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Sports Night: Elk Grove takes D-I North baseball title

Prep baseball: Elk Grove wins D-I North title

Elk Grove High School needed two wins Friday against Granite Bay in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North baseball finale, and that’s how many games the Thundering Herd won, getting the second on a combined no-hitter.

Giants: Without further delay...

The Giants tee off on the Rockies in Colorado, and win 11-8 in a game delayed 1 hour, 45 minutes by rain in the bottom of the ninth. Meanwhile, the A’s lose their fourth game in a row and their eighth in nine games in a 5-2 road loss against Tampa Bay.

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River Cats: Fall apart in ninth

With the score tied in the top of the ninth inning, River Cats reliever Cody Hall allows three runs to the Memphis Redbirds and Sacramento could only answer with one, losing 8-6 at Raley Field.

NBA playoffs: Harden no day at the beach

Even the best defenders find James Harden of the Rockets a tall task. He won’t be any easier for Klay Thompson and the Warriors to defend when the Western Conference final series resumes Saturday in Houston.

NBA playoffs: LeBron leads the way

A near triple double by LeBron James helps the Cavaliers take a 2-0 lead over the Hawks in their Western Conference final. The Cavs will play Games 3 and 4 at home, so yes, you could say the Hawks are in a bit of trouble.

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Furillo: Doctor’s discovery changes football

Dr. Bennet Omalu’s discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in professional football players has a profound impact on the way head injuries are viewed in the game at all levels.

Hometown Report: Jim Barr still throwing

The former major-league pitcher is still able to throw batting practice as a Granite Bay High School assistant coach, thanks to shoulder surgery.

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