Fans who have been reading about Brian Hoyer’s training-camp heroics probably are wondering what the fuss is about.
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits on the bench while the anthem was played before Oakland’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
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Colin Kaepernick remains without a spot on an NFL roster. The NAACP and dozens of New York City police officers have rallied in support of him this week.
Concern about CTE and brain injuries is having a chilling effect on participation in high school football. State and nationwide numbers reflect a consistent downturn, and many parents are nudging their kids toward other sports.
Sacramento Republic FC’s stretch of seven USL matches without a loss ends Saturday night with a 2-1 defeat against Reno 1868 FC at Papa Murphy’s Park.
Collin McHugh throws six innings, Marwin Gonzalez hits a two-run single, and the Houston Astros defeat the Oakland A’s 3-0. The A’s end up on the victim end of six double plays.
Ty Kelly hits a grand slam, former Sacramento State star Rhys Hoskins hits a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies snap a six-game losing streak, beating the San Francisco Giants 12-9 Saturday night. Denard Span hits an inside-the-parker for his ninth homer of the season.
Umpires at the Kansas City Royals’ game Saturday night all wore white wristbands as part of a protest by umpires across Major League Baseball. It is in protest of what their unions calls “escalating attacks on umpires.”
Three minor-league baseball games will take place during Monday’s total eclipse, with two promising an “eclipse delay.”
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