The Kings reportedly fill a void at point guard with the addition of Ty Lawson. The seven-year veteran, who had his best seasons with the Denver Nuggets, could begin this season in the starting lineup with the expected suspension of Darren Collison.
While GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump weighs in on Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest (hint: he’s not supportive), 49ers coach Chip Kelly says the quarterback will play in the team’s preseason finale Thursday because Kaepernick needs the work.
One of the biggest reasons Stanford is picked to win the Pacific-12 Conference title again is junior running back Christian McCaffrey, who could join Jim Plunkett as Stanford’s only Heisman Trophy winners.
Sean Manaea leaves in the fourth inning with another injury, and things went downhill after that for Oakland as they fall 6-0 on the road against the Houston Astros.
Jake Browning is poised to have another big season for the No. 14 Washington Huskies as the Folsom High School graduate continues to develop and impress his coaches. At Oregon State, the Beavers welcome back a healthy Gavin Andrews of Granite Bay, a monstrous starting right guard with an NFL future.
Running back Greg Cabral of No. 16 Del Campo and quarterback Joe Curry of top-ranked Folsom dazzle in season-opening high school football victories. Capital Christian won its opener for a new coach, as did Liberty Ranch for a coach who has come full circle, and linemen ruled for El Dorado on a 644-mile round trip.
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