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Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers

The 27-year-old Boone reached agreement on a restructured $6 million, two-year contract Sunday. The 49ers requested a roster exemption and Boone must be added to the 53-man roster before he can play.

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Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank Championship

Chris Kirk closed with a 5-under 66 on Monday to win the Deutsche Bank Championship and bolster his case for a Ryder Cup pick.

Houston Astros manager Bo Porter is seen during batting practice of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Kissimmee, Fla., Sunday, March 16, 2014.

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager…

Basketball

Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) signals at the line of scrimmage behind offensive tackle Eric Fisher (72), guard Geoff Schwartz (74), and next to fullback Anthony Sherman (42) against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

AP source: Chiefs’ Smith agrees to 4-yr extension

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, foreground, stands on the sideline during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

49er McDonald jailed for alleged domestic violence

Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.

Basketball

US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-55 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.

Missouri senior defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during an NCAA college football news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Irving, Texas. Missouri takes on Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl on Friday in Arlington, Texas.

Rams cut Sam, 1st drafted openly gay player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

Tony Stewart smiles as he speaks with his crew before the start of the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 27, 2012.

Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing after fatal accident

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time since he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track earlier this month.

Europe's Paul McGinley of Ireland watches his shot on the third hole during the second day of foursomes competition against Asia at the Royal Trophy golf tournament in Chonburi province, near Bangkok, January 10, 2009.

Mismatch fears over Paul McGinley dispelled

Four-times European Tour winner Paul McGinley won the Ryder Cup in 2002 but Phillip Price says next month's matches at Gleneagles could end up defining his career.

Aug 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Catherine Bellis (USA) hits to Zarina Diyas (KAZ) on day four of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Dream run over for Catherine Bellis as big guns advance

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were forced to take a backseat to 15-year-old Catherine Bellis, who hogged the Flushing Meadows limelight once again.

Football

Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

Nearly half of parents say they're not comfortable letting their child play football amid uncertainty about the long-term impact of concussions.

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot against Paul-Henri Mathieu, of France, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York.

Djokovic advances at U.S. Open

Top men's seed Novak Djokovic also had an easy time winning his second round match. He rolled to a 6-1, 6-3, 6-love, rout of Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu.

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) warms up before a NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Minneapolis.Millions of people using the top three fantasy football platforms have generated three different answers to the question of that top draft pick. Yahoo says LeSean McCoy of Philadelphia. ESPN says Adrian Peterson. CBS Sports says it’s Jamaal Charles of Kansas City.

Adrian Peterson ‘would love to retire as a Viking’

Adrian Peterson is reiterating that he hopes to remain in Minnesota until he retires in response to a report that he reached out to Jerry Jones about playing for the Dallas Cowboys this summer.

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NFL sets new standards on domestic violence punishment

Players will be subject to a 6-week suspension for their first domestic violence offense.

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Gabrielle Union, Dwayne Wade swear wedding guests to secrecy

Guests will have to sign a confidentiality agreement before they can attend.

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Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

The Kansas City Chiefs is changing the way football franchises view their most important fans.

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Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos

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Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

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Family of seriously ill Joan Rivers ‘keeping fingers crossed’

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Joan Rivers remains in serious condition after suffering cardiac arrest.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.