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Sports Night: Spurs heat up in fourth, top Kings

Kings: Cousins returns, but losing streak grows

Following a four-game absence because of a strained Achilles’ tendon, DeMarcus Cousins returned to the Kings. Though the All-Star center had 21 points and 12 rebounds, the Kings dropped their sixth game in a row, falling 106-88, as the San Antonio Spurs dominated the fourth quarter 34-19 Monday night at Sleep Train Arena.

Kings notes: Ray McCallum looks forward to learning from Tony Parker

The Kings traded Ray McCallum to the Spurs last summer. Though McCallum started the final 30 games for the Kings, he didn’t mind being dealt to a team with an All-Star guard in Tony Parker and a proven backup in Patty Mills.

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49ers: Tomsula says Gabbert to start next game

Coach Jim Tomsula, who did not commit to Blaine Gabbert on Sunday as his starter for the 49ers’ next game, said Monday that Gabbert will start against the Seattle Seahawks following San Francisco’s bye week.

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Prep football: Playoffs to include streaks and milestones

Ten teams will take 10-0 records into the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs this week. Grant will take aim at its first championship repeat as it plays in its 25th consecutive postseason.

Prep football: Player of the Week

You have five players to choose from and until noon Thursday to vote.

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