Sports Night: High hopes for Raiders

Raiders: Team opens training camp with high expectations

For years, there had been little hope for this franchise, Andy Furillo writes, so why not ride the hype train? It’s only July.

Today’s video: Golden 1 Center gets ready for debut

49ers: Quarterback tops list of camp battles

Matt Barrows breaks down the five most critical contests to watch this summer, starting with the most prominent position.

Garnett signs four-year contract

The 49ers ink guard Joshua Garnett, a first-round pick in April and the last of their 11 selections to sign his rookie deal, to a four-year contract.

A’s: Four-run seventh turns tables in loss

The Indians didn’t have much going through six innings, but Marcus Semien’s error starts a four-run rally in the seventh that leads to the A’s 5-3 defeat.

Giants: Triple play aids Nationals

The Washington Nationals turn the first triple play in their 12-season history and hold on to beat the Giants 4-1 at AT&T Park.

Pence eyes Saturday return

Hunter Pence is expected to be activated Saturday, but manager Bruce Bochy said he hoped Pence’s presence at AT&T Park on Friday would give the Giants a spark.


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Team USA: Cousins big on boards, small on points

A statistical look at the U.S. men’s basketball team’s 80-45 victory over Venezuela in an exhibition at the United Center in Chicago.

Republic FC: da Fonte showing skills

Mike da Fonte, whose face has been on dozens of big screens at stadiums around the world, has taken on an expanded role for Republic FC after a knee injury sidelined him for the first 10 games of the season.

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