Sports Night: Kings end Texas-sized skid

Kings: Rondo, defense big in win

Rajon Rondo helps the Kings find their defensive direction in a 104-101 victory over the Mavericks on Thursday night at American Airlines Center. The win ends a four-game losing streak and a 22-game regular-season skid in Dallas.

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Today’s video: Catching up with Giants catcher Andrew Susac

Giants: Susac hopes to rebound from surgery

Giants catcher Andrew Susac shows signs in Thursday’s Cactus League game that he’s healthy after playing most of last season with nagging wrist discomfort. The Roseville native and Jesuit High School graduate gets a taste of the kind of situational at-bat he might see as Buster Posey’s likely backup.

Giants notes: Peavy encouraged despite rough debut

Giants right-hander Jake Peavy looks up from his locker as reporters file into the clubhouse, flashes a grin and says: “Uphill from here.”

High school basketball: Antelope, West Campus seek sweeps

Antelope and West Campus could celebrate twice this weekend. Boys and girls teams from both schools will play for Sac-Joaquin Section basketball championships Saturday at Sleep Train Arena.

UC Davis loses heartbreaker to Hawaii

Another close game, another tough loss for the UC Davis men’s basketball team. But the Aggies’ aren’t letting a 67-65 Big West Conference loss to league-leading Hawaii lessen their resolve a week ahead of the conference tournament.

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