A season after throwing a high school national record-tying 91 touchdown passes for Folsom, there’s a growing sense from Seattle to the greater Sacramento area that Jake Browning has won the starting job as a freshman for the Washington Huskies, who begin the season Friday at No. 23 Boise State on ESPN.
Among the players the 49ers released Monday – and no, former rugby star Jarryd Hayne was not among them – were promising kicker Corey Acosta and former British discus thrower Lawrence Okoye, a defensive end. Center Daniel Kilgore was among four players put on injury lists.
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Vlade Divac, hired in March by the Kings as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, has added the title of general manager, the team announced. Former Kings All-Star forward Peja Stojakovic has been hired as the team’s director of player personnel and development.
Mark Canha hit a three-run homer, Jake Smolinski's three-run double highlighted a decisive third inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 on Monday in another quirky night at the Coliseum when part of the outfield wall fell down and delayed the game.
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▪ Jesuit to unveil new, $5.4 million stadium to be used for football, soccer and track and field.
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With rehabbing Giants center fielder Angel Pagan in center field, Clayton Blackburn pitches two-hit ball over 71/3 innings and singles in the only run as the River Cats beat the Reno Aces 1-0 on Monday night at Raley Field.
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