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Sports Night: Kings’ Collison a bright spot

Kings: Collison leads improved second unit

Darren Collison looks like a leader, even if it’s not what the Kings envisioned for him when the point guard was brought in a year ago as a starter.

Kings: Keys vs. Lakers

The Bee’s Jason Jones breaks down Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers, including broadcast information, three keys and projected starters.

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On 49ers: Team fails Kaepernick more than he fails it

Colin Kaepernick likely has no future in San Francisco beyond this year. But how does someone go from winning four of six playoff games – three of them on the road – to having to be defended in a players-only meeting?

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High school football: League titles, playoffs at stake

The Bee’s Joe Davidson analyzes five games to watch in the Sacramento region for Week 9: No. 1 Folsom (8-0) at No. 3 Oak Ridge (8-1); No. 2 Elk Grove (8-0) vs. No. 10 Franklin (5-3); No. 7 Granite Bay (5-3) at No. 8 Rocklin (5-3); No. 16 Cosumnes Oaks (5-3) at No. 14 Whitney (6-2); and Union Mine (5-3) at Cordova (4-4).

Player of the Week: Braeden Bourke, Christian Brothers

Quarterback Braeden Bouke has anticipated competing for a league title since his freshman season. As a senior, he’s leading his team down that path.

Horse racing: Star-studded Breeders’ Cup

The cast for the $24.5 million world thoroughbred championships could not be more accomplished. Among the 175 horses entered in 13 stakes are American Pharoah, the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years, and European superstar Golden Horn.

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