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Sports Night: Former Ravens help 49ers end losing streak

49ers: The ex factor makes winning difference

For the second game in a row, the 49ers’ offense found its groove with quarterback Colin Kaepernick under center, not in the shotgun, and San Francisco received big plays from two former Baltimore Ravens receivers, Torrey Smith and Anquan Boldin.

▪ 49ers notes: Defense bends but doesn’t break.

▪ A victory over the struggling Ravens still earns a strong overall grade. Check out which unit graded highest.

▪ Relive the 49ers’ victory over the Ravens via a replay of Sunday’s live blog.

▪ NFL by the numbers takes a mathematical look – and some shots – at Week 6 developments.

NFL LINKS

▪ Scoreboard/schedule

▪ Standings

▪ Stat leaders

NLCS: Mets take 2-0 series lead

New York takes a 3-0 first-inning lead en route to a 4-1 over Chicago. Daniel Murphy again is the hitting hero for the Mets.

ALCS: Jays look to turn series around in Toronto

The Toronto Blue Jays are happy to be home following two losses in Kansas City. They’ll host the Royals beginning Monday in the first of three games in Canada – provided Kansas City doesn’t win the next two games of the American League Championship Series.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LINKS

▪ Scoreboard

▪ Postseason at a glance

▪ How to find baseball box scores at sacbee.com

Prep football: Player of the Week? You decide

Who is Week 7’s top performer? Derrick Henderson of Inderkum? Evyn Holtz of Rocklin? Jamarri Jackson of Christian Brothers? Davaughn Silver of Antelope? Tyler Stoever of Valley Christian? You’ve got until noon Thursday to vote.

▪ High school sports at sacbee.com

Kings: Exhibition season over; now it gets real

Kings fans shouldn’t be too excited about their team’s 5-1 preseason record. The real work begins now, as coach George Karl tweaks his offensive and defensive sets while the Kings prepare for their season opener Oct. 28 at home against the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA LINKS

▪ Scoreboard/schedule

▪ Kings results and upcoming games

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