Kings Fall To Houston Rockets 105-100 In Season Opener At G1C

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Last season, the Sacramento Kings were all about playing in brand new Golden 1 Center for the first time since leaving Sleep Train Arena in North Natomas. For the start of the 2017-2018 campaign, the team was clearly about breaking in the youth movement against the Houston Rockets to usher in what […]

Carr Returns, But Oakland Raiders’ Losing Skid Continues

OAKLAND, Calif. — Despite suffering a transverse fracture in his back two weeks ago, quarterback Derek Carr returned to action for the Oakland Raiders against the Los Angeles Chargers. But his presence on the field wasn’t enough to halt a losing streak. The Raiders dropped their fourth-straight loss after Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field […]

NFL May Change Policy That Players ‘Should’ Stand for Anthem

(AP) – NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players “should” stand during the national anthem, a guideline the league has left to the discretion of players who kneeled in large numbers after criticism from President Donald Trump. Commissioner Roger Goodell told club executives Tuesday in a […]

Karyn White To Debut Film & Music

SACRAMENTO – She’s been away from the music industry for 17 years, but the singer most known for her hit “Superwoman,” says she hasn’t put away her cape just yet. “Everybody loves a comeback story,” says Karyn White. Ms. White, a former resident of Sacramento now living in Atlanta, will be back in town next […]

OJ Simpson freed; parole official says he’ll live in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at a remote Nevada prison where O.J. Simpson was set free after nine years for armed robbery arranged the former football and Hollywood star’s dead-of-night departure to avoid public scrutiny. It worked. Simpson signed release paperwork and disappeared into the darkness early Sunday, minutes into the first day he was […]

Sacramento Kings Respond To Trump’s Comments

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — It was supposed to be media day where the Sacramento Kings would come in for the opening day of training camp to do promos, take photos, mingle with the local press and talk casually about the upcoming season. In some instances, that’s how it played out at the Kings’ Training Center. But […]

Kings’ Zach Randolph gets community service after LA arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service on Wednesday after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident last month at a Los Angeles housing project, prosecutors said. Randolph entered a no-contest plea during a court appearance Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 150 hours […]

Supporters want Colin Kaepernick signed by NFL season start

NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against Blacks, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside National Football League headquarters on Wednesday, demanding that he be signed by the start of the […]

Common Leads Socially-Conscious Concert in Sacramento (Video)

SACRAMENTO (CBM) – More than 25,000 people gathered in Sacramento on the West steps of the State Capitol for a concert focused on social justice issues. The Imagine Justice concert featured Common, J. Cole, Goapele, Andra Day, Ledisi and a handful of other speakers such as Bryonn Bain and Van Jones. Goapele opened the concert […]

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told […]