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Joe Davidson

By land and air, dynamic duo gets prep football season off to roaring start

Running back Greg Cabral of No. 16 Del Campo and quarterback Joe Curry of top-ranked Folsom dazzled in season-opening high school football victories. Capital Christian won its opener for a new coach, as did Liberty Ranch for a coach who has come full circle, and linemen ruled for El Dorado on a 644-mile round trip.

College Sports

Stanford, Christian McCaffrey return with higher expectations

The Stanford Cardinal has won three Pacific-12 Conference titles and appeared in three Rose Bowls, winning two, under coach David Shaw, who really needs no introduction between Seattle and Tucson, Ariz. One of the biggest reasons Stanford is picked to win the conference title again is junior running back Christian McCaffrey, who could join Jim Plunkett as Stanford’s only Heisman Trophy winners.

College Sports

Davis Webb is Cal’s new ace QB

Cal said farewell to record-setting quarterback Jared Goff, the No. 1 overall pick of the Los Angeles Rams in April. The new leader for the program’s “Bear Raid” offense is Davis Webb, a graduate transfer from Texas Tech. Elk Grove High School graduate Steven Moore anchors the offensive line.

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Recently acquired Jeremy Kerley at 49ers practice in record time

In less than 24 hours from Jeremy Kerley's arrival in the Bay Area, the 49ers' newest receiver was issued a jersey, No. 14, and catching passes from Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert at practice on Monday. Kerley was dealt to the 49ers from Detroit to add depth as a slot receiver and returner. DeAndre Smelter, No. 15, was also on hand at Monday's practice. Smelter is coming back from a hamstring injury.
Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
Recently acquired Jeremy Kerley at 49ers practice in record time 1:10

Recently acquired Jeremy Kerley at 49ers practice in record time

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman on Colin Kaepernick's stance, society 4:50

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman on Colin Kaepernick's stance, society

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Kaepernick doubles down on national anthem protest: "I'll continue to sit."

Republic FC's Paul Buckle on Elloitt Hord: 'I think we have found a real player there' 4:37

Republic FC's Paul Buckle on Elloitt Hord: 'I think we have found a real player there'