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Who Will Start for the Sacramento Kings in 2015-16?

With the Sacramento Kings opening their training camp this week, there will be no shortage of story lines and intrigue abound. How will Rajon Rondo fit? […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Scoring Drought Ends 2015 Season

A second United Soccer League title in two years – or a repeat of last year’s “Miracle at Bonney” against league rival Los Angeles – wasn’t in the cards for Sacramento Republic FC Saturday night. The end was ugly. After Sacramento ended on the wrong side of the 1-0 quarterfinals playoff game, several LA Galaxy […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Opens 2015 USL Playoffs at Bonney Field Saturday

Sacramento looks to begin its defense of last year’s United Soccer League crown with a rematch of last year’s “Miracle at Bonney” against in-state rival LA Galaxy II. In a semi-final playoff match last year, Sacramento, led by Midfielder Rodrigo Lopez’s hat trick, rallied from a late 2-0 deficit to pull off the stunning 3-2 […]

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The 2015-16 Sacramento Kings: Change is Good (and Necessary)

As the Sacramento Kings closed the curtains on another disappointing season last April, the franchise was keenly aware significant changes had to be made. Since the moment Vivek Ranadivé saved professional basketball in Sacramento as we know it, change has been the one constant. It has been musical chairs in and around the Kings’ front […]

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River Cats End Disappointing Season on High Note

The Sacramento River Cats wrapped up their 2015 season Monday on a positive note, pummeling the Albuquerque Isotopes 11-0 at Raley Field behind a combined four-hit shutout by Nik Turley and Matt Cain. The 2015 season was the first as the Triple A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, who are defending their 2014 World […]

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Colorado Springs Goalkeeper Too Much for Sacramento

An onslaught on Colorado Springs Switchbacks goalkeeper Devala Gorrick wasn’t enough to prevent a 1-0 Sac Republic loss Saturday night at a sold-out Bonney Field. Gorrick withstood an 11-3 shot on goal advantage by Sacramento as Colorado Springs (12-7-2, 38 points) shut out Sacramento to move into first place in the United Soccer League’s Western […]

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Sacramento Surprise: Republic FC Coach Preki Resigns

Just one more game in Sacramento remains for Republic FC coaching legend, Predrag Radosavjlevic, aka Preki. A surprise announcement Wednesday afternoon announced that Preki, 52, was leaving for an unnamed job in the United Kingdom (though he’s rumored as a top candidate for Leicester City of the English Premier League). Perk will coach his final […]

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Plenty of Star Power, but Not Wins, at Raley Field in 2015

If current and former major league stars – and not Sacramento wins – are what fans are seeking when they head out to Raley Field, then 2015 has been a dream season. At the virtual half-way point, fans have been treated to the high profile rehab appearances by Hunter Pence, Jake Peavy and Matt Cain […]

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A New Look and a Convincing U.S. Open Cup Second Round Win

Sacramento Republic FC debuted a new look Wednesday night at Bonney Field and the eggshell white uniforms were a hit performance-wise as Sacramento scored a convincing 4-2 victory over Sonoma County Sol in the second round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Forward Thomas Stewart scored three of Sacramento’s four goals, including two […]

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Hunter Pence Comes to Sacramento

Fans of minor league baseball know that some of the best moments at the ballpark can come when a current major leaguer or two show up rehabilitating an injury. That happened at Raley Field last weekend when Hunter Pence, one of the most popular members of the World Champion San Francisco Giants, showed up to […]

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River Cats Roar into First Place to Open 2015 Season

Some things don’t change for the Sacramento River Cats. Like being in first place in the standings or being ranked high in attendance, despite the major change in major league affiliate — from the Oakland A’s to San Francisco Giants — that has occurred in 2015. Heading into Friday’s homestead at Raley Field against Albuquerque, […]

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Baseball & Soccer Enjoy Historic Sacramento Openers

It was a week of historic openers for two of Sacramento’s professional sports teams. And both had a lot to celebrate. For the River Cats, it was the end of one era (being the Oakland A’s Triple A affiliate) and the beginning of another (joining the San Francisco Giants family). For Sacramento Republic FC, it was […]

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Sacramento State’s Best Season Ever Ends at The Nest

It wasn’t supposed to end like this for Sacramento State’s best Division I season ever. Not after winning its first postseason game at this level. Not after holding a 14-point second half lead. Not at the friendly confines of The Nest. But the season did end before yet another sellout crowd, and Sacramento fell 78-73 […]

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Sacramento Republic FC scores “walk-off win” in ugly ending at UC Davis

Was it really a “friendly” match Saturday between the pros (United Soccer League champs Sacramento Republic FC) and the college kids (the UC Davis’ Aggies)? Not so much. With Sacramento holding onto a 1-0 advantage in the match’s 66th minute of play before a sellout crowd of 1,300 at the Aggie Hornet Stadium in Davis, […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Marches into UC Davis Friendly Match

The Sacramento Republic FC, fresh off two friendly high-profile home losses — one at a sold out Bonney Field to the San Jose Earthquakes of the MLS and another at a sold-out Hughes Stadium against the New York Cosmos — will now head to another friendly encounter at UC Davis against the college squad on […]

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