NBA sources say the Kings will fire coach George Karl in the coming days amid the team’s worst stretch this season. The Kings have given up 120.8 points per game during their current four-game losing streak.
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Carolina quarterback Cam Newton had little to say after Sunday’s Super Bowl loss Denver. In addition to the outcome, he might have been upset by nearby interviews of Broncos players. Regardless, post-Super Bowl interviews could use revision.
The hybrid Bermuda turf from a San Joaquin Valley farm receives mixed reviews. Denver cornerback Aqib Talib said it was “terrible,” but Brocos kicker Brandon McManus said it was “pretty good.” Technically, the game went off smoothly, and stadium officials said 95 percent of the announced crowd of 71,088 cleared the area 45 minutes after the game.
Five area senior players passed the career 1,000-point mark, and Oak Ridge girls coach Steve White earned his 500th victory. Check out the Top 20 boys and girls teams.
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