Sports Night: Kings miss Cousins in loss

Kings: Cousins’ absence stings in loss

Rajon Rondo matches a Sacramento-era record with 18 assists and falls one rebound shy of a triple double, but it isn’t enough as the host Miami Heat beat the Kings 116-109 on Thursday. Sacramento plays without DeMarcus Cousins, banned a game by the NBA for a forearm Wednesday.

Kings notes: Belinelli lets loose

Kings coach George Karl believes he can get more production from one of his favorite reserves. And on Thursday, Marco Belinelli delivers with 23 points.

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High school football: Unbeatens live on in playoffs

A record 10 undefeated teams remain after the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs. The Bee’s Joe Davidson analyzes five games to watch Friday.

College football: Trading places in the Big Game

For four years, defensive lineman Brennan Scarlett has been part of the Cal-Stanford rivalry with the Bears. This year, he’ll suit up for the Cardinal. “It’s crazy,” he says.

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