The Kings are in the midst of their annual offseason pursuit of a starting shooting guard. General manager Vlade Divac has made restricted free-agent shooting guard Dion Waiters a top priority during free agency, according to league sources, including one who says Waiters will visit the team in Sacramento this weekend.
Mike Conley and All-Stars Andre Drummond and DeMar DeRozan are staying put. So are Hassan Whiteside and Nicolas Batum. Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah and many more players are on the move – and some are getting paid as they never could have imagined.
The past 15 months have shown how ripe the Sacramento region has become in football, basketball and baseball with five first-round draft picks: two in the NFL, two in baseball and one in the NBA.
Fourth of July weekend means it’s time to celebrate the heritage and traditions that make us a single people. “Americana,” we call it all, and what better transcends our differences than baseball and music? On both counts, you can paint Giants pitcher Jake Peavy in red, white and U.S. blues.
A’s ace Sonny Gray gave up seven runs, hit a batter and threw two wild pitches in six innings while losing his sixth consecutive decision in a 7-3 loss to the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. The right-hander is winless since April 22.
Conor Gillaspie fell a home run shy of the cycle, and Johnny Cueto settled down after a rocky start to earn his 12th victory as the Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4.
In the latest epic of their longtime rivalry – and billed as the last showdown in their home country – Michael Phelps edged Ryan Lochte in the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Neb.
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