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Sports Night: With Carr, Raiders still have hope

Ailene Voisin: At least give Carr a full-game evaluation

As bad as the Raiders’ season-opening loss to the Cincinnati Bengals was, it’s too early to write off the season. There is still hope that quarterback Derek Carr, who had to leave that game in the second quarter with a bruised throwing hand, can provide the spark that turns around the season.

Matt Barrows: 49ers can be cautiously optimistic

It can be foolhardy to make bold pronouncements after Week 1 in the NFL. However, the 49ers’ display of power football – from start to finish – in their victory over the Minnesota Vikings is encouraging.

High school football: Five games to watch

The Bee’s Joe Davidson previews five key games in Week 3: No. 1 Folsom (3-0) at No. 18 Burbank (0-2); No. 8 Rocklin (2-1) at No. 13 Sacramento (2-0); No. 9 Granite Bay (2-0) at Vacaville (1-1); Natomas (3-0) at Highlands (2-1); Winters (1-1) at Dixon (2-1).

▪ The Bee’s Prep Football Player of the Week: Clarence Pierson, River Valley

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A’s: Butler’s home run keys victory over White Sox

Trailing by a run in the eighth, Billy Butler erases the deficit with a three-run homer off David Robertson to lead the A’s to a 4-2 win over the host Chicago White Sox.

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Sac State, UC Davis football: Road tests await

The Hornets are approaching opponent Weber State as if a postseason spot could be on the line Saturday (5:05 p.m., 1380), while the Aggies’ game at Hawaii (9 p.m., 1140) almost certainly will be no vacation.

Stats: Guide to Sacbee.com’s numbers makeover

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