Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt romps in what he says is likely his last Olympic individual race Thursday night, but he finishes in 19.78 seconds, .59 short of his own world record – the one he said he really wanted to break.
Brazilian police say that swimmer Ryan Lochte and three U.S. teammates were not robbed after a night of partying, and the intoxicated athletes instead vandalized a gas station bathroom and were questioned by armed guards before they paid for the damage and left.
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The 49ers’ solution to having two players capable of starting at right tackle may be to move one of them to right guard, which is where veteran tackle Anthony Davis found himself for eight plays during a scrimmage with the Broncos.
Coach Chip Kelly says Colin Kaepernick will not play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Broncos, but the hope is to have the 49ers quarterback practice in full next week and play against the Packers on Aug. 26.
Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helps propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 exhibition win over the Raiders. Lacy has nine carries for 45 yards, capped by a one-yard touchdown dive on third-and-goal, to highlight a 14-play, 74-yard drive to start the game.
Bay Area sports anchor Kate Scott is working as the 49ers’ radio play-by-play announcer during the first two weeks of the NFL preseason. She hopes for good reviews and more opportunities.
Madison Bumgarner hits a go-ahead two-run homer off Jacob deGrom in the fourth inning – moments after giving up a grand slam – and the Giants come back from four runs down to beat the New York Mets 10-7 on Thursday night.
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