Nancy Lieberman held a variety of sports-related jobs before joining the Kings as an assistant. So what do Martina Navratilova, television commentating and the NBA Development League have in common? Here’s a hint: the initials are N.L.
The 49ers and Aldon Smith parting ways means the team has lost 10 starters from last season, and the impact will be felt in a variety of ways, including financial, team personnel, strategy and the legacy of general manager Trent Baalke.
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Aaron Brooks will have a hard time forgetting his first trip to Toronto as a member of the Royals – there was something about a missing passport, a hastily purchased pair of cleats, and a too-quick return to Triple A. He’ll return to Toronto next week, but he’ll do it as a member of the A’s. A successful one, at that. So far.
Cubs rookie Kris Bryant homers and has three RBIs as Chicago hands the visiting Giants their third loss in a row and their fifth in seven games.
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The host Fresno Grizzlies take an 11-0 lead after three innings and coast to a 12-2 victory over the River Cats, who suffer their fourth straight loss.
Midfielder Rony Argueta scores in the third minute, and the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC hold on to defeat Republic FC 1-0 in a key USL match at Bonney Field. In front of an announced sellout crowd of 11,442, Colorado Springs (12-7-2, 38 points) moves into first place in the tightly contested Western Conference.
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