1. Young Warriors Well Ahead of Schedule After Upsetting Nuggets in NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors are not supposed to be here. A team that does not feature a relevant player over 30 years of age is now headed to the second round of the NBA playoffs after a 92-88 win in Game 6 over the Denver Nuggets Thursday night...

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  2. San Jose Sharks: Vigneault's Cheating Accusations Show Canucks' Desperation

    Whether or not the Vancouver Canucks ’ random cheating accusations against the San Jose Sharks are true or not, the Sharks in Game 1 were too fast, had too many scoring opportunities and had a goalie who was too locked in...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 5,857 reads 33 comments

  3. San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks: 5 Keys for Sharks to Win Playoff Series

    The San Jose Sharks played lackluster and uninspired hockey in the final game of the season against the Los Angeles Kings . Maybe the Sharks didn’t want to play the red-hot St...

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  4. San Jose Sharks' NHL Playoff Success Hinges on Home-Ice Advantage

    If Wednesday night’s 2-1 loss to the Coyotes in Phoenix was even more proof, the San Jose Sharks need the fourth seed and home-ice advantage in the playoffs if they are to make waves in the Western Conference playoffs...

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  5. San Jose Sharks: Analyzing the Western Conference Playoff Picture

    A season that includes two seven-game winning streaks and a seven-game losing streak makes for a pretty up and down year, but the San Jose Sharks are currently riding high as the lockout-shortened season enters its final stretch of games...

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  6. Grading the San Jose Sharks' 2013 NHL Trade Deadline

    San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson did not disappoint as the 2013 trade deadline came to a close on Wednesday...

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  7. Sharks Sticking to “Refresh” Not “Rebuild” with Clowe Trade to Rangers

    The San Jose Sharks made something clear on Tuesday: They intend to rid the team of the dead weight and promote a future of young prospects to refuel the franchise for years to come—all the while remaining competitive...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 1,551 reads 5 comments

  8. San Jose Sharks: Murray Traded to Penguins; Rebuilding Ahead?

    San Jose Sharks defenseman Douglas Murray was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins in return for two second-round draft picks in 2013 and 2014 Monday, giving the Penguins a physical ...

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  9. When Is It Time for the San Jose Sharks to Rebuild?

    The San Jose Sharks are on the bubble of the Western Conference playoff picture for the second season in a row, but missing the playoffs would be the best thing to happen to this franchise at the moment...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,494 reads 13 comments

  10. San Jose Sharks: Buying or Selling Doug Wilson's 'Panic Mode' at Trade Deadline

    San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson should be in panic mode. His team is in the middle of an offensive drought that could place them out of the realm of possibility of making the playoffs, after starting the season 7-0-0...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,299 reads 1 comments

  11. Should the San Francisco Giants Be Worried About Hector Sanchez?

    The news out of San Francisco Giants spring training has only been negative for backup catcher Hector Sanchez. The 23-year-old showed up overweight to camp , and injuries have limited his play during arguably the most crucial period of spring...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 3,344 reads 14 comments

  12. Brent Burns' Move to Forward Fueling the San Jose Sharks' Offense

    San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan is looking like a genius these days. After dropping three straight games, defenseman Brent Burns returned to the team not at the position ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 5,477 reads 3 comments

  13. Areas the San Jose Sharks Need to Address at the Trade Deadline

    Something needs to change in San Jose, and the trade deadline seems like the most opportune time to shake things up for the Sharks ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,174 reads 7 comments

  14. San Jose Sharks: McLellan and Wilson's Jobs Are Safe…for Now

    After a 7-0-0 start to the season, the San Jose Sharks are currently in jeopardy of missing the playoffs, as they are currently seventh in the Western Conference with a win over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday...

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  15. Report: San Jose Sharks in Search of Forward, Dan Boyle as Trade Bait?

    The San Jose Sharks won seven games then lost seven games, and now the true talent level of the team has been called into question...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 3,764 reads 35 comments

  16. Tim Kennedy Providing Spark to San Jose Sharks' Struggling Offense

    Tim Kennedy led the San Jose Sharks in shots on goal for the second straight game on Tuesday against the St. Louis Blues . This time, it led to a 2-1 victory and the first win for the Sharks in eight games...

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  17. San Jose Sharks' Early-Season Stock Report

    Once 7-0-0, the San Jose Sharks have now fallen to 7-3-3 and losers in their last six games. The early season has already seen the best and worst of the Sharks, with the improved ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 1,264 reads 1 comments

  18. San Jose Sharks: Ryane Clowe off to Slow Start in Contract Year

    Ryane Clowe had 35 penalty minutes in the San Jose Sharks ’ 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Jan. 27, and it brought to light a rather frustrating start to the season for Clowe ...

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  19. Golden State Warriors Struggling, Limping into All-Star Break

    Maybe it is the change of pace resulting from the return of Andrew Bogut . Maybe it is just a case of teams being flat-out better than them. Maybe they’re just tired...

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  20. Reality Check: Are the San Jose Sharks Falling Back to Earth?

    In the end, it was inevitable. The San Jose Sharks fast start has taken a hit in the past few games, turning a 7-0-0 start into a 7-2-1 record and losers in its last three games...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 1,150 reads 1 comments

  21. Harbaugh, 49ers Will Not Let Alex Smith Decide His Own Fate This Offseason

    Two days after losing the Super Bowl and blaming the referees, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said all the right things, blaming himself and the play-calling...

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  22. San Jose Sharks Feeding off Chemistry in Hot Start to Season

    The San Jose Sharks did not play with one another overseas during the NHL lockout. In fact, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton actually played against each other when Couture’s ...

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  23. Did Golden State Warriors Make Mistake Turning Down Rudy Gay Trade?

    The Golden State Warriors reportedly turned down an offer from the Memphis Grizzlies to land coveted small forward Rudy Gay this past week, and some may be surprised at the team’s decision...

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  24. Will New Ownership Lead to Dramatic Change for San Jose Sharks?

    Change is good, and the structure of the San Jose Sharks franchise changed dramatically on Wednesday. The Sharks have steamrolled the competition early in the lockout-shortened ...

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  25. 49ers Only Have So Many Options When It Comes to Alex Smith, Free Agency

    The 49ers are at a crossroads with Alex Smith . They can thank him for being a good teammate— despite replacing him as the starter—and release him before free agency ...

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