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Sports Night: A’s walk off winners again

A’s: For second day in a row, Oakland walks off with win over Detroit

Ryon Healy belts a two-run home run to win it for the A’s, who score three times in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday to beat the Detroit Tigers.

Giants: After being trounced and swept by Reds, it’s off to face Mets

The Giants are outscored 31-5 in losing all three games in Cincinnati. Next up are the Mets, who are struggling on and off the field.

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49ers: Cannon fired – rookie receiver following minicamp

The 49ers on Sunday waive rookie receiver K.D. Cannon, who didn’t get drafted but who was a priority free agent for the team.

NASCAR: No victory for Kyle Larson, but he extends his Cup series lead

Elk Grove native Kyle Larson finishes 12th on Sunday at Talladega, but the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series leader gets more separation at the top.

NBA playoffs: Harden, Rockets rout Spurs to tie series

James Harden scores 28 points and the Houston Rockets rebound from consecutive losses to beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-104 on Sunday and tie the Western Conference semifinal at 2-2.

NBA playoffs: James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors

LeBron James scores 35 points, Kyrie Irving adds 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers complete a four-game sweep of Toronto, beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday in Toronto.

NBA playoffs: Wizards use 26-0 run to rout Celtics, tie series

Bradley Beal scores 29 points and Washington Wizards use a 26-0 third-quarter run to beat the Boston Celtics 121-102 on Sunday to tie the second-round series at two games apiece.

Boxing: Alvarez, Golovkin eager for September megafight

At long last, Canelo Alvarez is ready to give boxing fans what they want. Minutes after defeating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday, it was announced that Alvarez will square off with Gennady Golovkin on Sept. 16, which is Mexican Independence Day.

NHL playoffs: Predators reach first Western final in team history, ousting Blues

Ryan Johansen scores the game-winning goal 3:15 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators advance to their first Western Conference final in franchise history by beating the St. Louis Blues 3-1 to take the series 4-2.

Cautionary fraud tale for pro athletes with sudden wealth

Clients of a financial planner recently sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $3 million from wealthy athletes serve as a cautionary tale for the instant millionaires who now know where they’ll be playing professional football after the NFL draft.

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