1. The Golden State Warriors are younger, faster and hotter than the San Antonio Spurs, to that, there is no doubt. But to think the Warriors want anything to do with the two-time defending world champions is to underestimate the power of Old Man Mean that is Tim Duncan. The Warriors’ bets hopes of getting past the Spurs? Hope they never have to see them, which is another way of saying Go Clippers!
2. Letter from the Why Baseball Is Still Awesome Dept.: Dear Class-A player, give a smile and toss a BP ball to three kids in the cheap seats, and you’ll have memory-smitten fans for life. Signed, My Three Kids.
3. The San Francisco Giants can lose 100 games for all we care; three World Series rings in five years has a way of making off years less teeth-gnashing. But if they can keep sweeping your Los Angeles Dodgers like they did last week? Well, that just makes all the losing wash down that much easier.