After several injuries, including a concussion, that limited him to seven games in 2014, 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis announced in June 2015 that he was retiring from the NFL. On Monday, he requested reinstatement from the league.
DeMarcus Cousins had mixed emotions over his ample time to prepare for his Olympic debut. He welcomed the chance to take care of nagging injuries and get into prime condition. But he wished he could have done that after playing in the postseason, something he’s never experienced in six seasons with the Kings.
The city of Sacramento has launched an eleventh-hour effort to brighten up downtown to make it less scary to the thousands of pedestrians who will hit the streets around Golden 1 Center when it opens this fall.
Famed former basketball player Dennis Rodman is considered a person of interest in a hit-and-run collision that occurred on the I-5 freeway in Santa Ana, Calif., a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Friday.
Ryan Dull replaced A’s starter Jesse Hahn in the eighth inning and allowed a ying home run, negating Hahn’s shutout. But designated hitter Billy Butler answered with a go-ahead homer in the bottom of the eighth to give the A’s a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays and ensure Hahn’s outing was not entirely wasted.
While the scandal of Russian doping threatens to be one of the main talking points of the Rio Olympics, other countries are slipping under the radar despite sharing the tainted legacy of the Soviet sports system.