Press Democrat Sports RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ Benefield: Local basketball coaches await two-sport players' availability ]]> Santa Rosa High basketball coach Madison Lott was a little more than 30 seconds away from starting his season with a full roster Friday night.But when … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 23:17:57 PDT <![CDATA[ Giants hire ex-Phillies skipper Kapler as manager ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants have found Bruce Bochy’s successor.The club agreed to terms on a three-year contract with former Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 22:31:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Nevius: New Giants GM can help carry the load ]]> Farhan Zaidi was excited.“I’m wearing a tie,” he grinned. “I didn’t even wear a tie to my own press conference.”He was also relieved.The Monday press … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:52:43 PDT <![CDATA[ Empire notes: Santa Rosa High ground game paying dividends ]]> What’s in the water on Mendocino Avenue? The Santa Rosa High Panthers started their football season with four games where they gained less — way … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:31:00 PDT <![CDATA[ NorCal volleyball playoffs: St. Vincent wins opener ]]> St. Vincent took a big first step in the CIF NorCal volleyball championships Tuesday night, defeating Vacaville Christian, 3-1 at home in the Division V … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 22:23:14 PDT <![CDATA[ Sharks top Edmonton 6-3 ]]> SAN JOSE — Tomas Hertl scored and extended his point streak to four games on his 26th birthday, Evander Kane added his team-leading 11th goal … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 23:07:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Men's college basketball: Cal, Stanford both win ]]> Matt Bradley scored 23 points to rally Cal to a 79-75 overtime home victory over UNLV on Tuesday night. The Bears (2-0) finished regulation on … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 23:07:44 PDT <![CDATA[ Kapernick to work out for NFL clubs Saturday ]]> Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who for nearly three years has struggled to resume his NFL career after kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:53:42 PDT <![CDATA[ Plenty of blame to go around in 49ers' 1st loss ]]> SANTA CLARA — There were plenty of culprits when it came down to the end of San Francisco’s first loss of the season. There were … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:09:24 PDT <![CDATA[ Raiders try to tune out buzz after big wins ]]> ALAMEDA — The Raiders were back at work this week, heads fitting nicely into their helmets despite the swell of positive publicity in light of … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:59:14 PDT <![CDATA[ Barber: Finally, a team stands up to the 49ers ]]> SANTA CLARA - For the first time this season, the 49ers’ locker room was subdued after a game. The 49ers had just lost 27-24 to … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 06:25:13 PDT <![CDATA[ Seahawks knock 49ers from unbeaten ranks with 27-24 OT win ]]> SANTA CLARA — The 49ers failed their biggest test of the season.They hung tough until the end, when they gave the game away in overtime … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:45:22 PDT