The Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins is in the perfect spot right now on Team USA. He is paying a temporary visit to hoops heaven. The seventh-year center is surrounded by talented colleagues, is a veteran of the national team program, and is coached by a Hall of Famer.
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Matt Cain hits a three-run homer during his first win in more than two months, and the Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7. Brandon Crawford has three hits and two RBIs as San Francisco wins for only the second time since the All-Star break.
Sonny Gray strikes out a season-high eight, overcomes one rough inning, and Josh Reddick homers and has three RBIs in a 6-3 road win over the Texas Rangers.
After 26 unsuccessful United States Golf Association qualifying attempts, Folsom amateur Dennis Dachtler, 58, qualifies for the U.S. Senior Open. Sacramento’s Kyle Davies puts grad school aside to give pro golf a whirl after a run of stellar play that includes qualifying for the U.S. Amateur.
Republic FC’s roster includes players from eight countries, and four main languages are spoken. Language barriers at times have caused issues when communicating during games, but the team uses soccer’s unique body language, ‘simple words’ and help from teammates to adjust.
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