Yasiel Puig’s three-run homer highlights a five-run first inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers rout the Giants 9-3 on Wednesday night, extending their N.L. West lead to six games with 10 remaining.
If the A’s are optimistic about the future, the performance of three inexperienced starters this week illustrates one reason. The series, though, also reinforces the meaning of potential, as the A’s get swept by Houston with a 6-5 loss Wednesday.
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The phrase “repetitive accuracy” has become a refrain for 49ers coach Chip Kelly, something he’s identified as the most important trait for his quarterbacks. But after two games, that repetitive accuracy has been missing for Kelly and the 49ers.
The Seahawks and 49ers still might be fierce rivals on the field, but one Seattle player praises quarterback Colin Kaepernick for focusing attention on racial injustice and police brutality. “It’s across the country right now,” wide receiver Doug Baldwin says. “Obviously, we wouldn’t be having this conversation if it wasn’t for him bringing it to light.”
Despite Las Vegas’ momentum and money to lure the Raiders to southern Nevada, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s pro-Oakland comments have given East Bay Raiders fans hope.
Even though Latavius Murray is getting the ball less for the Oakland Raiders, he’s doing much more when he has it.
One month into the high school football season, one thing is certain: nothing is for certain. The race is officially on for teams to try to reach what often is the requirement for a playoff berth: at least six wins, including at least two in league play, which begins Friday.
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