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Sports Night: New coaches ready to roll

High school football: Some lead top area teams. Others face hard times. For new coaches, the pressure is on.

From traditional Sacramento area high school football powers to those trying to get back on the winning track, first-year coaches dot the area landscape.

These five matchups offer exciting start to high school football in Sacramento region

The Bee sizes up five Friday openers to kick off the high school football season, including Jesuit at Granite Bay and Vista del Lago at Oak Ridge.

Voisin: 49ers female assistant Sowers takes 2 whacks at tradition. What took so long for NFL?

The 49ers’ Katie Sowers is the NFL’s second full-time female assistant and first openly gay coach in major pro sports. Kyle Shanahan called hiring her an easy decision.

Today’s video: Kaepernick supporters threaten boycott outside NFL headquarters

NFL: The five myths of Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment

One year later, a look back at former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s flag protest and the narratives that have sprung up since.

Raiders: Team expects Penn to see some action after ending holdout

Raiders Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn is expected to get on the field for at least a few plays this week after ending his lengthy contract holdout.

Kings: This is the all-time franchise roster as ‘NBA 2K18’ sees it: What would yours be?

Take-Two Interactive has released its All-Time Kings team that will be playable in “NBA 2K18.” Three Sacramento-era favorites make the starting roster.

Baseball to show off creativity, allow ‘thank you’ messages during Players Weekend

Major League Baseball teams will showcase nicknames and creativity while saying “thank you” to fans during the first Players Weekend, which starts Friday.

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