Stephen Curry writes Game 2 off as a fluke, expects to return to MVP form

OAKLAND — There was a time not too long ago when LeBron James enjoyed the experience of watching a Stephen Curry shooting show in person as much as the next guy. In March of 2008, when James was five years into his legendary NBA career and the future MVP from the Golden State Warriors was the Davidson phenom who was impossible not to appreciate, the Cleveland Cavaliers star joined his…

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Ambidextrous Venditte hurls two shutout frames

  BOSTON — With two scoreless innings tucked in his pocket, capping a long-anticipated debut, the A’s Pat Venditte became the first full-time switch-pitcher in the modern era of Major League Baseball on Friday night. The A’s selected the ambidextrous reliever from Triple-A Nashville earlier in the day, and he arrived at Fenway Park just after game time following a taxing travel day to work the seventh and eighth innings…

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