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Golf: Champ is first from area ever named to U.S. Walker Cup team – highest amateur honor

Cameron Champ of Sacramento parlayed a strong summer into a spot on an international golf team. It wouldn’t have been possible without the support of a caring community.

Today’s video: Ballpark goes dark during total eclipse at baseball game

Giants: Brewers rally behind Shaw for victory

Travis Shaw hits a two-out double in the seventh inning to drive in the go-ahead run and the Milwaukee Brewers hold on to beat the host Giants 4-3.

A’s: Healy hits 2 of Oakland’s 4 HRs in win over Orioles

Ryon Healy homers twice and has three RBIs, Jed Lowrie hits a two-run drive and the visiting A’s beat the sinking Baltimore Orioles 6-4.

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NBA: Kings got who for Thomas? Celtics deal him to Cavaliers for Irving in All-Star swap

The Cleveland Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, others in a swap of All-Star guards drafted in 2011. Twitter reacts.

49ers roster watch: Toughest cuts will be on deep defensive line

The 49ers go into their third preseason game with most starting spots solved but plenty of decisions to make on the 53-man roster.

Raiders: Team looks for more out of tight ends this season

The Raiders didn't get much production from the tight end position at all last season, ranking 28th in catches (57) and 30th in yards receiving (580).

‘I love the flag’: Foreman swings at Kaepernick, Durant; says they lack patriotism

Former boxing champion and entrepreneur George Foreman talks about Colin Kaepernick, Kevin Durant and lack of patriotism among today’s athletes.

Boxing: Experts give McGregor no chance against Mayweather

Several people deeply embedded in boxing also are convinced that Conor McGregor, who is 21-3 in mixed martial arts bouts, has less than a puncher's chance against Floyd Mayweather Jr., a boxer who has won all 49 of his bouts.

UFC: Champion Jones flagged for another failed doping test

Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified of his second potential violation of the promotion's anti-doping policy. He could lose his title again.

ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off Virginia game due to name

ESPN moves broadcaster Robert Lee off Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by decision to remove Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue.

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