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Sports Night: Lynch fits in with Raiders

Raiders: Lynch ‘really soaking up the system’ at OTAs

New Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch is mostly an observer at OTA practices this week. His teammates say Lynch is already a positive presence.

49ers: Who inspired Thomas’ jersey number?

Most 49ers fans will recognize Solomon Thomas’ jersey number, 94, as the one Justin Smith wore for seven seasons with San Francisco. However, Smith isn’t the reason why the third overall pick chose those digits.

What Seahawks fans are saying about Kaepernick

Seattle Seahawks fans take to Twitter to share thoughts on former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick possibly joining the team.

NBA announces 2019 All-Star Game will be held in Charlotte

The annual midseason event was to be held in the North Carolina city this year, but the NBA moved it to New Orleans due to a discriminatory state law. Social media reacted to the announcement.

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Giants: Rizzo homers twice as Cubs beat S.F.

Anthony Rizzo hits two home runs, Kyle Hendricks tosses seven strong innings and the Cubs hang on to beat the visiting Giants 5-4 on Wednesday. Denard Span and Mac Williamson hit homers for the Giants.

A’s: Gray fans 11, Davis homers in win over Marlins

Sonny Gray strikes out a season-high 11 over seven innings in his best start in two years, and Khris Davis homers to help the A’s beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Wednesday in Oakland.

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Auto racing: Nevada City’s Rossi defied pitfalls last year by relying on strategy

Nevada City’s Alexander Rossi was the first rookie since 2001 to win the Indianapolis 500. He tries to be the first American since 1971 to repeat.

Auto racing: Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Robert Yates, a NASCAR Cup champion as both an engine builder and owner, will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame along with four others. The induction ceremony for the Class of 2018 will be in January in Charlotte, N.C.

Soccer: Manchester United beats Ajax to win Europa League

Manchester United gives its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League by beating Ajax 2-0 in the final. The English city was plunged into tragedy Monday when 22 people were killed by a bomb attack at a concert in the city center.

Golf: Woods feeling no pain, wants to compete again – in time

Tiger Woods said he had fusion surgery on his back because he could no longer tolerate the pain, and that he wants to get back on the PGA Tour. “There’s no hurry,” Woods said. “But, I want to say unequivocally, I want to play professional golf again.”

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