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49ers trade up, draft Alabama LB Foster 31st overall

John Lynch turned out to be an aggressive dealer in his first draft as San Francisco 49ers general manager.


The Reno Aces (12-9) opened their second homestand of the 2017 season with an 8-1 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies (9-12) Thursday night at Greater Nevada Field. Aces starter, Keyvius Sampson (2-1) tossed five shutout innings and collected seven strikeouts, earning his second win, while infielder Ketel Marte (2-for-5) extended his hitting streak to 13 games.


Ricky Nolasco had extra days between starts to work on mechanical issues and it paid off as he led the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night to earn the series sweep.


Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, and the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 103-96 Thursday night to take the series 4-2.


DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points and the Toronto Raptors squandered a 25-point lead late in the third quarter before holding on for a 92-89 victory Thursday night over the Milwaukee Bucks to take their first-round playoff series in six games.




Crosby scores twice in Penguins' Game 1 win


Senators edge Rangers 2-1 in Game 1


Raiders draft Ohio State CB Conley in first round


49ers draft Stanford's Thomas, acquire picks in trade


Bears trade up to pick QB Trubisky No. 2 overall


Texas A&M's Garrett picked No. 1 overall by Browns


Dodgers beat Giants in 10 innings


Aces' McFarland joins Diamondbacks


Spieth, Palmer share lead at Zurich Classic


Spanish Springs grad Prendergast selected for NCAA Regionals


Nevada alum Stassi hits first career triple in Phillies' win


Aces' Rivero to be presented with 2016 Gold Glove award


Omaha transfer commits to Nevada


Giants beat Dodgers in extra innings


Angels beat A's 8-5


Oilers beat Ducks in Game 1


UNLV lands stellar recruiting class


Predators beat Blues 4-3 in Game 1


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