Archive for the ‘Sacramento Kings’ Category

Kings ‘robbed’ during 2001-02 Western Conference Finals, was the fix in?

Friday, November 1st, 2019

There are events that happen during the history of a professional franchise that help define who they are. For the San Francisco 49ers, it was Dwight Clark's incredible catch in the 1981 NFC Championship game that became the nexus for a dynasty. A poorly officiated Game 6 in the 2001-02 Western Conference cost the team a chance to eliminate the Los Angeles Lakers and move onto the NBA Finals.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Olympic 400 meters champion Wayde van Niekerk has backed South African compatriot Caster Semenya in her battle with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which now appears to have taken a new twist. Semenya, a double 800 meters Olympic gold medalist, is waiting for the outcome of her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to halt the introduction of new regulations by governing body IAAF that would require her to take medicine to limit her natural levels of testosterone.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Kevin Anderson has pulled out of all clay tournaments this season, including next month's French Open, to give himself time to recover from an elbow injury, the South African said on Tuesday. Police in Santa Monica, Calif., said a local sports reporter never filed a report accusing Luke Walton of sexual assault, and the Sacramento Kings reportedly weren't aware of the allegations when they hired him as their head coach last week.