Defense

Anderson Varejao #17 and J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate on the bench against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland,Ohio. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Cavs Players Not Named LeBron James That Warriors Fans Should Worry About

This NBA Finals series has been billed as LeBron James Vs. Stephen Curry, but the league’s most popular players might not be the ones who decide which team will hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy later this month. Warriors fans know about Harrison Barnes, Leandro Barbosa, Festus Ezeli and the other Warriors capable of stepping up an carrying the team when Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are off. But who, other than King James, can the Cavs count on to hit the clutch shot? Here are five names you need to know.

06/02/2015

Bacillus anthracis. This bacterium causes anthrax with malignant lesions that turn into eschars. If the contamination is not treated the illness spreads through the lymphatic system and the septicemia is rapidly deadly. Optical microscope x 2000. (Getty Images)

Live Anthrax Spores Possibly Sent To Stanford Lab; CDC Now Analyzing

A vial shipment sent to a Stanford lab last July may have contained small quantities of live anthrax spores, but officials say there is no threat to public safety.

05/28/2015

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter talks cyber strategy at Stanford University on April 23, 2015. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Courts Silicon Valley Tech Community To Lead New Military Cyber Strategy

He also unveiled that Defense Innovation Unit X will be located in Silicon Valley to scout for emerging technologies and to strengthen existing relationships.

04/23/2015

Image from YouTube video showing former police officer Michael Slager shooting Walter Scott in the back as he runs away. Inset: Scott during his Coast Guard years, Slager official police portrait. (Family photo/North Charleston Police Dept.)

SF-Based Indiegogo Hosts Crowdfunding For Defense Of Cop Accused In South Carolina Murder

San Francisco crowdfunding site Indiegogo is hosting a fundraiser to help pay for the defense of a police officer caught on camera gunning down a fleeing suspect in South Carolina – after a rival site rejected the attempt.

04/09/2015

Defensive end Darnell Dockett #90 of the Arizona Cardinals walks out onto the field before the NFL game against the Carolina Panthers at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Panthers 22-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Darnell Dockett Signing Is A Good Move For The 49ers

John Madden said if Justin Smith decides to return, he and newly signed Darnell Dockett will make for a formidable pair on the defensive line of the San Francisco 49ers.

03/05/2015

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the Pentagon October 30, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hagel Resigns As Defense Secretary Under Pressure

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular foreign policy team.

11/24/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 22: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

5 Fantasy Studs You Should Consider Benching For Week 1

Fantasy football week one is usually time to roll out the dream lineup you picked on draft day. Typically the injury bug hasn’t hit yet, and there is no bye week to cover, so just […]

09/05/2014

Outside linebacker K.J. Wright #50 of the Seattle Seahawks warms up prior to facing the Denver Broncos during preseason action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Seahawks 21-16. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Defenses To Draft

Will new “points of emphasis,” which may limit how defensive backs defend receivers, affect the physical Seahawks? Check back at midseason for an answer. For now, there’s no reason to think the Seahawks will surrender the top spot.

08/11/2014

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Gun Owner ‘Stood His Ground,’ Jury Agrees: Shooting Teen Was Not A Crime

A jury has found an Antioch gun owner not guilty in a landmark “Stand Your Ground” case happening exactly eight months to the day after George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Florida.

06/23/2014

tephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Tough Defense Wins The Day For Warriors

“At some point you have to give credit to defense,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “I know that’s a lot tougher in basketball because it’s the same guys playing offense and defense. But if that were football you’d give a lot of credit to defense.”

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