Sacramento State has eagerly awaited its opener since watching what could have been a magical season ruined by several close losses last year. The Hornets showed their enthusiasm by scoring the most points in a season opener in 12 years, rolling to a 49-13 victory over Incarnate Word at Benson Stadium on Saturday.

UC Davis Stanford Football
There is plenty of buzz when a school like UC Davis or Sacramento State upsets a big school, as the Aggies did in 2005 in their one-for-the-ages, last-second comeback win against Stanford or when the Hornets beat Oregon State in overtime in 2011 and Colorado on a late field goal in 2012.
Republic FC extended its USL Pro unbeaten streak to nine matches Saturday night with a 0-0 draw against host Wilmington (N.C.) Hammerheads FC, the team reported.
California Northwestern Football
There wasn't much for California to celebrate last season, so after starting this one off with a tight victory, the emotions spilled out.
UCLA Virginia Football
Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
Fresno State USC Football
A week that began with turmoil off the field ended with a record night on it for No. 15 Southern California.



About two dozen University of Minnesota Duluth football players have been cited for underage drinking at a weekend party.

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