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Sports Night: Area cyclist wins Amgen Tour stage

Amgen Tour of California: El Dorado Hills rider scores ‘incredible’ win

With the hard-charging peloton chasing them down, Evan Huffman, a former multi-sport athlete at Elk Grove High School, sprinted clear of the five-man break and threw his arms up at the finish line, winning the fourth stage in dramatic fashion Wednesday.

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NBA playoffs: Warriors chasing a different kind of history

The Golden State Warriors have won their first 10 games of the NBA playoffs and there’s no reason to believe the San Antonio Spurs can stop them.

Cavs rout Celtics in Game 1 of East finals

LeBron James had 38 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 117-104 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Jason Jones’ lottery mock draft: Kings prioritizing point guard

The Boston Celtics could snag high-scoring guard Markelle Fultz after winning the NBA draft lottery. See who the Kings could pick.

Giants: Cueto, Grandal work out differences after benches cleared

Johnny Cueto thought Yasmani Grandal was stealing signs at second base from Giants catcher Buster Posey after a first-inning double. Grandal figured Cueto was throwing at his head in the third out of frustration and retaliation.

A’s: Bergman has best career start in Seattle’s win over Oakland

Christian Bergman pitched into the eighth inning for the best start of his career, Jean Segura extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a two-run single and the Seattle Mariners beat the A’s 4-0.

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Soccer: Republic FC breaks scoring drought

It had been, in the words of coach Paul Buckle, “an age” since Republic FC scored a goal. The scoreless streak had reached six games going into Wednesday’s second-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matchup against FC Anahuac, spanning 563 minutes of play.

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