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Sports Night: Do prep rankings matter?

Our rankings inspire some, inflame others. How do we pick them, and does it matter?

The Bee’s high school football rankings are a source of pride for some teams. Others, not so much. Here’s how they’re made.

‘Living the dream’: Bee’s Top 5 football teams a testament to ultra competitive league

Sierra Foothill League teams dominate the Top 5 of The Bee’s Top 20 high school football rankings, led by Folsom. Jesuit also commands a spot.

Today’s video: Up-close look at Del Oro, Folsom and Oak Ridge football practices

A’s: Joyce's 3-run double rallies Oakland past Royals

Matt Joyce hits a three-run double to cap a six-run eighth inning and the host A’s rally past the Kansas City Royals 10-8. Joyce also homers and has four RBIs.

Giants: Marlins’ Stanton homers in 6th straight game, but S.F. wins

Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton homers in his sixth consecutive game to give him a major league-leading 44, but the Miami Marlins fall 9-4 to the visiting Giants.

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On 49ers: Robinson barks; coaches like his ‘dog’

The 49ers are relying on Rashard Robinson to be their top cornerback this season. He got off to a rough start against Kansas City.

Why ESPN is facing criticism after airing a fantasy football segment

ESPN is apologizing for running a segment Monday that featured a fantasy football auction. Some social media users liken the skit to a slave auction, others say a link to racism is an overreaction.

Golf: Floods, bankruptcy shuttered area course. Four months later, it gets a mulligan

River Oaks, a public course in Sutter County that closed four months ago, has been purchased by a local family and its reopening is imminent.

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

A toxicology report shows that Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

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