| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:16 PM
SACRAMENTO — This has been All-Star week in major league baseball. It's also the week when a treasure of memorabilia is being auctioned from the estate of the late pitching great Warren Spahn.
Combine the two subjects — the All-Star game and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market.
Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:34 PM
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...
| May 18, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Soccer--Premier League, teams to be announced, 9:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, Los Angeles at New York, 12:10 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auto Racing--Indy Racing League, IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Bump Day, 11 a.m. (NBCSN); Drag Racing, NHRA Kansas...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:13 PM
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...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:48 PM
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....
| May 2, 2013
| 9:30 AM
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.
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:12 PM
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.
| Jan 1, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson expressed shock at the New Year's Eve slayings of two people in the crowded Old Sacramento area. "I was shocked and saddened by the news of last night’s shooting in Old Sacramento," he said in a......
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is scrambling to keep the Kings in California's capital, and on Thursday he announced that a collection of local business leaders were willing to chip in to buy the basketball team. The $19 million total is......
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Senate leader Darrell Steinberg is none too happy that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is part of an effort to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Another game week has come to Tallahassee, and with it comes perhaps Florida State's most intense pregame practices of the young regular season. For the first time this year, the Seminoles are finally turning their focus onto a Football Bowl Subdivision...