Nine Sac-Joaquin Section schools, including eight from the Sacramento area, are penalized for violating a new summer full-contact guideline. Coaches believed they were following the rules.
Fans uncertain about new 49ers offensive coordinator Geep Chryst might take comfort in knowing he was behind the team’s most famous offensive play in the last decade. Need a hint? Think Vernon Davis and the 2011 divisional playoffs.
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▪ The 49ers open their exhibition game schedule Saturday in Houston against the Texans. Here are 10 players to watch.
Derek Carr clicks with rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper, drafted fourth overall, as the Raiders defeated the St. Louis Rams 18-3 in an exhibition opener at O.co Coliseum.
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals heads a group of young major-league baseball stars. Who else is in this group?
Shrugging off a late two-goal deficit, visiting Republic FC ties Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 3-3 on Ivan Mirkovi’s goal in stoppage time.
The Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs Friday, but the one that hurt the visiting A’s the most was Manny Machado’s two-run shot in the 13th inning.
Matt Duffy had three hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs as the Giants beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 at AT&T Park.
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