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 […]

Stephen Curry, Jerry Rice and Charles Barkley Headline All-Star Field at the 2017 AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP

LAKE TAHOE – NBC Sports Group will provide unprecedented comprehensive on air and digital coverage this week of the nation’s premier celebrity golf tournament, the American Century Championship from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe. A field of 89 participants from the world of sports and entertainment will compete in the three-day tournament, vying […]

Kings land veteran free agents Zach Randolph, George Hill

(AP) – The Sacramento Kings added veteran help to their young roster on Tuesday by agreeing to free-agent contracts with forward Zach Randolph and point guard George Hill. Randolph left Memphis for a $24 million, two-year deal to reunite with former Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger in Sacramento, a person with knowledge of the agreement told […]

Kings Get Fox At No. 5, Usher In Wave Of Young Players

SACRAMENTO — Based on what is now the completed 2017 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings should have one of the youngest teams in the NBA once the 2017-2018 season start. The Kings drafted three players in the first round and one early in the second round to signal their efforts of a rebuilding franchise. Two […]

The Departure of Sacramento Kings President Chris Grange

Sacramento, Calif. – The Sacramento Kings President Chris Granger released the following statement announcing the departure of Kings President Chris Granger. “The Kings are in an amazing place, and it’s time for me to take on a new challenge. Together, we reenergized downtown Sacramento, creating the world’s most technologically advanced and sustainable arena that our […]

Cosby’s only criminal sex-assault case ends in hung jury, mistrial

(AP) – The sexual-assault trial of Bill Cosby ended in a mistrial Saturday, an ambiguous outcome that did little to repair the iconic entertainer’s shattered reputation and left prosecutors vowing a retrial as soon as this year. After five days and 52 hours of deliberations in the Norristown courthouse, the jury said it was hopelessly […]

Sacramento Golfer Cameron Champ Plays In U.S. Open In Wisconsin

HARTFORD, WI – Sacramento’s Cameron Champ celebrated his 22nd birthday in style as the talented golfer teed off in his first ever U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday. Champ is competing in the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. A senior for the Texas A&M Aggies’ golf team, this is Champ’s first major tournament. […]

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and ran a circle around LeBron James, then drove left through the paint and beat him to the rim for a right-handed layup over the star’s outstretched arm in a move reminiscent of his recent MVP magic. Steve Kerr got a front-row seat again for […]

Iconic Ebony Magazine Moves from Chicago to Los Angeles

(NNPA) – Los Angeles has lured another Black icon away from the Windy City. The company that now owns EBONY and Jet magazines, recently announced that the editorial teams for both publications will relocate to Tinsel Town. The move marks another loss for Chicago, which was once a magnet for Black-owned media. The Chicago Tribune […]