Sports Night: Big Ben takes a toll on 49ers

49ers: Tomsula’s return to Pittsburgh ruined by Steelers QB

The 49ers’ defense couldn’t get to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and that allowed the veteran to pass for 369 yards and three touchdowns in a 43-18 rout Sunday at Heinz Field. “They made big plays that we didn’t make,” said 49ers coach Jim Tomsula, whose first loss as the 49ers coach came in his hometown.

▪ Running back Carlos Hyde admits to feeling dizzy after being hit in the third quarter but was cleared of a concussion.

▪ The Bee’s Matt Barrows delivers the 49ers’ report card and while there are no ‘F’ grades, it’s not very pretty, either.

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Furillo: It was a pitchers’ duel in Oakland

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr passed for 351 yards and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw for even more in an entertaining afternoon in Oakland. The game-winning home run came late when Carr hit Seth Roberts for a score.

Raiders: Carr’s late TD pass lifts Oakland

All Raiders quarterback Derek Carr wanted after he threw a late interception was another chance. When he got it, he made the best of it. He completed seven passes for 65 yards on the final drive, the last one a 12-yard touchdown pass with 26 seconds to play as Oakland beat visiting Baltimore 37-33 on Sunday.

Giants: Hudson notches his 222nd career victory

Tim Hudson’s performance Sunday has the Giants thinking he can still pitch, even though the right-hander plans to retire after this season. Hudson dominated Arizona and recorded career win No. 222 as the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 5-1.

A’s: Zito pitches in majors for first time since 2013

The results were not what Barry Zito hoped for, but getting back onto a major-league mound? Pretty sweet. Zito pitched the eighth inning, allowing two runs, two hits and a walk in the A’s 5-1 loss to host Houston.


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Prep football: Vote for Prep Football Player of The Week

You only have until noon Thursday to vote. So who will it be? El Camino’s Dale Armstrong? Folsom’s Christian Huber? Granite Bay’s Kyle Kraft? Davis’ Cole Morris? Vista del Lago’s Brent Schaeffer?

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