Sports Night: Five Kings games to watch

Voisin: Boogie’s return to Sacramento highlights five games Kings fans should get excited about

The Kings open the season at home Oct. 18 against the Houston Rockets. Eight days later, DeMarcus Cousins returns to Golden 1 Center for the first time.

Kings: Team’s second season at Golden 1 Center to blast off with visit from Rockets

The 2017-18 NBA schedule was released Monday. The Kings open at home against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 18. The majority of home games will be played at 7 p.m., a change from last year.

49ers: Reid won’t kneel – but won’t stop talking, either

After two high-profile players recently sat during the national anthem, 49ers safety Eric Reid talks about his protest and a recent conversation with Colin Kaepernick.

Today’s video: Jerry Rice warms up during 49ers practice

Baseball: A day after getting his first hit, former Sacramento State star breaks out

Former Sacramento State slugger Rhys Hoskins has a huge day during the Philadelphia Phillies’ loss to the San Diego Padres on Monday.

Giants: Stanton hits team-record 43rd homer in Marlins’ victory

Giancarlo Stanton hits his team-record 43rd home run, connecting in his fifth straight game, to send the Miami Marlins over the visiting Giants 8-3.

A’s: Gallagher hits slam for 1st MLB homer to lead Royals to win

Cam Gallagher hits a grand slam for his first career home run and second big league hit to lead the Kansas City Royals past the visiting A’s 6-2.




A’s schedule

Giants schedule

High schools: Some struggling prep football programs have ‘motivation of not going 0-10 again’

There are more struggling high school football programs in the Sacramento area than powerhouse ones, so how to jump-start things when all seems bleak?

Traditional powers highlighted in next wave of The Bee’s prep football rankings

Elk Grove and Grant, teams that have a long history of winning, headline this installment of The Bee’s Top 20 football rankings. Here are teams 6-10.

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