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Sports Night: From Rocklin to Rio

Olympics: Rocklin High grad headed to Rio de Janeiro

Pole vaulter Cale Simmons enjoys a variety of thrill-seeking pursuits such as rock climbing and skydiving. But the Rocklin High School graduate says he’s going to be a bit more cautious for now, what with a trip to next month’s Summer Olympics ahead of him.

Kings: Injury bug surfaces in Las Vegas

Half of the Kings’ 2016 draft class missed Friday’s summer league opener and at least one will be unavailable Sunday against Houston.

Today’s video: Rookie Labissiere catches coach’s eye in summer league

Giants: Bullpen comes through for Peavy in win over Diamondbacks

Reliever Javier Lopez trips as he leaves the dugout on his way to the bullpen, but the Giants relievers as a group didn’t stumble in their 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. They combine for 4 2/3 scoreless innings in support of Jake Peavy.

A’s: Graveman, Vogt lead way past Astros

Starter Kendall Graveman throws eight solid innings and Stephen Vogt has three hits, including a home run, as Oakland beats Houston 3-2.

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Republic FC: Coach hasn’t lost faith in defense

Despite allowing three goals in Wednesday’s loss to Real Monarchs SLC, Republic FC coach Paul Buckle isn’t worried his team’s defense is melting down as it prepares for Sunday’s game at Orange County Blues FC.

Video: Buckle reflects on Wednesday’s home-field loss

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