The 49ers beat the Denver Broncos 31-24 on Saturday night, but its takes the first-team offense a couple of drives to get rolling and they are again done in by fumbles – two by Mike Davis and one by his chief competition for the No. 3 running back spot, DuJuan Harris.
Mike Krzyzewski’s run as coach of Team USA ends Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, though as more of a limp than a sprint, and certainly no day at the beach.
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The dominant U.S. women’s basketball team does what was expected, winning a sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal and doing it in impressive fashion. In yet another rout, the U.S. dismantles Spain 101-72.
Conor McGregor avenges his only UFC loss, outpointing Nate Diaz at UFC 202. In a rematch of their two-round welterweight thriller in March, the two put on an action-packed fight with each taking control at times. Two of the judges score it 48-47 for McGregor, and the other has it 47-47.
Guard Lamar Patterson, claimed by the Kings off waivers from Atlanta last month, isn’t the first person to be concerned about a pet when relocating for a new job. But his pet, Pharoah, isn’t a dog or cat; “Ro” is an alligator.
Yoenis Cespedes hit his first major-league home run in 2012 in support of Bartolo Colon when they were teammates in Oakland. Now New York Mets, they teamed up across the bay Saturday to hound the Giants in 9-5 victory in San Francisco that featured two Cespedes home runs and Colon’s 229th career victory.
Chris Sale pitches eight scoreless innings for his first victory in 49 days, Jose Abreu homers and the Chicago White Sox beat the A’s 6-2.
Tommy Thompson has a goal and an assist, Cameron Iwasa scores his 10th USL goal of the season, and Wilson Kneeshaw tallies 13 minutes into his debut in leading Republic FC to a 4-0 win over the Portland Timbers 2 before an announced sellout crowd of 11,569 at Bonney Field.
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