DeMarcus Cousins has a warm greeting for former Kings coach Michael Malone but no interaction with current coach George Karl at a Las Vegas summer league game.
If now-former Republic FC coach Preki was the best thing that has happened to soccer in Sacramento, don’t be surprised if it is surpassed by his leaving, with the publicity it’s getting, especially in the United Kingdom.
Before Sunday’s 4-2 win over the visiting Philadelphia Phillies, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Tim Hudson will rejoin the starting rotation after the All-Star break but did not say which starter will give up his spot. After another solid effort by Chris Heston, you can figure the rookie’s job is safe.
Oakland starter Sonny Gray throws a complete-game, two-hit shutout against the host Cleveland Indians to improve to 10-3. He won’t pitch in Tuesday’s All-Star Game, however, because of the timing of his most recent start.
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After Conor McGregor stunned Sacramento-based Chad Mendes on a technical knockout with three seconds left in the second round Saturday night in Las Vegas, it’s no surprise Mendes wants another shot at McGregor.
Fresno deals the River Cats a 5-3 loss at Raley Field, and takes the five-games series 4-1. The River Cats hit the All-Star break – yes, the Pacific Coast League has one also – with a 39-52 record. They trail the division-leading Grizzlies by 14 games.
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