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Sports Night: Warriors sweep Jazz away

NBA playoffs: Curry’s 30 lead Warriors to sweep of Jazz

Stephen Curry scores 30 and the Golden State Warriors complete a four-game, second-round sweep of the Utah Jazz with a 121-95 victory Monday night.

Kings: Sources say Gay will opt out of final year of his contract

NBA sources say Rudy Gay has told the Kings he plans to walk away from the $14 million owed to him next season and become an unrestricted free agent.

Warriors-Cavaliers III coming? Both teams look strong this postseason

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers have met in the last two NBA Finals, each winning one title. Will the teams play again this season? They both look the part, each going 8-0 in this postseason to reach their conference finals.

49ers: Team parts ways with RB Harris, sign three tryout players

The 49ers on Monday released running back DuJuan Harris, who re-signed as a free agent in late March, and receiver K.D. Cannon, who came on last week.

Elk Grove graduate Letuligasenoa signs training-camp contract with Packers

Former Elk Grove High and Cal Poly lineman Josh Letuligasenoa signs a contract to join the Green Bay Packers at training camp in July.

Raiders: Oakland signs three players after rookie camp tryouts

The Raiders have signed linebackers Najee Harris and LaTroy Lewis and defensive end Chris Casher to three-year contracts after tryouts at the team's rookie minicamp.

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A’s: Lowrie gives Oakland its third straight walk-off win

Jed Lowrie hits his second home run of the game with two outs in the 11th inning and the A’s beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 for their third consecutive walk-off victory.

A’s first baseman Alonso named American League Player of the Week

Yonder Alonso hit five home runs and drove in 10 while hitting .409 in six games. He’s already tied his career high in homers for a season with nine.

Giants: Walker’s single in ninth lifts Mets to victory

Neil Walker hits a game-ending single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets put controversy aside to beat the reeling Giants 4-3 for their seventh win in 10 games. San Francisco has lost five of six and has the worst record in the National League at 11-22.

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Hometown Report: Book it at Notre Dame: Oak Ridge graduate impresses at QB

Ian Book is locked in as the No. 2 quarterback at Notre Dame, a big deal to Irish coach Brian Kelly, who raves about the Oak Ridge High graduate.

High school notes: Proud alum keeps McClatchy’s baseball team in the playoffs

As a boy, Mike de Necochea would scale fences to sneak into McClatchy sporting events. Now he has his own set of keys as the veteran baseball coach. The Lions will be in the playoffs for the 11th consecutive season.

Cycling: Huffman keeps the faith heading into Amgen Tour of California

Local cyclist Evan Huffman, who will lead Rally Cycling in the Amgen Tour of California, looks to continue his recent breakthrough success. He credits his faith as a factor in his success.

NHL playoffs: Capitals overwhelm Penguins to force Game 7

Andre Burakovsky scores twice, Nicklas Backstrom picks up his sixth goal of the playoffs and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Monday night to force a Game 7 in their Eastern Conference semifinal.

NHL playoffs: Draisaitl helps Oilers rout Ducks to set up Game 7

Leon Draisaitl has three goals and two assists, Mark Letestu gets two goals and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers cruise to a 7-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks, forcing a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series.

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