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Sports Night: Will Peyton Manning get a chance to remind NFL how good he is?

Furillo: Peyton Manning could be as good as ever

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, the NFL’s career passing leader in yards and touchdowns, could be playing his last game in Sunday’s Super Bowl 50. If the game is close in the final minutes, Manning could show that he’s as good as he ever was.

Levi’s Stadium field prepares for Super Bowl spotlight

The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will take the field at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday in Super Bowl 50. The teams can thank a Livingston-based farm for the playing surface.

Former Sacramento State QB Greg Knapp took long road to Super Bowls

Greg Knapp made an impact as Sacramento State’s quarterback, leading the Hornets to an 8-3 season in 1985. He then coached at the university for nine years before landing NFL jobs. Now he’s the quarterbacks coach for the Denver Broncos, who on Sunday will play in their second Super Bowl in three seasons.

49ers: Boldin to be highlighted on NFL Honors show

Anquan Boldin, a 49ers wide receiver, and his Q81 organization have been active in helping NFL players adjust to life after football. On Saturday, Boldin – a finalist for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year award for the second consecutive year – will be highlighted on the NFL Honors show on CBS.

Super Bowl: Follow The Bee’s live coverage

Get live Super Bowl 50 updates, highlights, photos and more key information from The Sacramento Bee’s coverage team: Matt Barrows, Ailene Voisin, Andy Furillo and Matt Kawahara, as well as visual journalists providing photos and video.

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Today’s video: Broncos’ Todd Davis remembers Sac State roots

Kings: More big performances doom team in Brooklyn

In Friday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets, the Kings’ sixth in seven games, Brooklyn scores 128 points and hits 18 three-pointers, both season highs. Individually, Joe Johnson has season-best totals in points (27) and assists (11), Bojan Bogdanovic hits a career-high seven threes, and Donald Sloan scores a season-high 17 points.

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Republic FC: Elk Grove native now playing for home team

Five years after leaving home, Elk Grove native Matt LaGrassa is back after Republic FC signed the former Pleasant Grove High and Cal Poly standout for the 2016 season.

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