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Sports Night: Grant’s QB experiment a success

Prep football: Pacer’s Orr throws three TD passes in win

Defensive standout Elijah Orr comes on in relief at quarterback and helps Grant bounce back from last week’s one-sided loss to Elk Grove to defeat Pleasant Grove 34-7 on Friday.

▪ Roundup: Del Campo shows it can win with defense in its 21-14 victory over Cosumnes Oaks in a battle of top-15 teams.

▪ Who is the top player of the week? No one knows, but you have until Thursday at noon to vote and sort it all out.

▪ High school sports at sacbee.com

Ailene Voisin: Swan song for Sleep Train Arena begins

A year from now the Kings will begin play in their new home, Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento. In the meantime, there are years worth of memories at Sleep Train Arena to pore over.

Kings: Cousins ready to branch out

The Kings need DeMarcus Cousins’ muscle in the paint, but coach George Karl also plans to move his center all over the court – even shooting threes. “I don’t really consider myself a center,” Cousins says. “I’m just a basketball player. There’s so much I can do on the floor. People get stuck on the word ‘center,’ ‘big man’ and (are) kind of ignorant to the situation. I can’t really worry about that. I just go out there and do my job.”

49ers: National spotlight will find struggling Kap

Northern California fans are familiar with the travails of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He and his teammates will play on a national stage Sunday against the New York Giants. How will that go?

▪ When free agent Shareece Wright signed with the 49ers in March, he envisioned himself as a starter. He was released Saturday without having played a snap.

▪ Breaking down the 49ers primetime game at the New York Giants on Sunday.

▪ Breaking down the Raiders’ afternoon game against longtime rival Denver on Sunday.

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NLDS: Cubs pull even with Cardinals

A couple of squeeze bunts – remember those? – spark Chicago to a 6-3 win over St. Louis and even the best-of-five series at a game apiece.

▪ Utley breaks leg in Dodgers’ win over Mets

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LINKS

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College football: Aggies get first win

Defensive tackle Kyle DeVaughn has a fumble recovery and two sacks as UC Davis defeats Northern Arizona 38-24 on homecoming night at Aggie Stadium. It was UCD’s first victory of the season.

College football: Sac State loses fifth in a row

Sacramento State gives up too many big plays early and loses 35-13 to Montana State in Bozeman, Mont. Injuries also hurt the Hornets’ cause, with quarterback Kolney Cassel and running back Jordan Robinson leaving before halftime.

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