Joe Curry completes 33 of 45 passes for 561 yards and six touchdowns, and Folsom withstands the considerable talents of quarterback Colson Yankoff to beat Idaho powerhouse Coeur d’Alene 55-36 in a season opener on Saturday night at Prairie City Stadium.
The teams have met just twice, but they have a good history marked by sportsmanship. Grant High School rallies to beat Rocklin 21-20 in an opener Friday in Del Paso Heights, where the energized night began with the field being named in honor of famed Pacers coach Mike Alberghini.
As twilight home openers go, Jesuit has a nifty thing going. A year after breaking in their sparkling new stadium and turf on the Carmichael campus, the Bee-ranked No. 8 Marauders kick off the season with a late-afternoon opener on Friday against No. 7 Granite Bay, prevailing 28-10 with offensive balance and strong defense.
Former English Premier League veteran Carlton Cole makes his Republic FC debut Saturday night, but Sacramento settles for a 0-0 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 in front of an announced sellout of 11,569 at Bonney Field.
Colin Kaepernick did not stand during the national anthem Friday because he refused to “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” he tells the NFL Network’s Steve Wyche after the game.
The 49ers on Saturday trade cornerback Kenneth Acker to the Chiefs for a late-round draft pick while also cutting nine players, including receiver Jerome Simpson.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr throws two touchdown passes, but Marcus Mariota leads Tennessee to scores on all four drives he plays as the Titans beat Oakland 27-14 on Saturday night.
As training camp approaches for the first season at Golden 1 Center, Dave Joerger, the Kings’ new coach, admits there’s “a lot of work to do.”
Khris Davis hustles home on an infield grounder in the eighth inning and the A’s rally for two runs, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2.
The Giants’ 3-1 loss to the N.L.-worst Atlanta Braves on Saturday evening is their ninth in their last 13 games and drops them two games back of the Dodgers, who beat the Cubs, 3-2.
Jake Peavy was placed on the 15-day DL with a lower back strain. The right-hander missed significant time last season with back and hip injuries.
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