Every 17 years or so, Pete Rose likes to come to Sacramento. Rose is back, and he’ll be signing autographs at a memorabilia show on Saturday at the McClellan Conference Center. “You can’t go to a town too often,” Rose says of life in the memorabilia business.
The Kings have only used their first-round draft pick on a point guard twice in recent drafts, but they could look to trade up for Providence’s Kris Dunn, who is widely regarded as the best point guard prospect.
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Davis High standout shortstop Ryan Kreidler has a scholarship to UCLA and is projected as a third- to 10th-round pick in next month’s draft. Whichever career path he chooses, Kreidler is sure to have fun along the way.
Danny Valencia hits his first two home runs of the season in his first game back from a hamstring injury and the A’s beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Friday night to end a five-game skid.
Joe Panik homers for the second straight night, Jeff Samardzija has another strong outing and the Giants made it two in a row in Arizona with a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
About this time last year, right-hander Chris Heston was emerging as a revelation for the Giants’ starting rotation that was missing Jake Peavy and Matt Cain because of injuries. The early part of 2016 has played out differently.
49ers coach Chip Kelly has a group of quarterbacks that can run over a defense. That’s what the most prominent member of his 49ers group, Colin Kaepernick, is best known for. In recent weeks, however, Kelly has noted the running skills of his other passers.
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