Sports Night: Rio a long way from Loomis

Olympics: Obert wants gold medal in Rio

Ten years after discovering water polo as a freshman at Del Oro High School in Loomis, Alex Obert still is backing down defenders, only now with the U.S. men’s water polo team that will compete in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Olympics: Locals competing in Rio Games

Bee staff writer Joshua Mandell takes a look at the local athletes who will compete for the United States in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Today’s video: Hard work paying off for Sac State alums at Broncos training camp

49ers: Bowman signs four-year extension

When Drew Rosenhaus shows up at practice, a deal is imminent. The high-profile agent, conspicuous at Monday’s 49ers practice, works out a four-year extension for linebacker NaVorro Bowman. The deal, announced by the team Wednesday, reportedly is worth $44 million.

49ers: Is returning tackle Davis trade bait?

Bee staff writer and 49ers authority Matt Barrows dives into his mailbag from readers to answer questions about the 49ers as training camp gets into full swing.

Raiders: Walford hopes injuries in the past

Raiders tight end Clive Walford is trying to make it through the preseason without a setback after missing large chunks of training camp during his rookie season because of hamstring and knee injuries.

Sac State: Ex-Hornets create buzz in Denver

Here in Broncos country – home of the Super Bowl 50 champs and outdated No. 18 jerseys – Sacramento is well represented, with three former Sacramento State players – linebackers Todd Davis and Darnell Sankey and offensive lineman Lars Hanson – participating in the Broncos’ training camp.

Giants: Phillies beat S.F. 5-4 in 12 innings

Maikel Franco drives home the winning run with one out in the 12th inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 victory over the struggling Giants on Wednesday night.


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