Sports Night: Hot prep football on tap

High school football: Action expected to be hot

The action on the field is usually heated, but the weather could add to the intensity of high school football games for Week 2. The Bee’s Joe Davidson breaks down five key games this weekend.

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49ers: Grounding the ‘Hayne Plane’

Jarryd Hayne hype is soaring skyward as the 49ers’ opener approaches. But the coach with perhaps the most say on whether the Aussie suits up Monday is doing his best to bring it down to earth.

NFL season opener: Brady, Patriots roll

Tom Brady throws for four touchdowns to his tight ends, three going to favorite target Rob Gronkowski, as the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots beat Pittsburgh 28-21 in the NFL’s season opener.

Sacramento State football: Banks gets another shot at Browning

Joey Banks of Sacramento State had a busy game – and a defeat – the last time he opposed quarterback Jake Browning. That was in their high school days. Banks is hoping for better results when the Hornets face the Washington Huskies on Saturday.

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