Receiving stellar pitching performances from Dylan Carlson in the first game and Christian Scott in the winner-take-all clincher, Elk Grove High School sweeps top-seeded Oak Ridge 6-2 and 6-2 on Friday night to repeat as the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North champions.
On June 9 last year, Giants pitcher Chris Heston threw a no-hitter in New York against the Mets and became the king of San Francisco. In Heston’s last start, which was Thursday night in Sacramento, he pitched six shutout innings for the River Cats for his first victory of the Triple-A season. Now Heston hopes to repeat his last performance and get back to the majors.
Matt Cain becomes the Giants’ latest hamstring injury casualty in a 5-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
A’s pitcher Sean Manaea continues to feel more comfortable every time he takes the mound. He has another solid outing but the offense was stymied and Oakland suffers another disappointing loss.
For LeBron James, it’s six straight trips to the NBA Finals. James scores 33 points and the Cavaliers advance to their second straight NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.
The San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins are built around speed and have used that pace to get themselves within four victories of the NHL title trophy. See the Three Stars, Stanley Cup Final schedule, social-media reactions and more.
It was no surprise this week when 49ers defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil said Gerald Hodges and Michael Wilhoite were competing for one of the starting spots at inside linebacker. O’Neil added a third name to the mix: Ray-Ray Armstrong.
Republic FC scored two goals through its first six USL matches in going 2-3-1. Sacramento has scored 13 goals in its past five matches, going 4-0-1.
Kyle Larson believes he’s on the verge of kicking in the door and getting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win. Whether his momentum is enough on Sunday night in the Coca-Cola 600 – NASCAR’s longest race of the year – remains to be seen.
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