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Sports Night: Kings try to talk it out

Kings: Players, coaches meet to clear the air

A meeting that was supposed to be just for players becomes a group therapy session as Kings players, coaches and front-office members vent their frustrations Tuesday over the team’s 1-7 start.

Ailene Voisin: Kings’ plight in Karl’s hands

The Kings can call a million meetings, but this season will be salvaged only if George Karl is George Karl.

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Giants: Shortstop Crawford wins first Gold Glove

Giants manager Bruce Bochy says he often heard opposing coaches and managers use the term “Gold Glove shortstop” to describe Brandon Crawford last season. That can now be considered an official designation.

49ers: Cromartie, crew of castoffs delivered on Sunday

Cornerback Marcus Cromartie and the rest of a makeshift 49ers secondary kept Atlanta star wide receiver Julio Jones out of the end zone and held the Falcons to 16 points, their second lowest total of the season. It was a common thread Sunday – players dismissed as could-have-beens flipping the script, having fans wondering, “What could they be?”

Golf: Head pros an endangered species

The life of a head golf professional is tough. No, really. It is. That what makes the staying power of head pros Jim Salazar (27 years at Sierra View), Mike Green (22 years at Del Paso) and Dave Bingham (19 years at Valley Hi) impressive.

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High school football: Vote for the Player of the Week

You have until Thursday at noon to vote for Colby Carrera of Vista del Lago, Dante Davis of Cosumnes Oaks, Elijah Garcia of Lincoln, Dalton Gee of Del Oro or Lamar Jackson of Franklin.

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