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Sports Night: River Valley shakes rankings

High school football: How an upset, big showdowns alter The Bee’s Top 20 rankings

There were slight changes in The Bee’s Top 20 and some new blood, thanks to the biggest upset on opening night.

High school football: Del Oro coach adds to his family, both on and off field

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.

Today’s video: ‘Salmon cannon’ gives fish a much-needed boost over dams

Giants: Samardzija pitches gem in win over Padres

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.

A’s: Heaney fans career-high 10 as Angels win

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.

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Hometown Report: Sacramento-area JC football programs a haven for the overlooked and motivated

American River College, ranked No. 2 in California, is the regional trend setter for junior college football excellence with a roster dotted with prospects.

49ers: How rookie Reuben Foster’s play sparks memories of former All-Pro

Former 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan, who drafted Patrick Willis in 2007, talks about how rookie Reuben Foster stacks up.

NFL: Raiders’ Carr loses title of league’s highest-paid player

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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