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Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

A federal judge in San Francisco says a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim. Alsup’s order, issued Thursday, said the lawsuit [Read entire story]

Kevin Harvick claims pole for Charlotte race

Kevin Harvick will start on the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday after turning a lap of 193.424 mph Thursday evening on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 1½-mile oval in Concord, N.C. [...] Kyle Larson, the NASCAR Cup [Read entire story]

Thunder center Enes Kanter seeking U.S. help, citizenship

After having his Turkish passport canceled and receiving death threats, Enes Kanter is back safely in the United States and says he hopes to stay here for good as an American citizen. After he was held in Romania by [Read entire story]

Stanford baseball sweeps Washington

Jesse Kuet’s RBI single through the right side scored Christian Molfetta, giving the Cardinal a 6-5 win over Washington in 10 innings to complete a three-game sweep. Tyler Thorne pitched the final five innings for the [Read entire story]

Stanford baseball defeats Washington

The win went to starter Andrew Summerville (5-1), who gave up five hits and three earned runs in six-plus innings. Tyrus Greene’s two-run single got Cal started in a five-run sixth inning and the Bears ended their [Read entire story]

Marie Tuite named AD at San Jose State

San Jose State named Marie Tuite as its athletics director Friday, promoting an administrator who had been the interim director. “We searched nationally for the best athletics director we could find — and we found [Read entire story]

Top dollar: Browns sign Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick

The No. 1 overall pick in last month’s NFL draft, Garrett signed his four-year rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns, who gave the speedy defensive end an estimated $30.4 million package that includes a $20.3 [Read entire story]

Cal alum James Hahn tied for 1st in Byron Nelson tourney

Hahn finished a bogey-free round with a 22-foot birdie putt on 18 to match his lowest round of the season. Matt Kuchar, Jhonattan Vegas, Jason Kokrak and Cameron Tringale shot 66, and top-ranked Dustin Johnson topped [Read entire story]

San Jose Earthquakes draw with Orlando FC

Gerso Fernandes scored three second-half goals in 13 minutes, Tim Melia had his seventh shutout and host Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 to take sole possession of first place in the Western Conference [Read entire story]

Aaron Hernandez murder conviction is erased

A Massachusetts judge Tuesday erased a 2013 murder conviction against former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez, ruling that case law in the state has long established that defendants who die before their appeals are heard [Read entire story]

Raiders’ stadium will be on tight schedule for ’20 season

A preliminary timeline for the proposed stadium that would be home to the Raiders in Las Vegas shows construction would be finished only three months before the 2020 regular season begins. The draft of the timeline made [Read entire story]

December high school football signings are given the OK

High school seniors now can sign football letters of intent in December in addition to the traditional signing period in February. The Collegiate Commissioners Association on Monday announced its approval of the new [Read entire story]

MLB reviews security at all parks after Fenway racial slurs

Major League Baseball is reviewing its security protocols in all 30 stadiums after Baltimore outfielder Adam Jones said fans shouted racial slurs at him in Boston on Monday and other black players reacted by saying [Read entire story]

Cal alum Forsett announces NFL retirement

Justin Forsett, a backup running back for his first six NFL seasons and a Pro Bowl pick in his seventh, announced his retirement on Wednesday. The Cal alum released his decision on Sports Spectrum. The Colts signed [Read entire story]

Vegas sells stadium-site land at discount to Raiders

On Monday, the city agreed to sell the NFL team a 60-acre plot of land for its stadium for $77.5 million — more than $22 million less than the $100 million price tag a public board overseeing the project had expected [Read entire story]

Proposal to wipe out all pre-2005 world track records

The man spearheading a proposal to wipe out all world records achieved in track and field before 2005 says it will mark the start of a “new, clean, credible era” for a sport tainted by doping scandals. World-record [Read entire story]

Mets place Yoenis Céspedes on DL

The New York Mets placed outfielder Yoenis Céspedes on the 10-day disabled list Friday because of a strained left hamstring. Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez is expected to miss three to four weeks because [Read entire story]

Ex-Cal guard Charlie Moore transferring to Kansas

North Carolina point guard and Final Four Most Outstanding Player Joel Berry II is withdrawing from the NBA draft to return for his senior season. In a swift response to increasing debates over television reviews, [Read entire story]

Derek Jeter, Jed Bush team up in bid to buy Miami Marlins

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush have have joined forces in their pursuit of the Miami Marlins, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Wednesday. Last week, Marlins president David Samson said talks [Read entire story]

Raiders release defensive tackle Dan Williams

The Raiders released defensive tackle Dan Williams on Tuesday, freeing up $4.5 million in salary-cap space and underlining one of the team’s biggest needs in next week’s NFL draft. The Raiders have $28.7 million in [Read entire story]