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Sports Night: Republic FC goes high-tech

Republic FC: Players monitored via GPS during practice, games

A technology called Playertek will be used this season to track Republic FC players’ metrics and aid with injury prevention. The system will provide information such as distance covered, how many tackles are made, a player’s fastest sprint and more.

Today’s video: Republic FC coach Paul Buckle talks about Playertek

Kings: Defensive ace Anderson seeing more playing time

James Anderson got off to a rough start offensively this season. But he’s shooting 52.2 percent his past four games, three of which he started.

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49ers: Jim Harbaugh still high on Kaepernick

Former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says he would give Colin Kaepernick a great recommendation – “one that would knock their socks off,” he says – should any NFL team ask his opinion.

Making the rounds: Jessup golf team visits home of legend Byron Nelson

Two weeks ago, the William Jessup University men’s team was in Texas for a tournament. The trip also included a memorable dinner at the late Byron Nelson’s home, thanks to a chance meeting two years ago between Nelson’s widow, Peggy, and coach Tim Hovancsek.

Golf: Dixon’s Nick Watney to miss rest of the season with ailing back

Ballpark grub: Braves to dish up massive ‘Burgerizza’ this season

Among the concession items on the menu this season at the Atlanta Braves’ Turner Field will be a “Burgerizza,” which is a 20-ounce grilled beef patty with two 8-inch pepperoni pizzas serving as buns. It includes five slices of cheese and bacon.

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