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Sports Night: 49ers’ Davis retiring again?

49ers: Anthony Davis misses practice, status uncertain as opener looms

Offensive lineman Anthony Davis does not practice Saturday and at one point considers retiring for the second time in 15 months. Davis abruptly retired in June of last year, missed the 2015 season, and returned before training camp this year.

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Raiders: New Orleans braces for rising Oakland in season opener

The Oakland Raiders haven’t had a winning season since 2002, but coach Jack Del Rio has a team that appears to be sprinkled with up-and-coming stars who are trending up. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken notice. “They are extremely talented and they have a great quarterback, who I think we all look at and say this guy will be one of the best quarterbacks in the league,” Brees said, referring to Oakland’s Derek Carr.

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A’s: Graveman hit hard in loss to Mariners

Kendall Graveman allows a career-high eight earned runs Saturday in a 14-3 loss to the visiting Seattle Mariners. Still, he has emerged this year as one of the A’s top starting pitchers. Graveman has a goal of pitching a career-high 180 innings this season.

Giants: Pence, Cueto lead in rout of Diamondbacks

Hunter Pence scores four runs and has three hits, including a solo home run, and Johnny Cueto pitches seven solid innings to lead the Giants to an 11-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. Pence is the first major leaguer to score four runs in consecutive games since David Wright of the Mets did so in August 2005.

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UC Davis: Big-play Aggies top Southern Oregon

Manusamoa Luuga has a 90-yard touchdown run, tied for the second longest in school history, Ramon Vargas catches a 65-yard touchdown pass from Ben Scott and the UC Davis defense produces five turnovers in a 52-35 win over visiting Southern Oregon.

Sac State: Fresno State rolls in fourth quarter of rout

Sacramento State sophomore quarterback Nate Ketteringham, pulled late in the game, is held to 9-of-25 passing for 89 yards in a 31-3 loss to Fresno State.

NASCAR: Hamlin wins again at Richmond but Newman steals spotlight

It was yet another Denny Hamlin runaway for Joe Gibbs Racing in what turned out to be an anticlimactic end to NASCAR’s regular season. The fireworks came off the track at Richmond International Raceway, where Tony Stewart intentionally wrecked Ryan Newman, who later called Stewart “bipolar,” said the retiring race car driver had anger issues.

U.S. Open: Kerber tops Pliskova for women’s title

Angelique Kerber bookends her Grand Slam breakout year in dramatic fashion, winning the U.S. Open in three sets. The second-seeded Kerber fights back from a 3-1 deficit in the decisive set, beating No. 10 Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.

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Republic FC: Sacramento draws with LA Galaxy II, extends unbeaten streak

Wilson Kneeshaw’s goal in the 83rd minute helps Republic FC draw 1-1 with LA Galaxy II and extend its unbeaten streak to nine matches.

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