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Sports Night: USA Basketball’s next act

Voisin: Guiding USA Basketball into foreign territory

Jerry Colangelo is well past the average retirement age, yet at 75 the man who has transformed USA Basketball into a global power plant has every intention of sticking around for the next act. And the next act figures to be a doozy.

49ers: Gabbert’s velocity down, accuracy up

Blaine Gabbert, San Francisco’s backup quarterback, has made strides in his second season with the team, his coaches say.

Giants: Vogelsong outduels Strasburg

Ryan Vogelsong allows a home run on the game’s first pitch, then little else over five innings in San Francisco’s 3-1 win over visiting Washington.

A’s: Gray absent from loss

Sonny Gray’s sore back forces the A’s to juggle their rotation, and costs them a chance to send their staff ace against the hottest team in baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays win their 11th straight game, beating Oakland 4-2.

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River Cats: Williamson leads Sacramento to fourth straight win

Mac Williamson drives in three runs in the River Cats’ 5-3 win over host Tacoma.

PGA Championship: Johnson sets pace

Rory McIlroy rolls up the right leg of his pants to take on a risky shot out of the water. Jordan Spieth, who seems to never miss putts, does. Familiarity of the final major of the year comes from Dustin Johnson. He leads after the opening round of the PGA Championship.

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