Jeff Samardzija allows four runs on six hits in two innings Saturday night in the Giants’ 5-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. The Giants, who trail 2-0 in the best-of-five series, will send Madison Bumgarner to the mound in Game 3 against Chicago’s Jake Arrieta.
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Kings newcomer Matt Barnes is a burning man, even in the preseason, and when he lit up JaVale McGee, it stoked his coach and teammates and sent smoke signals to the rest of the league. There’s something different about this year’s Kings team, and it’s not just the new arena.
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The festive halftime musical presentation and fireworks show serve as the highlight for Sacramento State football fans during Saturday night’s homecoming game against No. 24 North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks hand the Hornets a crushing 40-7 defeat in front of an announced crowd of 9,614.
Folsom High graduate Jake Browning throws for 304 yards and a school-record six touchdowns, and runs for two more scores as No. 5 Washington snaps a 12-game losing streak against Oregon with a 70-21 victory on Saturday night.
Brock Dale throws for 219 yards with one interception as UC Davis falls to 1-5 and 0-3 in Big Sky Conference play in a 24-3 loss at Southern Utah.
Surprising outcomes make for a refreshingly fun high school football season. Even national powerhouse De La Salle has won in the final, frantic moments. With Folsom routing top-ranked Del Oro on Friday, who will take over The Sacramento Bee’s No. 1 spot?
The Raiders have trailed with less than 3 minutes to go in three out of four games yet are 3-1. The Chargers have led at the two-minute warning in each game and sit at 1-3. Those records are ultimately the only thing that matters, but the Raiders understand the type of team they will face Sunday when San Diego visits Oakland.
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