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Sports Night: 49ers’ O-line in flux

49ers: Offensive line coach yet to choose starting five

The 49ers’ offensive line seems stronger this season, but offensive-line coach Pat Flaherty has yet to settle on a starting five. Where rookie Joshua Garnett plays and who starts at right tackle – Trent Brown or Anthony Davis – are among his biggest questions.

49ers notes: QB Thad Lewis out for the season

Quarterback Thad Lewis suffered a season-ending ACL tear in Sunday’s preseason loss to Houston. Sixth-round draft pick Jeff Driskel is now the third-string quarterback.

Hometown report: UCLA’s Vanderdoes, USC’s Smith are recovered and ready

A year ago, their promising football seasons came to a halt. ACL injuries ended the seasons of defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes of UCLA, by way of Placer High School, and linebacker Cam Smith of USC and Granite Bay. But they’re ready to renew their collegiate careers.

A’s: Beltre slam sinks Oakland

Adrian Beltre delivers a grand slam in the fifth inning to help Texas top visiting Oakland 5-2, but the playoff-hungry Rangers may have lost Shin-Soo Choo for the season to a fractured left forearm when he was hit by a pitch.

Giants: Vogelsong returns, S.F. falls

Ryan Vogelsong wins in his return to AT&T Park and the Pittsburgh Pirates use a homer and four RBIs by Gregory Polanco to beat the Giants 8-5.

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Locals watch: Anderson takes fifth in 10k swim

Former Granite Bay High School standout Haley Anderson places fifth in the women’s 10k swim at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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