Sacramento Kings Still Have Chance To “Make Some Noise” In 29 Games

NORTH NATOMAS — The Sacramento Kings let go assistant coach Vance Walberg from his duties on Wednesday, Feb. 17, nearly a year after hiring him to work alongside of head coach George Karl. The move, two days before the Kings take on the Denver Nuggets at Sleep Train Arena, was necessary, said Vice President of […]

Producer says Grammys doesn’t have Oscars diversity issue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A veteran Grammys executive producer says his awards show does not have a diversity issue like the Oscars and that it is not fair to compare the two programs. Ahead of Monday’s show, news outlets reported that the Grammys could be under fire since it planned to pay tribute to white […]

Even before controversy, Blacks cool to Oscars telecast

NEW YORK (AP) — The largest Black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards. Rock will be back as host this year, but it’s an open question how many Black viewers will […]

Celebrities Talk Diversity at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards

(NNPA) – The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards was a hit at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif., as Black entertainers showed their support for one another and the show, while some expressed concerns over the lack of diversity in other major award shows like the Academy Awards. “I think it’s very unfortunate that […]

Shaq Thompson Says Carolina Panthers Will “Bounce Back”

SANTA CLARA — More than 71,000 spectators, with beautiful weather to basked in, witnessed the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. This particular Super Bowl played out and into the hands of the defenses while both quarterbacks were basically non factors, despite the Denver […]

E’Twaun Moore Scorches Kings for 24, Bulls Trip Sacramento 107-102 For Victory

NORTH NATOMAS — The Sacramento Kings have a terrible habit of letting so-called, non-factor players from opposing teams have career nights in Sleep Train Arena this season. On Feb. 3, it was the Chicago Bulls E’Twaun Moore who averages 5.1 points per game. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard, in his fourth season out of Purdue, had […]

Gay scores 32 to lead Kings over Bucks, 111-104

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For the second time this season with teammate DeMarcus Cousins watching from the bench in street clothes, Rudy Gay tormented the Milwaukee Bucks. Gay had 32 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by defeating the Bucks 111-104 on Monday night. Sacramento won […]

CBS Sports Ready To Roll Out Solid Coverage For Super Bowl 50

SAN FRANCISCO — CBS Sports Network has aired 18 Super Bowls for the National Football League (NFL), including the first sporting event that was played between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 15, 1966. On Sunday, Feb. 7, the sports network has the dutiful honor to broadcast Super Bowl 50 as […]

Cousins Scores 56, But Kings Fall To Hornets 129-128 In Double Overtime

NORTH NATOMAS — Reserve guard Troy Daniels made a lay up and a 3-point shot with nine seconds left in double-overtime to give his Charlotte Hornets a 129-128 victory over the Sacramento Kings in double overtime on Monday, Jan. 25, at Sleep Train Arena. The Hornets stopped the Kings’ five-game winning streak and did it […]

Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson doc a tribute to his music

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — As a young artist, Michael Jackson knew he wanted to be legendary. “I will be magic,” he wrote as a teenager, outlining his plans for his career. “I will be better than every great actor roped in one.” Jackson’s drive to succeed and his striking talent as a singer, dancer […]