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US dominant in Rugby World Cup Sevens opener

By By Rusty Simmons As Martin Iosefo strode from the pitch to the locker room late Friday night, he asked no one in particular: “Is it Sunday yet?” The U.S. men’s team certainly looks like it could be playing meaningful matches in the Rugby World Cup Sevens on Sunday after a dominating 35-0 victory over…

Giants top A’s 5-1 in matchup of astute pitching pick-ups

By By Susan Slusser The two shrewdest recent additions to Bay Area rotations faced each other Friday night at the Coliseum, and veteran Edwin Jackson (A’s) and rookie Dereck Rodriguez (Giants) continued their stingy ways. Jackson, signed to a minor-league deal June 6, turned in yet another quality start for Oakland but Rodriguez outpitched him…