Sports Night: Hoyer has rough night

49ers: Hoyer, starters flop against Broncos backups

Fans who have been reading about Brian Hoyer’s training-camp heroics probably are wondering what the fuss is about.

Raiders: Marshawn Lynch sits once again during national anthem

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits on the bench while the anthem was played before Oakland’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.

NFL: Kaepernick saga has NAACP and police rallying, items heading to Smithsonian

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.

Voisin: Should your kid play football? Concussion fears threaten to sideline high school teams

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.

Today’s video: San Juan High School takes part in Stanford University concussion study

Republic FC: Unbeaten streak ends with home loss to Reno

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.

A’s: McHugh throws 6 innings in Astros’ 3-0 win over Oakland

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.

Giants: Kelly slam, Phillies beat S.F. 12-9 to end 6-game skid

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 across MLB wear white wristbands in protest

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.”

‘Total Eclipse of the Park’: 6 minor-league teams will play ball during the eclipse

Three minor-league baseball games will take place during Monday’s total eclipse, with two promising an “eclipse delay.”




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