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Kings: Offseason will demand big decisions

Do the Kings re-sign veteran point guard Rajon Rondo? Do they entertain trade offers for DeMarcus Cousins? Does coach George Karl stay? The Kings’ front office will be put to the test, and right now, it looks a little thin.

Today’s video: Cousins nervous, but enjoys Skills competition

Kings: Cousins discusses his ‘ugly’ side

DeMarcus Cousins says he’s more comfortable the second time around at All-Star Weekend, and it shows when he lets his guard down and allows his wit to come through. It’s not his fault if he doesn’t look as if he’s enjoying himself while he’s on the court. “I’m an ugly dude,” Cousins says.

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Republic FC: Rapids win friendly at Bonney Field

The visiting Colorado Rapids score in the 86th minute as the Major League Soccer team disappoints an announced crowd of 10,240 at Bonney Field on Saturday night. The match was the first of the season for Republic FC, which lost five starters and a handful of other players from last season’s playoff team.

Giants: Panik looks forward to full season

Giants second baseman Joe Panik is returning from his bout with back inflammation. He’s batting .309 in 173 major-league games, and hopes to add significantly to the latter figure this year after missing most of the second half last season.

Video: Hunter Pence entertains at the Giants’ FanFest

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