Steve Kerr weighs in on David West’s mystery comment: ‘I don’t know if anything would really blow your mind’

Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. OAKLAND — After the Warriors swept the Cavaliers in The Finals to win their third championship in four seasons, David West planted a seed of mystery during the champagne-filled celebration in the locker room. West said that there’s something big that reporters don’t know, something that would blow their minds when it’s unearthed. Said West: “I’m sure you guys will figure it out after a while. But we had some stuff going on.” Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr, however, said the mystery issue is more of a non-issue. “I don’t know if anything would really blow your mind,… Read More

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San Mateo County Fair culinary contest draws dedicated bakers

By 11 a.m. Saturday, the line going into the San Mateo County Fair had already snaked around the bend. But the rush began long before that. Starting at 7 a.m., bakers from every corner of the Bay Area arrived with their freshly made bake goods for the culinary arts judges’ taste buds. As is tradition, the baked goods winners are selected before the fair opens on its first day. Which means all baking entrants must have their samples in by 9 a.m. “I baked my cake on Friday night,” said second-year entrant Caroline Lim, 12, from San Mateo. “And my cookies this morning. Last year, I got second with my… Read More

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White Sox OF Avisail Garcia set to start rehab assignment

CHICAGO — White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia is set to start a minor league rehab assignment as he works his way back from a strained right hamstring. General manager Rick Hahn says the 2017 All-Star will begin rehab with Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday and will need at least seven to 10 days before he is activated. Garcia has not played since April 23. He is batting .233 with four RBIs in 18 games after hitting .330 and driving in 80 runs a year ago. Hahn also says outfielder Leury Garcia (sprained left knee) is just about ready to go on a rehab assignment, though the White Sox don’t have a… Read More

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Trump’s endgame with North Korea could end up looking a lot like the Iran deal

President Trump’s team has already relayed to Congress that a potential deal with North Korea will be subject to congressional approval. If an agreement does not rise to the level of a treaty, it could go down the path of the Iran deal, which was an executive agreement. Lawmakers want any agreement to hit multiple points, like denuclearization and tackling North Korea’s human-rights abuses. WASHINGTON — Lawmakers want President Donald Trump to come home from the historic summit with North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un in Singapore with enough diplomatic progress that will ultimately lead to an official treaty ready for the Senate to ratify with a two-thirds majority vote.… Read More

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Kobe Bryant on his ESPN show “Detail”: It’s “not for simple-minded people”

Kobe Bryant has a simple message for those who have poked fun at his new show: Don’t waste your time. “It’s just not for them,” Bryant told The Washington Post in a phone interview last week. “They have simple minds. The show is not for simple-minded people, the people that do that sort of stuff. They’ve got to grow up. We’re looking at this show from a deeper level.” That was in response to a question about the “Kobe curse” — a phenomenon that has developed over the course of the 10-episode installment of the first season of “Detail,” Bryant’s new show for ESPN’s new digital streaming service, ESPN+. The… Read More

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