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Sports Night: Elk Grove upsets Grant

High school football: Thundering Herd back on track

Bee-ranked No. 6 Elk Grove High School gets back on track in the early Delta League schedule with an impressive 24-17 victory over No. 2 Grant on Friday night at Thunder Stadium, serving notice that this is indeed a championship caliber group.

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Kings: Effort, defensive work impress Joerger

The coach’s first practices have focused on defense. Players are learning that the quickest route to his esteem is giving their best effort.

Giants: Bumgarner pitches, hits in win over Dodgers

Madison Bumgarner lines a key two-run double in the sixth and emphatically pumps his arms while yelling in celebration at second base, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-3 to maintain their slim lead for the second N.L. wild card.

Crawford, Lopez win Willie Mac Award

The annual Willie Mac Award is given to the Giants’ most inspirational player. Players, coaches, training staff, fans and Willie McCovey vote for the award.

Furillo: Scully will be missed by millions, including Mike Krukow

Amid the adulation showered on Vin Scully in recent weeks, Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow offers an unusual perspective.

A’s: Cano powers Seattle past Oakland

Robinson Cano hits two home runs, Taijuan Walker pitches six effective innings, and the Seattle Mariners move within one game of the second A.L. wild-card spot, beating the A’s 5-1.

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49ers: Low sacks, short throws result from same philosophy

Excited that the 49ers have allowed a league-low two sacks but sour over their dinky pass-attempt average? The culprit: a timing-based passing game.

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Republic FC: Cameron Iwasa relishes new playoff role

Cameron Iwasa enters Saturday’s first-round Western Conference playoff match against Orange County Blues FC at Bonney Field as one of the team’s stars who rarely steps off the field.

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