Press Democrat Sports RSS Feed https://www.pressdemocrat.com Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 PST ted.appel@pressdemocrat.com (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/csp/mediapool/sites/PressDemocrat/assets/img/logo/pdlogo-sm.gif The Santa Rosa Press Democrat https://www.pressdemocrat.com/ 180 18 <![CDATA[ Statement game: Beating Steelers would be huge for 49ers ]]> SANTA CLARA — If the 49ers beat the Steelers, we’ll know the 49ers are a good team, maybe a playoff team. If they lose to … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:50:05 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10077400-181/statement-game-beating-steelers-would https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10077400-181/statement-game-beating-steelers-would <![CDATA[ Barber: ¡Viva Mexico! Or so Major League Baseball hopes ]]> Last Monday was Mexican Heritage Night in Oakland. Before the A’s faced the Kansas City Royals, ballet folklorico dancers stamped and twirled in center field. … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:46:53 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069091-181/barber-why-doesnt-mlb-have https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069091-181/barber-why-doesnt-mlb-have <![CDATA[ Nevius: Why not Melvin as Giants' next skipper? ]]> After Sunday afternoon, we will have just six games left in the Bruce Bochy Farewell Tour. And yet a rampaging debate has yet to break … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:44:09 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069749-181/nevius-why-not-bob-melvin https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069749-181/nevius-why-not-bob-melvin <![CDATA[ Prep football: Cardinal Newman loses, St. Vincent rolls ]]> It was Liberty High that handed Cardinal Newman its lone loss of the season last year, and the Lions stuck the Cardinals with their first … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 21:54:12 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10077409-181/prep-football-cardinal-newman-loses https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10077409-181/prep-football-cardinal-newman-loses <![CDATA[ SRJC football remains winless after 24-17 loss to Shasta ]]> The Santa Rosa Junior College football team continued its rough start to the 2019 season, losing a third straight game, this time in a 24-17 … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 21:31:00 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069756-181/srjc-football-remains-winless-after https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069756-181/srjc-football-remains-winless-after <![CDATA[ Cal remains unbeaten with final stand at Ole Miss ]]> OXFORD, Mississippi — California linebacker Evan Weaver finished with 22 tackles Saturday against Mississippi. The last one was the most important.Weaver tackled Ole Miss quarterback … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 23:11:59 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10079731-181/cal-remains-unbeaten-with-final https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10079731-181/cal-remains-unbeaten-with-final <![CDATA[ Oregon deals Stanford another Pac-12 loss ]]> STANFORD — As soon as the final whistle blew, the Oregon players rushed to the corner of the end zone to celebrate with the large … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:29:45 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10080311-181/oregon-deals-stanford-another-pac-12 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10080311-181/oregon-deals-stanford-another-pac-12 <![CDATA[ Semien makes MVP case in 12-3 A's win ]]> OAKLAND — Marcus Semien is going to need a little bit of luck to become the first Athletics player in more than 15 years to … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:55:01 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10080381-181/marcus-semien-makes-mvp-case https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10080381-181/marcus-semien-makes-mvp-case <![CDATA[ Giants fall to Braves 8-1 ]]> ATLANTA — Manager Bruce Bochy and Giants players insist their focus has not shifted.Despite being eliminated from playoff contention, they say they’re determined to win … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 23:10:23 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10079036-181/giants-fall-to-braves-8-1 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10079036-181/giants-fall-to-braves-8-1 <![CDATA[ Raiders visit Minnesota to start lengthy stretch on road ]]> MINNEAPOLIS — During his nine-year hiatus from the NFL sideline, Jon Gruden evaluated players like he was still a coach, drawing particular attention as an … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 18:56:23 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069697-181/raiders-visit-minnesota-to-start https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069697-181/raiders-visit-minnesota-to-start <![CDATA[ NFL Week 3: Ravens provide Chiefs with early challenge ]]> Once, the Ravens at Chiefs would have been looked at as one of those old-fashioned strong defense vs. dangerous offense matchups.You know: “Here’s what we … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 17:46:36 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10077551-181/nfl-week-3-ravens-provide https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10077551-181/nfl-week-3-ravens-provide <![CDATA[ El Molino recaptures Golden Apple trophy from Analy ]]> The jubilant rush across the field by El Molino High football players and their fans was equal parts relief and pride, as the Lions won … ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:55:01 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10068271-181/el-molino-recaptures-golden-apple https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10068271-181/el-molino-recaptures-golden-apple <![CDATA[ Prep football roundup: Rancho Cotate's pick-six seals victory ]]> Rancho Cotate turned in a fantastic football finish on the road Friday night as Cougars safety Tai Peleti intercepted a Pleasant Valley pass with 20 … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:38:59 PDT https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069744-181/prep-football-roundup-rancho-cotates https://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/10069744-181/prep-football-roundup-rancho-cotates