Sports Night: Raiders alone in first place

Raiders: Oakland tops Denver in showdown for first place in AFC West

The Raiders beat the Denver Broncos in a matchup of 6-2 AFC West teams. Oakland’s 7-2 start is its best since 2001. The Raiders finished with 218 rushing yards in their first Sunday Night Football game since 2006.

Furillo: Raiders’ Carr can’t shut out MVP talk

Derek Carr plays with poise and persistence to help the Raiders beat the Denver Broncos 30-20 and take over sole possession of first in the AFC West with a 7-2 record. His performance against the team with the third-best statistical defense in the NFL lends substance to the conversation that has picked up in recent weeks that he is an MVP candidate.

49ers: S.F. looks hopeless in home loss to Saints

The 49ers’ offense hums for a while, just as coach Chip Kelly hoped it would. But San Francisco’s inability to stop the run and two second-half turnovers prove costly as the 49ers lose their seventh in a row, 41-23 to the visiting New Orleans Saints.




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Kings: Team finds defense, finish five-game trip with win over Raptors

The Kings finish their five-game trip 1-4 by knocking off the Raptors 96-91 in Toronto. The Raptors shoot a season-low 35.7 percent, the lowest mark for a Kings opponent this season. NBA scoring leader DeMar DeRozan is held to a season-low 23 points.

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College football: Browning making noise, but will East Coast notice?

Washington quarterback Jake Browning threw for 378 yards and six touchdowns during a 66-27 rout of Cal in Berkeley on Saturday night. With the game finishing so late, will the Heisman Trophy voters take notice, or will the Folsom High School graduate become a victim of the East Coast bias?

Golf: Sacramento natives have big day in Champions Tour playoff event

Sacramento native Scott McCarron wins the Champions Tour’s Dominion Charity Classic playoff event on Sunday in Richmond, Va. He makes a 6-foot putt on the first hole of a playoff against Tom Byrum. Sacramento’s Kevin Sutherland closes with a course-record 63 to tie for third.

NASCAR: Edwards wins rain-shortened Texas race to reach Chase finale

Carl Edwards gets some vindication with a rain-shortened victory to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale. A year after his shot at the title came up five points short because of a rain-shortened race, Edwards wins at Texas in a race cut by 41 laps because of rain after the start was delayed nearly six hours Sunday.

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