Sports Night: Sidepocket Lou’s career winding down

Last lap for racehorse approaching fast

A 10-year-old thoroughbred – 35 in human years, give or take – is old by racing standards but not unheard of. Sidepocket Lou is happy and healthy, his trainer says. He has no lameness issues and doesn’t need drugs to train, but he’s approaching the finish line of his career.

Furillo: Brown remembers Seau as they head to Hall

Former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown recalls fellow Hall of Fame inductee Junior Seau.


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River Cats: Blackburn sharp in win

Sacramento starting pitcher Clayton Blackburn comes up with a dominant performance in Albuquerque, N.M., allowing two runs and six hits in seven innings as the River Cats defeat the Isotopes 7-2.

Hometown report: Prep football basks in Levi’s spotlight

Del Oro, Elk Grove, Granite Bay and Jesuit are among 33 schools that participated in a football media day this week at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The CIF’s mandated “dead period” doesn’t include meet and greets.

Stats: Guide to’s numbers makeover

Stats, scores and schedules are now easier to find and richer than before at While browsing stories about your favorite teams and sports, you’ll have access to the latest results and can dive deeper into the numbers, a couple of clicks away.

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