A’s Daniel Mengden placed on coronavirus IL following positive test — Times-Standard

A’s pitcher Daniel Mengden tested positive for the coronavirus on Aug. 29, general manager David Forst told reporters Thursday morning. Mengden was the lone Athletic to test positive in the team’s traveling party, prompting the postponement of the A’s final game against the Houston Astros and three-game series against the Seattle Mariners. Per MLB, no…

A’s Daniel Mengden placed on coronavirus IL following positive test — Times-Standard

How Kevin Durant may have helped Steve Nash get Nets’ coaching job — Times-Standard

Maybe Kevin Durant misses the Warriors culture more than we thought after he skipped town for the Brooklyn Nets last summer? It would partially explain why a piece of the Warriors’ winning ways is surprisingly joining him in New York. No one has to come out and say it, but it’s obvious the former Warriors…

How Kevin Durant may have helped Steve Nash get Nets’ coaching job — Times-Standard

Joey Votto’s walk-off hit leads the Reds over the Cardinals — Redleg Nation

The Cincinnati Reds (16-21) were able to match the St. Louis Cardinals (14-14) every time the visiting team got on the board. Cincinnati never trailed at the end of an inning, but they never held the lead until the game was over, as Joey Votto’s walk-off single broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of…

Joey Votto’s walk-off hit leads the Reds over the Cardinals — Redleg Nation

James Harden won Game 7 with a defensive play, then summed up his offensive play with perfect curse word — For The Win

Gotta love this honesty from James Harden.

James Harden won Game 7 with a defensive play, then summed up his offensive play with perfect curse word — For The Win

Lakers’ Danny Green reveals how NBA players cope with mental toll of the bubble — Daily News

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There are times Danny Green needs support, but there’s times he pushes it away, too. Being inside the NBA bubble at Disney World — away from the family and people you love — for nearly two months has a mental toll which is sometimes difficult to articulate. But nothing quite…

Lakers’ Danny Green reveals how NBA players cope with mental toll of the bubble — Daily News

Congresswoman Karen Bass addresses Clippers, says she appreciates the NBA’s social justice efforts — Press Telegram

The week after the Clippers and the rest of the players in the NBA bubble walked off the job to make a point about police brutality and racism, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) spoke to Doc Rivers’ team and expressed her support for their actions. “She was terrific,” said the longtime coach, whose impassioned postgame…

Congresswoman Karen Bass addresses Clippers, says she appreciates the NBA’s social justice efforts — Press Telegram