Jonas Jerebko, the newest Golden State Warriors player, believes teammate DeMarcus Cousins will not have setbacks returning from a torn Achilles tendon. Jerebko injured his in 2010, so he knows what it’s like.
The Philadelphia Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins upset top-seeded Jesus Aguilar of the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2018 T-Mobile Home Run Derby, but lost to the Chicago Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber minutes after setting an event record.
UC Davis senior wide receiver Keelan Doss was named the Big Sky Conference’s Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Also on the preseason team: UC Davis’ Wesley Preece and Sacramento State’s Mister Harriel, Andre Lindsey and George Obinna.
Hasan Minhaj, a Davis native who works on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” was Jerry Seinfeld’s guest on an episode of Netflix’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” In it, Minhaj mentions the Sacramento Kings.
NBA homecomings often have a storybook feel, but they aren't for everybody. While LeBron James' return to Cleveland in 2014 was wildly successful, other notable free agents, including Kevin Durant and Paul George, have passed on opportunities to sign with their hometown teams, thereby avoiding extra pressure and scrutiny.