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Sports Night: Larson a lock in Michigan

NASCAR: Larson loves Michigan. The Elk Grove native shows it again in Sunday’s race.

Kyle Larson takes advantage of an overtime restart Sunday to get his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season. It’s his third consecutive victory at the track.

High schools: Elk Grove Unified flavor dots next installment of Bee’s football rankings

The growth of Elk Grove is reflective in its school district that includes traditional high school football teams and upstart programs. Here are teams 11-15 of The Bee’s top 20 rankings.

NFL: He stands, or sits in this case, for injustice: How Michael Bennett seeks equality

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman sat during the national anthem before a game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, a day after the Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch also protested the anthem.

Today’s video: NBC’s Megyn Kelly throws out first pitch at Durham Bulls game

Giants: Stratton strikes out career-high 10 in opener, Nationals walk off with win in nightcap

Chris Stratton strikes out a career-high 10 in 6 2/3 shutout innings as the Giants win 4-2 in the doubleheader opener, but Howie Kendrick hits a game-ending grand slam in the 11th inning to cap a 6-2 win for the Washington Nationals.

A’s: Chapman's 3-run homer in 5-run 4th rallies Oakland past Orioles

Matt Chapman hits a tiebreaking three-run homer off Jeremy Hellickson in a five-run fourth inning, and the A’s overcome an early two-run deficit to beat the visiting Baltimore Orioles 9-3.

‘Everybody was happy to see that’: Former Hornets star gets first hit in majors

Former Sacramento State slugger Rhys Hoskins gets his first major-league hit Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, with the Philadelphia Phillies, a single to right.

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Republic FC: Sacramento extends unbeaten streak after beating Portland Timbers 2

Wilson Kneeshaw scores the lone goal in the contest to lead Republic FC over host Portland Timbers 2 1-0.

Golf: Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

Justin Thomas closes with a 3-under 68 on Sunday at Quail Hollow to win the PGA Championship, his first major victory.

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