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Matt Breida is our future

The undrafted free agent from Georgia Southern is next on the Kory Sheets-inspired preseason bandwagon. unIt seemed like an innocuous comment at the end of an interview. “You should check out Matt Breida.” This was [Read entire story]

Sharks star embraces being mistaken for pirate at Disney World, signs a few autographs

To a child, the tall, bearded, gap-toothed man walking around Disney World might indeed appear to be a pirate. [Read entire story]

Following the Kirk Cousins contract saga in Washington and into NFL free agency

The San Francisco 49ers have been connected to Washington QB Kirk Cousins ever since Kyle Shanahan became head coach. We’ll track the story until we reach some kind of finality. The San Francisco 49ers’ decision to [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: Ahkello Witherspoon

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today we move on to cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. [Read entire story]

Giants lose 12th in 13 games — worst stretch in 25 years

Moore’s ERA rose to a National League-worst 6.04 after he was hammered for five runs over 42/3 innings an 8-2 loss that completed a three-game Mets sweep at AT&T Park. In authoring the Giants’ 12th loss in 13 games, [Read entire story]

World-record holder Aries Merritt beat the odds to return to worlds

World-record holder Merritt finished second behind Aleec Harris in the 110-meter hurdles at the U.S. track and field championships Sunday. Merritt, who set the record of 12.80 seconds in Brussels in 2012, won bronze at [Read entire story]

Tim Tebow moves to higher level in minors

Tebow has been promoted to the Mets’ high Class A affiliate in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Tebow began his first pro baseball season with Class A Columbia, S.C., drawing big crowds throughout the South Atlantic League. Cubs [Read entire story]

Stewart returns to victory circle at Sonoma — as owner

Stewart was standing in the reflected glory of Kevin Harvick, winner of Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 and part of the Stewart-Haas Racing team that Stewart partially owns. The recently retired driver, who earned the [Read entire story]

Kevin Harvick’s strategy results in win at Sonoma Raceway

After grabbing the lead with 22 laps remaining, Harvick — doing his best to preserve his fuel and tires — was able hold off teammate Clint Bowyer to take the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. In securing his [Read entire story]

Bumgarner Throws 3 No-Hit Innings in First Rehab Start

Bumgarner Throws 3 No-Hit Innings in First Rehab Start

For the first time in over two months Madison Bumgarner was on the hill to start a Giants game. But it [Read entire story]

Giants rookie Slater leaves with injury

Rookie left fielder Austin Slater, one of the Giants’ few bright lights, was headed for an MRI exam after he left Sunday’s game with tightness in his right hip flexor. The other rookie in the lineup, third baseman [Read entire story]

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America’s Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Emirates Team New Zealand’s Peter Burling wheeled his 50-foot catamaran into controlling position in the prestart of Race 8 of the America’s Cup and then gave a quick wave with his right hand to [Read entire story]

Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot Sunday to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship. The two-time major champion holed out from 60 [Read entire story]

Ganassi’s Scott Dixon outraces a pack of Penskes

Scott Dixon spoiled Team Penske’s party at Road America. [...] his Chip Ganassi Racing team had to fix a faulty fuel cell on the No. 9 Honda that provided nervous moments during warm-ups Sunday. The payoff came a few [Read entire story]

Klay Thompson has the worst dunk ever, but recovers admirably (Video)

Apparently the luck of the toaster doesn't extend overseas. [Read entire story]

Jed Lowrie pinch hits despite knee issues

CHICAGO - Second baseman Jed Lowrie made a surprise pinch-hit appearance in the seventh inning Sunday and smacked an RBI double, then was lifted for a pinch runner. Lowrie’s pinch hit Sunday makes his status all the [Read entire story]

Warriors season review: Damian Jones

Warriors season review: In the wake of the Warriors’ second NBA title in three years, The The seventh installment focuses on Damian Jones, who made major progress as a rookie. 2016-17 statistics: 1.9 points and 2.3 [Read entire story]

Familiar faces could interview for Chiefs GM job

An in-house promotion seems most likely, but you never know. The Kansas City Chiefs surprised the football world this past week when they announced the departure of general manager John Dorsey. The two sides had been [Read entire story]

Giants’ Sunday: Updates on Strickland, Nuñez, Bumgarner

Giants’ Sunday: Updates on Strickland, Nuñez, Bumgarner Not much action Sunday morning at the Not-OK Corral, where the Giants will try to win for the second time in two weeks and avoid a series sweep. Matt Moore, [Read entire story]

Brewers claim ex-A’s catcher Stephen Vogt on waivers

CHICAGO - Stephen Vogt was claimed off waivers by the Brewers on Sunday morning, putting the two-time All-Star right into the middle of a National League pennant race. The Brewers were the only team to put in a waiver [Read entire story]