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Sports Night: 7 minutes all Republic needs

Republic FC: Seven minutes are enough to get the job done

Sacramento Republic FC scores three goals in a seven-minute span, then holds on to beat LA Galaxy II 3-2 in a USL match Sunday night in Carson.

NASCAR: Harvick wins at Sonoma for first victory of season

Kevin Harvick races to his first victory of the season, easily beating Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Clint Bowyer on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. Elk Grove native Kyle Larson finishes 26th.

Sacramento bids farewell to Track and Field championships. Are Olympic Trials coming?

USA Track and Field will soon announce its host city for the 2020 Olympic Trials. Sacramento is a finalist, along with Walnut and Eugene, Ore.

Track and field: Healthy after kidney transplant, Merritt returns to worlds

Aries Merritt will be making a return to the world championships. This time, with a working kidney. The world-record holder finished second behind Aleec Harris in the 110-meter hurdles at the U.S. track and field championships Sunday.

Today’s video: A’s, Giants on opposite ends of three-game weekend sweeps

A’s: Gray goes 7 innings in Oakland’s win over White Sox

Sonny Gray pitches four-hit ball over seven innings, Adam Rosales and Matt Joyce hit back-to-back homers in the ninth and the A’s rally to beat the host Chicago White Sox 5-3 Sunday and compete a three-game sweep.

Giants: Rivera helps power Mets to a sweep in S.F.

Rene Rivera homers twice, Rafael Montero pitches into the sixth inning in a spot start and the visiting New York Mets sweep the sliding Giants with an 8-2 victory Sunday.

How did Ryder Jones prepare for the show? By playing ‘MLB The Show’

Giants third baseman Ryder Jones faced New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom on Saturday. To prepare for the debut, he practiced Friday with a video game.

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Big3 begins: 3-on-3 basketball league has close games, not much Iverson

Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 basketball league debuts Sunday in New York with some close games. Former Kings star Jason Williams is injured during a game but is expected to be OK.

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