NBA playoffs: Inside Klay Thompson’s “rivalry” with James Harden

Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. HOUSTON – The topic caused Warriors guard Klay Thompson to shake his head in amazement. He offered the same reaction when he swishes a 3-pointer or makes a defensive stop. Thompson will to try to fulfill that same job description when the Warriors (1-0) play against the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday. Thompson will do so against Houston guard James Harden, whose presence left Thompson expressing both nostalgia and appreciation for how it shaped his development. “It’s pretty wild,” Thompson said. “He’s been there for the biggest stage of almost… Read More

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Rockies Mailbag: Struggling offense has been a huge disappointment for Colorado

Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders posts his Rockies Mailbag every other week on Tuesdays during the season. Pose a Rockies — or MLB — related question for the Rockies Mailbag. As a Rockies fan, it is definitely time to panic because it looks like BB (Bud Black) and JB (Jeff Bridich) have their heads tucked away in a dark place while an inept offense wastes valuable, winnable games handed to them on a platter by their hard-working pitching staff. Is JB’s goal to “still be in it in September” so they can sell tickets when the Broncos usually steal away their beer and dog money or is it to… Read More

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Yale Students Demand Action After Racist Dorm Incident

Students are calling for Yale University to expel Sarah Braasch, the white student who called campus police on Lolade Siyonbola after she committed the unforgivable crime of napping in her own dormitory’s common room. Campus police said they checked Siyonbola’s ID against the university system and let her go, and later informed Braasch that her call was “not a police matter.” But the incident has set off a bigger conversation about what Yale graduate A.T. McWilliams called the “white space ” of his alma mater. How many more incidents like those in the Philadelphia Starbucks and the California Airbnb have to happen before something fundamentally changes? Siyonbola, a Black graduate… Read More

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Branson encourages resiliency for Alberta’s beleaguered energy industry

At a time when Alberta’s energy industry is facing significant challenges, British billionaire Sir Richard Branson says innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and a social conscience will be keys to moving forward. The 67-year-old business magnate and Virgin Group founder spoke Tuesday at Calgary’s Energy Disruptors Unite conference, telling the crowd at a packed Big Four building at Stampede Park that in business, “you either curl up and give up or you fight to survive.” “To me, business is a child, a baby. You’ve got people working there and in the same way you don’t throw your child out when things aren’t going well, you don’t really want to stop a business,”… Read More

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Tesla Model 3 production issues targeted in Morgan Stanley downgrade: report

Tesla’s much-hyped hope to bring electric vehicles to the masses suffered another blow, as production problems with the company’s purported entry-level car led to a downgrade from a Morgan Stanley analyst. The Palo Alto electric car maker has been taking a barrage of flak over Model 3 delays and other production issues. Now, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas has launched a missile at Tesla over issues with the sedan, versions of which are eventually to sell for $35,000. “We are making material reductions to our earnings estimates to reflect lingering manufacturing issues with the Model 3,” Jonas said in a Tuesday note to clients, according to a new report. “It… Read More

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Santa Clara’s current voting system isn’t fair, judge says

A judge on Tuesday said that Santa Clara’s current election system isn’t fair to minority voters in the city. “Based on the evidence presented at trial, the court finds that plaintiffs have proven by a preponderance of the evidence that the at-large method of election used by the city impairs the ability of Asians to elect candidates as a result of the dilution and abridgment of their rights as voters,” wrote Superior Court Judge Thomas Kuhnle. “Having found the City liable for violating the [California Voting Rights Act], this action will now proceed to the remedies phase.” A group of Asian Americans had sued Santa Clara last year claiming the… Read More

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