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Rankings mover of the week: Nicole Gibbs (up)

Jul 22, 2014
Rankings mover of the week: Nicole Gibbs (up)

Ex-Stanford star Nicole Gibbs, shown two weeks ago in the Sacramento Challenger, jumped 25 spots to a career-high No. 142 in the world.    Former Stanford star Nicole Gibbs rose 25 places to a career-high No. 142 in the world by winning last ...

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TV schedule, calendar

Jul 22, 2014

TV SCHEDULE(All times in California)Wednesday   Umag (men), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 1-5 p.m. (delay), 5-9 p.m. (repeat), 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday (repeat). Thursday   Umag (men), round of 16, Tennis Channel, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Larson To Race Sprint Cup, Nationwide AND Trucks This Weekend

Larson To Race Sprint Cup, Nationwide AND Trucks This Weekend

compiled from stories written by Hollie Cain, NASCAR.ComSaying he can't wait to "get mud all over my face" again Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson confirmed he will be competing in the Camping World Truck Series 1-800 CarCash ...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Gov Signs Bill To Limit Football Contact Practices

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation limiting full-contact football practice for California teenagers, his office announced Monday.The legislation comes amid increasing concern about head injuries in football. Assembly Bill 2127, presented...

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Summer league championship brings excitement to Sacramento

Jul 21, 2014
Summer league championship brings excitement to Sacramento

By: Manny Vieites The Sacramento Kings are the champions of the 2014 NBA Summer League by defeating the Houston Rockets 77-68. Ray McCallum was named the NBA Summer League Championship MVP for his great heroics scoring 29 points with nine rebounds. McCallum showed Kings fans that he can compete at a high level and...

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Ducks, geese and teenage girls along seedy stretch of river

Jul 21, 2014

I don’t know what to make of the two teenage girls in skimpy attire I saw last Friday afternoon. They were  wading in the lower American River. A minute later, a girl with a small dog came out of the woods … Continue reading

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Kings advance to summer league final

Jul 20, 2014

By: Manny Vieites The Sacramento Kings (5-1) cruise into the finals of the 2014 Summer League by defeating the Washington Wizards (5-2) 74-62. Sacramento had a 39-10 run that spanned through the first and second quarters to grab a significant lead and take the game by storm. MarShon Brooks was leading the way for...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Riffice earns national boys doubles title on clay

Jul 20, 2014

   Chalk up another national junior title for Roseville and the Sacramento region.   Sam Riffice teamed with Vasil Kirkov of Tampa, Fla., to rout Robert Loeb of Hilton Head, S.C., and Alex Phillips of Peachtree City, Ga., 6-1, 6-1 o...

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Kings advance to semi-final in summer league

Jul 19, 2014
Kings advance to semi-final in summer league

By: Manny Vieites  The Sacramento Kings defeat the Chicago Bulls 80-61 in the quarterfinals at the NBA Summer League. Bulls first round draft pick Doug McDermott did not take part in today’s action off a coaching decision. Today was an all around team win for the Kings shooting 49 percent from the field with...

NorCal Tennis Czar
Mayo wins National Clay Courts in boys 14s

Jul 19, 2014

   Northern California juniors earned two titles on Friday in the USTA National Clay Court Championships, and more could come today.   Top-seeded Keenan Mayo of Roseville won the boys 14s in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., defeating 12th-see...

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