Press Democrat Sports RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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 <![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