Top Sacramento sports news: Kings excited to work with new coach; Raley Field's new backstop netting

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By Hoodline - Published on August 15, 2019.

Here’s the most recent top sports news you may have missed in Sacramento.

Report: St. Louis will get an MLS soccer team. Where does that leave Sacramento?

Major League Soccer will announce next week that St. Louis has secured one of the three expansion franchises currently available, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. No news yet on Sacramento’s efforts.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

Sacramento Kings excited to get rolling with former Lakers coach Luke Walton

De’Aaron Fox says new coach has been supportive of his effort to play for Team USA.

Read the full story on Whittier Daily News.

Raley Field fans protected by extended backstop netting

WEST SACRAMENTO -- Tuesday looked and sounded like any regular night around Raley Field in seasons past but now fans are watching the River Cats play under greater protection. After last year, Tiffany McFadden has no doubt about how much that means. 

Read the full story on FOX40.

How high school football teams fight heat: Otter Pops and blocking sled ‘water world’

Decades ago, high school football coaches in Sacramento ran their kids into the ground and held them “hostage” from water. Now, water is a must, and some coaches add fun to the mix in 105-degree temperatures.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

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