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Sports Night: Five thoughts on future of 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick

49ers: Can Kap reinvent himself elsewhere?

Though general manager Trent Baalke insists Colin Kaepernick’s days with the 49ers might not be over, it’s unlikely they will keep the quarterback, who is due $14.3 million next season, if he doesn’t want to stay. The Panthers’ Cam Newton is an example of a successful quarterback who has less than pinpoint accuracy but an ability to run.

NFL number crunch: Closer look at Thursday’s games

The statistical standouts and stumbles in the Thanksgiving Day tripleheader.

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Kings: Lineups are sorting themselves out

It’s taken 16 games for coach George Karl to figure out which of his 10 new players fit together best. That familiarity breeds a comfort on the court, and it’s beginning to show.

Game plan: Kings vs. Timberwolves

The Kings return from a five-game trip and welcome the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday to Sleep Train Arena. Here’s what you need to know.

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Prep football: Breaking down Friday’s semifinals

Folsom will put its state-leading 28-game winning streak on the line against St. Mary’s of Stockton in a Division I matchup, and Oak Ridge and Elk Grove will meet in an intriguing Division II showdown. The Bee’s Joe Davidson breaks down all of the games, including a Division III semifinal between unbeatens Placer and Central Catholic of Modesto.

Prep notes: Boys and girls basketball rankings

The programs from Sheldon (boys) and McClatchy (girls) start the season atop The Bee’s Top 20. Who else is ranked?

Remote patrol: Big weekend for college football

Where would sports fans be without a DVR? This Friday and Saturday should provide plenty of reasons for heavy-duty use.

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