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Former King Isaiah Thomas receives royal welcome at Rocklin’s Hardwood Palace

When drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 2011, Isaiah Thomas was a stranger to the region. Most Kings fans knew very little of the young Washington native either. Now, just over th ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

Johnson: Maloofs sign off on Kings' future in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced to screaming throngs of Kings fans Friday that the deal to sell the NBA franchise to a group led by software tycoon Vive ...

Take me out to the ballgame

Many of us are sports fans, whether we play the games or watch them; not only because of the enjoyment but also to keep them alive and well. Although I cover local sports, I can&r ...

Christmas specials

I have to open this column with the news that my stepdaughter brought into this world a bouncing baby boy, 12:05 a.m., Tuesday. I’ve never known why newborn boys were referred to ...

Thunder Valley Casino owners' Indian tribal council faces recall

A fissure over leadership of United Auburn Indian Community threatens to overturn the Thunder Valley Casino owner’s tribal council. A breakaway group supported by former tribal ...

Kings arena financing plans, Placer County role, grow clearer

SACRAMENTO – The drive to keep the Sacramento Kings is also planning to keep its hand out of Placer County taxpayer pocketbooks. The 100-strong Think BIG committee of regional l ...