The San Francisco 49ers open their preseason against the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, looking for players to fill key spots. Among them are a safety whose aggressiveness has been a surprise and a linebacker who is well known for his ability to blast opponents. The Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows assesses those two and one other player.
San Francisco 49ers training camp opens this week, and here's a look at 5 players fans should be watching, from experienced veteran centers and Sacramento area prospects to possible breakout players and more. 49ers insider Matt Barrows reports.
Preliminary work is beginning on a new soccer stadium, meant to be home to the Major League Soccer franchise Sacramento hopes to be awarded by December. These images show what the stadium is expected to look like.
Kosta Varvatakis, 28, and friend Rich Saturnino, 40, of Modesto, talk about the news on Monday, March 27, 2017, that the Oakland Raiders received approval from NFL owners to move the team to Las Vegas. (Brian Clarkemail@example.com)
NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The Raiders likely will play two or three more years in the Bay Area before their $1.7 billion stadium near the Las Vegas Strip is ready. Las Vegas, long taboo to the NFL because of its legalized gambling, also is getting an NHL team this fall, the Golden Knights.