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Sports Night: Jarryd Hayne making fast progress

49ers: Former rugby star picking up football nicely

Although his peers learned the game while children, former rugby star Jarryd Hayne is rapidly making up for lost time as he continues to make the 49ers as a running back and kick returner.

Giants: Injured knee puts Affeldt on DL

Reliever Jeremy Affeldt suffered a partial dislocation of his left knee and went on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday before the Giants began a three-game home series against the Chicago Cubs. The Giants recalled right-hander Mike Broadway from the River Cats to take Affeldt’s spot in the bullpen.

▪ Matt Cain had a rough five-inning outing in loss to Cubs

A’s: Mariners outlast A’s in 6-5 slugfest

Marcus Semien launches a two-run homer as part of a four-run second inning but Austin Jackson’s bases-loaded, two-run single in the fifth inning caps Seattle’s comeback from a five-run deficit.

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River Cats: Angel Pagan helps beat Omaha

Angel Pagan has two hits and scores twice as the River Cats holds off the host Omaha Storm Chasers 5-4.

Golf: Spencer Levin eyes the FedEx Cup playoffs

A first-round 63 at last week’s Wyndham Championships serves Elk Grove’s Spencer Levin well.

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River Cats: Pagan the edge in win against Omaha

The Giants outfielder, on rehab assignment for knee injury, gets two hits and scores twice for Sacramento.

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