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Kings: They beat Pistons, end slump

The Kings end a six-game losing streak with a 101-92 win over the Detroit Pistons. So, what can be learned? “Just win,” says DeMarcus Cousins. “(Shoot), I’ll take the hit. If it results in this, I’ll take the hit. I’ll be the scapegoat.”

Kings: Cousins apologizes for postgame tirade

Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins apologizes for his profanity-laced tirade aimed at coach George Karl after Monday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs.

Furillo: Kings’ issues not as bad as the Nets’

If any of the Kings’ first 10 contests is a must-have, it will be Friday’s at Sleep Train Arena against Brooklyn. The Nets must be beaten, no matter what the deal is with DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl.

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Prep football: Section playoffs no time to be conservative

It’s an accomplishment to reach the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs. But winning in the postseason is an entirely different game. The Bee’s Joe Davidson breaks down what to watch.

Sac State: Men’s basketball captains have big shoes to fill

Sacramento State’s Cody Demps and Nick Hornsby know they have big high-tops to fill. The Hornets men’s basketball team captains for the 2015-16 season assume the leadership roles vacated by Mikh McKinney and Dylan Garrity, two of the most successful players to wear the green and gold.

Sac State: Women’s basketball team wants more

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team continued to raise the bar for frenzied, up-tempo basketball in Year 2 of coach Bunky Harkleroad’s “The System” during the 2014-15 season. Yet despite posting lofty statistics, Harkleroad and his players figure they have yet to put the pedal all the way to the metal.

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