will win the big prizes

Oscars 2015,Oscars,Film,Culture,Boyhood,Whiplash,Birdman,The Imitation Game,The Theory of Everything,Into the Woods,Wild,Foxcatcher,Selma,Golden Globes,Awards and prizes,Baftas 2015,The Grand Budapest Hotel,American Sniper<p>The Oscars kick off this evening – and you can follow the action with us from …

DVDs and downloads: Fury, Serena, Effie Gray, Blackwood, Life Itself, Virunga and more

DVD and video reviews,Drama,Documentary,Horror,Brad Pitt,Dakota Fanning,Emma Thompson,Roger Ebert,Leos Carax,Film,Culture<p>With David Ayer’s Fury and a documentary profile of film critic Roger Ebert, the best of this week’s DVDs could have been Oscar contenders<p>After too many months of campaigning, …

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter review – quietly magnificent

There’s always room for another writing-directing brother act in cinema – the more oddball, the better. The Zellners of Austin, Texas have spent years accumulating an underground oeuvre that includes such titles as <i>Redemptitude</i>, <i>Aftermath on Meadowlark Lane</i> and their rather fine feature <i>Kid-Thing</i>. Now …