Sports Night: What awaits Giants, A’s

Giants: They look to finish what they started

This season marks just the second time since the Giants moved to San Francisco that they have carried the majors’ best record into the All-Star break. The first was 1993, when they went on to win 103 games.

Five questions facing the Giants

River Cats: They’re the minors’ most valuable team

Forbes magazine lists the Giants’ Triple-A affiliate tops for 2016 in value at $49 million.

A’s: They’ll make deals, not playoffs

Oakland, once again, looks like a seller before the Aug. 1 trade deadline. The A’s may not repeat last year’s A.L.-worst finish – Minnesota is the front-runner – but they probably will miss the playoffs for the second consecutive season.

Five questions facing the A’s


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College football: Stanford picked to win Pac-12

Stanford was picked Thursday to win the Pacific-12 Conference football championship this season by the media. It’s the first time the Cardinal has landed this distinction in the 56-year history of the preseason poll.

Kings: Quincy Acy leaves for Dallas

The Mavericks sign forward Quincy Acy to a two-year veteran minimum contract. Seth Curry, another new Mavericks player who happened to be a teammate of Acy’s last season with the Kings, used his Twitter account to tweet out: “We back bro! Ayeeee.”

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