NAPA (AP) - Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the "buzz" surrounding his Oakland Raiders team that might finally have the ingredients to end a 13-year playoff drought.
CHICAGO (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for an ugly 80-45 exhibition victory Friday night.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.
John Emrick, a Ventura social science teacher for 35 years and a 55-year Ventura resident, passed away on July 26 at age 90, in Ripon, California. Born on a farm near Somerton, Arizona on February 10, 1926, to Harrison and Pearl (Hansbrough) Emrick, attended Somerton Grammar School and graduated from Yuma High School in 1943. He joined the Navy and served as a medical and dental corpsman. In March, 1944, he married his high school sweetheart, Cora Alice Hanna. They had two children, Pearl and Steven.