Sports Night: Will S.F. call up Blach?

Furillo: Ty Blach in line for Giants call-up

The question now for River Cats standout left-hander Ty Blach is if he’ll get the call in September to pitch for the first time in the major leagues.

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Giants: Cueto snaps skid

Johnny Cueto pitches seven effective innings and ends his six-start winless streak, and the Giants break away late to beat the New York Mets 8-1.

A’s: Graveman tosses 2-hitter in rout of White Sox

Kendall Graveman faces one batter over the minimum while throwing a two-hitter, Khris Davis hits his 31st home run and Oakland beats the Chicago White Sox 9-0 to hand James Shields his 15th loss.


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Olympics: Bolt says this is goodbye; Lochte sorry

Usain Bolt bids goodbye with another gold medal. Ryan Lochte apologizes on Instagram.

U.S. men beat Spain, will play for gold in basketball

The U.S. advances to its third consecutive gold medal game with an 82-76 victory, another tight matchup between the teams that met in the last two championship games.

UFC: Card at Golden 1 Center likely to feature locals

The major leagues of mixed martial arts is joining the list of events this fall that will inaugurate Sacramento’s new downtown arena.

49ers: Young WRs yet to seize opportunity

Young receivers will be in the spotlight Saturday against a Denver defense that last season held opponents to the fewest passing yards of any in the league.

Republic FC: New signings ramp up competition

It may have been no coincidence that Republic FC scored a USL season-high four goals in beating Saint Louis FC 4-3 last Saturday shortly after the club announced it had signed three forwards, including former English Premier League player Carlton Cole.

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