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Packers-Niners renew now familiar NFL rivalry on Sunday

Sep. 24, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

If it seems as if the Packers have transferred to the NFC West or the 49ers moved to the NFC North, blame the schedule makers at league headquarters. When Green Bay (1-1) visits San Francisco (2-0) on Sunday, it will be the fourth trip to the Bay Area for the Cheeseheads...

Caratini, Padres beat Giants 7-6 in 10 to tighten NL West

Sep. 23, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres can have a say over the NL West race even as they appear headed toward what would be the biggest collapse in franchise history. Jurickson Profar raced home on Victor Caratini's infield single with one out in the 10th inning and the...

Muncy homers in 10th, Dodgers rally for 7-5 win over Rockies

Sep. 23, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The ever-reliable Max Scherzer just couldn't get his usual grip on the baseball in the thin air at Coors Field. He licked his hand. He held the ball tighter. But nothing seemed to work. No worries, his teammates had his back on a rare off day for the...

Hurts, Prescott set for 1st meeting as Eagles visit Cowboys

Sep. 23, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott's first home game since the star Dallas quarterback's gruesome ankle injury at AT&T Stadium last October is the second chance for Philadelphia's Jalen Hurts to beat the Cowboys in his home state. Hurts actually made a good first...

49ers look to avoid home letdown when they host Packers

Sep. 23, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Staying on the road between East Coast games has been a successful formula for the San Francisco 49ers under coach Kyle Shanahan. The problem has been how they played once they got back home. Shanahan and the Niners are looking to change that...

Oakland to require COVID-19 vaccine for students 12 and up

Sep. 23, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Oakland Board of Education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend in-person school. The move late Wednesday makes Oakland Unified the first school district in Northern California to adopt a...

Packers make another Bay Area trip to face 49ers

Sep. 23, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

GREEN BAY (1-1) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-0) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: 49ers by 4, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Green Bay 1-1; San Francisco 1-1 SERIES RECORD: Packers lead...

Dodgers fall 2 games back in NL West, lose to Rockies 10-5

Sep. 23, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — First Julio Urías. Now Walker Buehler. That's back-to-back off outings from key cogs in a Los Angeles rotation that boasted the best ERA in baseball. Logging too many innings? Wearing down? Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had a simpler...

Bryant, Posey lead Giants to 8-6 win over fading Friars

Sep. 23, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Scott Kazmir got the San Francisco Giants into a jam and rookie reliever Camilo Doval got them right out of it. Doval got three huge outs on eight pitches at a pivotal juncture for the Giants, who beat the free-falling San Diego Padres 8-6 Wednesday...

COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff

Sep. 22, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's “now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving back to online...