TIM KAWAKAMI
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Kawakami: 49ers' Tomsula on the clock

New 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula has team practicing at a faster pace 
MARK PURDY
( Al Messerschmidt )
Purdy: 49ers' new OC defends Kaepernick

Chryst says quarterback could have 'greatest year yet 
M. Thompson II
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Thompson: Spieth what American golf fans have been waiting for

Young lion has confidence, gumption to be great 
WARRIORS
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Warriors acquire Jason Thompson

The Golden State Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for Gerald Wallace.
 
RAIDERS
( Laura A. Oda )
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie riding high

With Jack Del Rio coaching a team led by Derek Carr and Khalil Mack, Raiders boss speaks with unprecedented enthusiasm 
Cal
Key dates for San Jose State, Stanford, Cal football

MARK THE CALENDARWith season openers a month away, here are key dates for the San Jose State, Cal and Stanford football teams. 
ATHLETICS
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Orioles rout A's; Crisp's return a bright spot

Outfielder gets two hits in first game since May; Baltimore hits Chavez hard, including Davis' 3-run homer in the first 
St. Mary's Gaels
(Nhat V. Meyer)
Dellavedova expected to play in NBA Finals Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova, who was hospitalized with extreme cramping after Game 3, is expected to play in NBA Finals Game 4 on Thursday night.
 
(Rick Rowell/ABC)
How will Jon Stewart say goodbye?

Plus, 'Bachelor in Paradise' gets the party started in Mexico and 'Top Model,' 'Project Runway' kick off new seasons 
Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.