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Heat beat Bulls 110-105 for 10th straight home victory

Dec. 9, 2019 12:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 27 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.2 seconds left in overtime, and the Miami Heat held off the Chicago Bulls 110-105 on Sunday night to improve to 10-0 at home this season. Herro made three 3’s in overtime and another with 7.1 seconds left in regulation...

California man given 27 years for school credit card fraud

Dec. 8, 2019 6:15 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for a credit card scheme that targeted students in the San Juan Unified School District. The Sacramento Bee reported 41-year-old Ruslan Kirilyuk of Beverly Hills was convicted of 24 counts of wire fraud and other charges....

Esposito carries Sacramento St. over Cal St.-Fullerton 62-59

Dec. 8, 2019 12:37 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Esposito had 16 points and nine rebounds as Sacramento State edged past Cal State Fullerton 62-59 on Saturday night. Esposito hit 8 of 10 free throws. Brandon Davis had 11 points and six rebounds for Sacramento State (6-1). Austen Awosika had 19 points for the Titans (3-7),...

Craig, Harley lead Austin Peay past Sac St. in FCS playoffs

Dec. 8, 2019 12:32 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — JaVaughn Craig passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score, Baniko Harley scored two TDs, and Austin Peay beat Sacramento State 42-28 on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs. Austin Peay plays at No. 5 seed Montana State in the quarterfinals. Craig was...

California governor lights Capitol Christmas tree

Dec. 5, 2019 11:17 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife lit the Capitol Christmas Tree on Thursday with the help of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome. Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom were joined by Nayeli Lemus to light approximately 10,000 LED lights on the more than 66...

Woman seeks dismissal of lawsuit against Luke Walton

Dec. 5, 2019 6:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former sportscaster Kelli Tennant is seeking dismissal of her sexual assault lawsuit against Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton, a court document shows. The request for dismissal of the civil case was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The dismissal form did not include...

Fowler leads Sac State past California Merced 72-36

Dec. 4, 2019 12:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Fowler came off the bench to score 13 points and hand out five assists and Sacramento State rolled to a 72-36 victory over NAIA Division-II-member California Merced on Tuesday night. Osi Nwachukwu added 12 points and five rebounds for the Hornets (4-1), who won the rebound...

Bulls nearly blow big lead, hold off Kings 113-106

Dec. 3, 2019 1:46 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Zach LaVine kept getting to the free throw line down the stretch, Lauri Markkanen rediscovered his shooting stroke and the Chicago Bulls finally figured out a way to close one out. LaVine scored 28 points and made four free throws in the final 11 seconds, and the Bulls overcame a...

Hawks top Warriors in matchup of teams with worst records

Dec. 3, 2019 1:00 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 24 points, rookie De’Andre Hunter added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the NBA. The Warriors (4-18) finished with a season low...

Kings rally from 17 down to beat Nuggets 100-97 in overtime

Nov. 30, 2019 9:33 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento coach Luke Walton views Harrison Barnes as a calming influence for the Kings, something that showed in a comeback win over Denver on Saturday. Barnes scored six of his season-high 30 points in overtime, Buddy Hield hit two free throws with 9.5 seconds left and the Kings...