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Sacramento's 'Plan B' for new arena declared dead

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's "Plan B" to build a new sports arena is dead. The second option for a new arena for the Sacramento Kings - or any other professio ...

Fans weigh in on Kings? draft options

The Sacramento Kings had a slight chance to grab the top overall pick in the NBA Draft on June 28, but ultimately ended up with the No. 5 pick after Wednesday?s NBA Draft Lottery. ...

Lakers forward Jordan Hill charged with assault

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.  - Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill faces a felony assault charge after his girlfriend accused him of choking and shoving her in Houston earlier this ...

NBA has much, wants more

Lately, I have been hearing a lot about the NBA lockout. Though it is finally settled, I still find it outrageous that the players are getting hugely overpaid, and are asking for e ...

Jim Ruffalo: Times are rife with organizing and recall fever

Apparently the idea of organizing is alive and well, and I’m not talking about the Republican Party’s over-reaching debacle at Ohio. No, all anybody needs to do is look around ...

What do you think of the first two weeks of Kings games being cancelled because of the NBA lockout?

Ernie Tenderich, Auburn Occupation: Insurance Salesmen “I think it’s B.S.; I think the NBA players act like prima donnas. I don’t think their lifestyle is restricted enough ...

How does ‘old school’ basketball stack up against today’s?

Placer graduate Bernhard Peat played professional basketball in Germany for 17 years, from 1979-1996. He took some time to explain how his experiences as a professional player ma ...

Kings offering four new ticket plans

The Sacramento Kings on Thursday will begin offering four new ticket plans for the 2011-12 NBA season: flex, big game, weekend and half season.“We’ve listened carefully ...

Count reader out of paying for arena

“We ask you to remain open-minded,” said (Sacramento) Mayor Kevin Johnson to 70 Placer Chamber of Commerce members from Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln and Auburn. Then with a wi ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...