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 […]

Jury selection enters 2nd day in Bill Cosby sex assault case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jury selection resumed Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial as prosecutors and the defense seek to fill out a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates in a case that has attracted worldwide publicity. A third of the initial jury pool already had an opinion about Cosby’s guilt or innocence, and […]

Down 25 Points in 1st Half, Warriors Come Back To Beat Spurs in Game 1

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors overcame a 25-point deficit in the first half to come back to beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Stephen Curry had 40 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals for the Warriors, who are now 9-0 in the NBA […]

Warriors Beat Jazz 115-104, Now Headed To Salt Lake City For Games 3 and 4

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors now have a 6-0 record in the NBA playoffs after beating the visiting Utah Jazz 115-104 in Game 2 of the Second Round. Kevin Durant had 25 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists for the Warriors (2-0). Stephen Curry added 23 points, seven assists, four rebounds and two […]