There were slight changes in The Bee’s Top 20 and some new blood, thanks to the biggest upset on opening night.
In football-made communities, a warm welcome helps greet new Del Oro High School football coach Jeff Walters, who has roots with the Golden Eagles.
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Jeff Samardzija allows just three singles in pitching his first shutout since 2015, and Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik homer to lead the Giants to a 3-0 victory over the host San Diego Padres on Monday.
Andrew Heaney, making his third start since Tommy John surgery, strikes out a career-high 10, Martin Maldonado has three hits and scored twice and the Los Angeles Angels beat the visiting A’s 3-1.
American River College, ranked No. 2 in California, is the regional trend setter for junior college football excellence with a roster dotted with prospects.
Former 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan, who drafted Patrick Willis in 2007, talks about how rookie Reuben Foster stacks up.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr signed an offseason deal to make him the NFL’s highest-paid player. An NFC quarterback now holds that title.
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