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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced to screaming throngs of Kings fans Friday that the deal to sell the NBA franchise to a group led by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive has been signed. The announcement at a City Hall rally brought to an end nearly...
Calling it one of the great comebacks in sports, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Friday at City Hall that the sale of the Sacramento Kings to a local group of investors has been finalized. The Maloof family is reportedly selling a 65% controlling...
Tags: NASCAR, Chris Kelly, Kobe Bryant, Sacramento Kings, Kevin Durant
NBA owners voted Wednesday to reject the Sacramento Kings' proposed move to Seattle, the latest in a long line of cities that have tried to land the franchise. The 22-8 vote in Dallas followed a recommendation made last month by the NBA's relocation...
The Sacramento Kings finally appear to be staying put in the state capital, possibly ending an emotional saga that has dragged on for nearly three years. The NBA's relocation committee voted unanimously Monday to recommend that owners reject the...
SACRAMENTO — In a town normally obsessed with political power plays and legislative minutiae, the only thing people wanted to talk about Monday was the Kings. The Capitol, the city and the metropolitan area were all buzzing with the news that an...
Without question, Mayor Kevin Johnson has been the central player in the effort to keep the Kings in Sacramento. But it's also clear, George Skelton says in his Thursday column, that he had an all-star team of high-powered politicos on his side. For...
SACRAMENTO — There's an emotional risk to falling in love with a local pro sports team, because it can cheat on you. It can walk out and take up with another city. An owner sees greener pastures — more dollars — and jumps the fence....
SACRAMENTO — California Democrats on Sunday condemned efforts led by members of their own party to overhaul the nation's schools, arguing that groups such as StudentsFirst and Democrats for Education Reform are fronts for Republicans and corporate...
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Kevin Johnson used a basketball analogy when discussing Sacramento's odds of keeping the Kings, saying they were like Steve Nash at the free-throw line. The implication, of course, was that the city has about a 90.4% chance of preventing the team from...
Tags: Steve Ballmer, Basketball, Steve Nash, Phil Jackson, David Stern
When Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson began pushing to prevent the Kings from moving to Seattle, he promised to line up big-time investors to finance his effort. Now he has what he calls a "dream team" of deep pockets, including Silicon Valley software...
SACRAMENTO — The most effective politician in Sacramento? There's no question. It's the mayor. Kevin Johnson — K.J. as he became known during his pro basketball playing days — is indisputably the right mayor at the right time. It's...
Former District of Columbia schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has partnered with Republicans and Democrats to challenge teacher union power and use student test scores in union negotiations. Join us at 9 a.m. as we discuss Rhee's policies and effect on...
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