The Kings beat the Houston Rockets 77-68 Monday at the Thomas & Mack Center to win the NBA Summer League title, but the championship took a back seat to player development in the big picture.

The 49ers have built the first sports stadium in the country to be awarded LEED Gold status upon completion, owner Jed York announced on Monday via Twitter. A LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification is recognized as the premier mark of achieving environmentally friendly architecture. The Ravens -- whom the 49ers will visit next month -- have the NFL’s only other LEED Gold building. They got it by retrofitting M&T Bank Stadium last year.

We continue to examine the 49ers’ most intriguing training-camp battles today with a look at what has been one of the most stable spots in recent years, the offensive line.

The Rise Guys, a longtime fixture on Sacramento radio, are returning to the local airwaves on ESPN 1320 beginning July 28.

Ray McCallum hadn’t been a big-time scorer through six summer league games.

Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.

Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires going on in probate court over the proposed sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Cliff Lee isn't going anywhere if he pitches like this.

The San Francisco Giants have signed former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract.

Graham Smith played for the Baggies in England’s top soccer division for a season

In every way but on the scoreboard, Republic FC outplayed the Baggies from the English Premier League in the friendly.

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation limiting full-contact football practice for California teenagers, his office announced Monday.

Barring a disaster for him on French roads from now until Sunday, the man who looks set to win the Tour de France says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague.

Daric Barton had a two-run single in Sacramento’s three-run first inning, and the River Cats went on to beat the host El Paso Chihuahuas 6-1 on Monday night to end a three-game losing streak.

NFL analyst and former coach Tony Dungy rightfully is being slammed for comments he made to the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune about Michael Sam, who became the league’s first openly gay player when the Rams selected him in the seventh round of the draft in May.

Ray McCallum scored a game-high 29 points as the Kings rallied from down eight in the fourth quarter for a 77-68 win to claim the championship game of the 2014 NBA Summer League.

The undrafted forward has been impressive in the NBA Summer League and might land an invitation to training camp.

The Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Monday, topping a flurry of transactions as the team prepares to open a three-game series against the Phillies in Philadelphia today.

Over the next three days, I’ll try to hit on the most intriguing battles in 49ers training camp, which gets underway with a Thursday practice.

There was a common theme to the players the Oakland Raiders brought in this offseason.

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