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Sports Night: Kings, Cousins can go far – minus the scowl

Andy Furillo: Time for center to step up and lead

There is no question Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has a wealth of talent. But if he is the face of the franchise, the face that’s presented is too often a frown.

▪ NBA experts wait for when, not if, Kings clash with coach George Karl

▪ The Bee’s Jason Jones ranks the NBA, from the Warriors to the 76ers. Sorry, 76ers.

Timberwolves coach Saunders dies of cancer at 60

The man who began his career on basketball’s back roads became one of the NBA’s most powerful figures. His battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma ended Sunday.

▪ A photo gallery marks the NBA career of the late coach.

NBA LINKS

▪ Scoreboard/schedule

▪ Kings results and upcoming games

Raiders: Carr’s three touchdown passes help in win over Chargers

The Raiders’ 37-29 win in San Diego felt a lot like a home game with the amount of Silver and Black supporters on hand. Quarterback Derek Carr and wide receiver Amari Cooper enjoy big games, and the pass defense is solid when it counts.

▪ Check out a photo gallery from the Raiders’ victory over the Chargers.

▪ Missed Sunday’s games? The Week 7 gallery will catch you up with everything in less than two minutes, you know, give or take.

NFL LINKS

▪ Scoreboard/schedule

▪ Standings

▪ Stat leaders

Same Royals in Series as last season? Think again

There were only 12 players on their 25-man roster for the American League Championship Series against Toronto that were on the roster against the Giants last fall. So who are these guys?

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LINKS

▪ Scoreboard

▪ Postseason at a glance

▪ How to find baseball box scores at sacbee.com

High school football: Who is the next Player of the Week

That is up to you to decide. Ignore the pressure and vote. You have until noon Thursday.

▪ High school sports at sacbee.com

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