A slimmer, more nimble DeMarcus Cousins has spent the past 2 1/2 months dedicated to yoga, pilates and weights in heated rooms as part of his offseason training regimen. Next month, he’ll play in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro before his seventh NBA season with the Kings.
Jim McMahon had to be quick on his feet as the quarterback of the Super Bowl-champion Chicago Bears in the mid-1980s. Now, his feet are a wreck, so he goes shoeless on the golf course, including this week at Edgewood Tahoe for the Tahoe South Celebrity-Am.
A’s right-hander Daniel Mengden slogs through five innings of a 7-0 loss to the Houston Astros, who make him throw 101 pitches and pay for an early lack of command. He has a 9.33 ERA over his last four starts.
Making his first start after missing 43 games with right hamstring injury, Matt Cain gives up three homers in just 2 1/3 innings – two of them to Hanley Ramirez, who hit three in the game – as the Boston Red Sox complete a two-game interleague sweep over the Giants with an 11-7 win.
Kyle Larson rallies from a lap down to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The Elk Grove native raced to his second Truck series victory in 12 career starts.
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