Former Kings GM Geoff Petrie was offended by remarks characterizing his front office during the chaotic 2013 ownership transition. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive apologizes for the incident.
Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein has been asked to develop more as an offensive player, even though he’s primarily known as a defender. There have been bumps along the way but the second-year player is confident that, with hard work, he will improve offensively.
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The 49ers quarterback has performed well on big stages. Sunday’s game counts in that category. It will be Colin Kaepernick’s first start in nearly a year and his first under new coach Chip Kelly.
Do a search on social media for Khalil Mack and holding and there will be plenty of complaints about the lack of calls the Raiders’ All-Pro pass rusher has received along with some visual evidence of the non-calls. Mack, second in the NFL last season with 15 sacks, has just one sack this season. “You have to keep grinding,” defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. said of Mack.
The Aggies come close to playing a complete game against the Bears during a windy, raining homecoming at Aggie Stadium. Manusamoa Luuga rushes for 93 yards and two touchdowns on a career-high 27 carries, and Isiah Olave has game-securing pick-six with 2:55 to play.
Jeremy Calhoun’s three touchdowns kick-start a record runaway for the Montana Grizzlies on Saturday en route to a 68-7 Big Sky Conference thrashing of Sacramento State.
Christian Brothers High School senior running back Jamarri Jackson ties a national all-levels football record with a 99-yard touchdown run. Also, classy Dan Carmazzi enters the Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame.
Miguel Montero snaps an eighth-inning tie with the third pinch-hit grand slam in postseason history, and Chicago beats the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 in the opener Saturday night, moving the Cubs a step closer to their first pennant in 71 years.
Andrew Miller has Cleveland two wins from the World Series – and Toronto batters flailing. The lanky left-hander struck out the side in the seventh, two more in the eighth and has 10 strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings in the series. He has not allowed a run in 16 career postseason innings.
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