Conor McGregor connects a left hand to the jaw of Sacramento-based Chad Mendes, knocking him out 4:57 into the second round to win the championship at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night in front of a crowd heavily in favor of McGregor, a popular Irish fighter.
Jaime Villarreal, Ariel Lassiter, Andre Auras and Jack McBean each score a goal to lead LA Galaxy II to a 4-0 win over Republic FC, ruining Preki’s last match as Sacramento’s coach.
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In the span of a few days, Kings vice president Vlade Divac executes a series of moves that include a controversial trade, three significant free-agent signings, and a deal that secures the return of one of the team’s most popular players. Whether those moves were prudent or ill-advised, make no mistake: They were Divac’s decisions.
Former UC Davis standout Corey Hawkins hopes to play Sunday for the Kings’ summer-league team, but he says he won’t rush it.
The return of Hunter Pence after a 30-game absence caused by wrist tendinitis has boosted the Giants at the plate – and in the clubhouse.
Angel Pagan and Matt Duffy each drive in two runs in the sixth inning and the Giants rally to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-5.
The Giants have had lots of success at AT&T Park, but this season has been different. They were just 23-22 going into Saturday night’s game against the Phillies. The Bee’s Matt Kawahara compares the Giants’ performance at home and on the road.
Billy Butler’s two-run double with the bases loaded breaks a tie in the eighth inning as the A’s defeat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 to end a three-game losing streak.
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Adam Duvall slugs three solo home runs in his first three at-bats in the River Cats’ 7-3 loss to the Fresno Grizzlies at Raley Field.
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