New Kings include free-agent signees Rajon Rondo, Marco Belinelli and Kosta Koufos, along with draft pick Willie Cauley-Stein. Omri Casspi re-upped Sunday night. What will be Vlade Divac’s next front-office decision?
Chris Bassitt’s two starts in place of A’s ace Sonny Gray are admirable. He allows three runs in 10 2/3 innings but is tagged with the loss in both starts, the latest a 2-1 decision to the visiting Seattle Mariners.
The Giants end a six-game trip winless following their 3-1 loss to the Nationals. Starter Ryan Vogelsong is ejected for the first time in his career.
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Carli Lloyd manages a hat trick in the first 16 minutes, part of an early-match four-goal onslaught that sparks the United States to a 5-2 victory over Japan in the Women’s World Cup final.
The River Cats, after their sixth win in seven games, fall 5-3 to the Aces in Reno in the second game of a four-game series.
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