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  1. I want the Raiders to be boring in 2017

    08.20 / 22:03 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    My brother Kelvin recently said that going to see a preseason NFL football game is like going to see your favorite band audition new members. That was definitely what the Raiders- Rams game on Saturday night felt like–especially the second half. It was heartening to see quarterback Derek Carr slinging it to Michael Crabtree or…
  2. Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato wins Pocono pole

    08.20 / 22:03 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    LONG POND, Pa. — Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato was the last driver waiting to make his qualifying run when teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay’s car slammed into the wall. Hunter-Reay, the 2014 Indy 500 champ, needed assistance out of his car and was transported to a hospital . Sato was worried for his friend — and [&#…
  3. MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest ‘abusive’ treatment

    08.20 / 22:03 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting “abusive player behavior” after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez. The World Umpires Association announced the action, saying the union strongly objected to the response by the commissioner’s office. Kinsler said…
  4. Kelly slam, Phillies beat Giants 12-9 to end 6-game skid

    08.20 / 22:03 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    SAN FRANCISCO — Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly had a grand slam, Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the San Francisco Giants 12-9 Saturday night. Down 12-4, the Giants scored five times in the ninth inning and brought the tying run to the plate before Hector Neris […
  5. McHugh throws 6 innings in Astros’ 3-0 win over A’s

    08.20 / 22:03 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    HOUSTON — Collin McHugh earned his first win of the season Saturday night, but he was quick to give credit to his defense and the six double plays they turned. McHugh threw six innings, Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run single and the Houston Astros defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-0. McHugh (1-2) gave up six hits […
  6. We need Kaepernick more than ever in troubled times

    08.19 / 22:24 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    It’s been a terrible week in America. Maybe if we had just followed the lead of Colin Kaepernick, who had hoped the simple, non-violent act of taking a knee during the national anthem would move us to talk more about some of the serious problems plaguing this country. Maybe if we had just focused on…
  7. Will a Heisman longshot prevail for third straight season?

    08.19 / 22:24 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    Preseason longshots the past two years have ended up winning the Heisman Trophy. Last year, Louisville’s Lamar Jackson had 50-1 odds when practices started. Jackson quickly became the odds-on favorite though after his performance in the first three games where he accounted for 18 touchdowns, including 10 rushing, and became the youngest player to win…
  8. Keuchel throws 7 shutout innings in Astros’ 3-1 win over A’s

    08.19 / 22:24 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel admitted he felt like he was back in midseason form following Friday night’s performance. After a second straight dominant outing, it would be hard to argue with him. Keuchel threw seven shutout innings, Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1. Keuchel (11-2) allowed […
  9. Wood looks to firepower at skill positions to boost 2017 football season

    08.19 / 22:24 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    VACAVILLE — The Will C. Wood High football team missed the 2016 playoffs after going 5-5 during the regular season. But it was the first time in the last four years that the Wildcats hadn’t kept playing into the postseason and those three previous times account for half of the team’s postseason appearances in the [R…
  10. This date in sports history for Aug. 19

    08.19 / 22:24 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    Aug. 19 1909 — The first race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Twelve-thousand spectators watch Austrian engineer Louis Schwitzer win a five-mile race with an average speed of 57.4 miles per hour. The t…