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SEATTLE, A detail of the WNBA logo is seen on a basketball during warmups between the Seattle Storm...
Brenden Nunes

Golden State WNBA Team Name Announced

There is a new Golden State WNBA team, with their team name, Valkyries, and logo being announced this week.
14 days ago
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 09: Jon Rahm of Spain celebrates on the 18th green after winning the 2023 ...
Frankie Cartoscelli

Who should golf fans keep an eye on during the 2024 Masters?

The Masters Tournament will get underway on Thursday morning in Augusta, Georgia. Which golfers should fans keep an eye on this week?
2 months ago
Colombia's midfielder Steven Alzate (R) vies for the ball with Mexico's defender Gerardo Arteaga du...
Amiliano Fragoso

Copa America USA 2024 tickets on sale February 28th

Tickets for Copa America USA 2024 go on sale Wednesday, February 28th at 10 a.m. local time for each stadium.
3 months ago
Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns drives against Harrison Barnes #40 of the Sacramento Kings duri...
Brenden Nunes

Mike Brown disagrees with crucial calls in final seconds of Kings, Suns

Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Brown expressed his frustration with the late-game officiating in their narrow loss to the Phoenix Suns.
3 months ago
Bark Purdy (right) from the Sacramento SPCA...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento’s Bark Purdy a finalist in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl

Sacramento SPCA's Bark Purdy is one win away from chewing on the "Lombarky" trophy courtesy of Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl.
4 months ago
General view of the glove bins at boutique boxing club, KOBOX, Baker street on September 29, 2020 i...
Del Rodgers, KCRA Sports Director

DoubleTree Hotel in Sacramento to host professional boxing card on Jan. 20

Boxing promoter Nasser Niavaroni of Upper Cut Promotions will host Northern California’s first professional boxing card on Jan. 20 at the Doubletree Hotel in Sacramento. Included on the card are international boxers like Islam Abdusamadov from Dagestan, Russia, who has 50 amateur fights under his belt, but he will make only his second pro fight […]
4 months ago
Sacramento State President Luke Wood (left) and MMA fighter Urijah Faber (right) introduce a combat...
Joseph Jarosz

Urijah Faber teams with Sac State for combat sports development program

Sacramento native and former UFC fighter Urijah Faber has helped bring combat sports to one area college.
4 months ago
California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks to reporters in the spin room following the FOX Business Republi...
Jonathan Ayestas, KCRA Digital Producer

Gavin Newsom plans to block California bill that would ban youth football

Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to block a bill that would ban tackle football for youth, his office confirmed on Tuesday.
4 months ago
An exterior view of the Golden 1 Center after they lit the beam after the Sacramento Kings beat the...
Nijzel Dotson, KCRA Digital Producer

Looking back at Sacramento’s best sports stories of 2023

2023 was nothing short of an amazing year for sports in the Sacramento region, with the Kings making the playoffs for the first time since 2005 topping the list.
5 months ago
Yair Rodriguez of Mexico and Josh Emmett of the United States battle in the UFC interim featherweig...
Joseph Jarosz

How to watch UFC 296 with Sacramento’s Josh Emmett

Josh Emmett is looking to end 2023 with a win at UFC, after falling in his two previous bouts this year.
5 months ago
Wrapped Christmas gifts. (QuinceCreative)...
KCRA3

2023 CHiPs for Kids Toy Drive: How to donate at drop-off locations and Dec. 1 event

KCRA 3, the California Highway Patrol and the CHiPs for Kids Toy Drive have been helping to make the holidays brighter for children in our community for over 15 years.
6 months ago
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Joseph Jarosz

Sactown Sports solidifies midday host with 95.7 The Game’s Allen Stiles

Sactown Sports 1140 AM is proud to announce its new midday show “Stiles and Watkins” with Allen Stiles and Chris Watkins.
7 months ago
Yolanda Griffith #33 of the Sacramento Monarchs fights for rebound position against Ruth Riley #00 ...
Joseph Jarosz

WNBA commissioner says Sacramento on list of locations for expansion team

WNBA Commissioner Kathy Engelbert said Thursday that Sacramento is on a list of potential cities where the next expansion team could live.
8 months ago
A general view of the exterior of the Chase Center before the Golden State Warriors played against ...
Joseph Jarosz

WNBA announces expansion team for the Bay Area

Joe Lacob and the Golden State Warriors have been awarded a WNBA expansion team, which will begin playing in 2025.
8 months ago
Max Caster, left, and Anthony Bowens, right, of the AEW tag team The Acclaimed....
Joseph Jarosz

AEW to makes its debut at Stockton Arena Wednesday night

AEW makes its Stockton debut Wednesday, Oct. 4, for a live edition of Dynamite.
8 months ago
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Joseph Jarosz

Kyle Draper joins Sactown Sports afternoon programing

Sactown Sports 1140AM is proud to announce its new afternoon show “The Drive Guys” with Kevin Gleason and Kyle Draper beginning Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 2-6 p.m. “We are excited to continue to elevate the Sactown Sports brand with the addition of ‘The Drive Guys,’” Steve Cottingim, SVP/Market Manager for Bonneville Sacramento, said in a […]
8 months ago
An exterior general view of the Golden 1 Center before the Sacramento Kings play the Golden State W...
Brenden Nunes

Jimmer Fredette named MVP of 3×3 International Cup at Golden 1 Center

The Sacramento Kings hosted the 3x3 International Cup at Golden 1 Center. Jimmer Fredette, of Team Miami, took home the tournament MVP.
8 months ago
A general view of the exterior of the Chase Center before the Golden State Warriors played against ...
Joseph Jarosz

Report: WNBA franchise could be headed to the Bay Area

According to The Athletic's Marcus Thompson II, the Golden State Warriors "are close to bringing a WNBA franchise to the Bay Area."
8 months ago
Rudy Gay #22 of the Utah Jazz looks on against the Miami Heat during the third quarter at Miami-Dad...
Brenden Nunes

Report: Golden State Warriors signing Rudy Gay on a one-year deal

Rudy Gay, 17 year NBA veteran, is reportedly signing with the Golden State Warriors. He will get a chance to compete in training camp.
8 months ago
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Sactown Sports Staff

Sactown Sports Maui Strong Fire Relief Fund

All of us at Sactown Sports have been watching the destruction from the fires in Maui and we wanted to help those in need.  The Sactown Sports Maui Strong Fire Relief Fund will benefit the Hawaii Community Foundation and our foundation has donated $15,000 to kick things off.  100% of the money we receive will go […]
10 months ago
Harrison Barnes #40 of the Sacramento Kings drives to the basket against Draymond Green #23 of the ...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings mailbag: NBA free agency thoughts

In this week's Sacramento Kings mailbag, Carmichael Dave and Jason Ross answer your questions about free agency.
11 months ago
Kevin "Whitey" Gleason and Chris Watkins of Sactown Sports....
Joseph Jarosz

Kevin ‘Whitey’ Gleason and Chris Watkins join Sactown Sports as midday hosts

Their new show, Whitey & Watkins, will debut on July 10, 2023, on Sactown Sports.
11 months ago
Josh Emmett prepares to fight Yair Rodriguez of Mexico in the UFC interim featherweight championshi...
Amiliano Fragoso

1-on-1 with Josh Emmett: Sacramento’s own seeks redemption inside the octagon

Team Alpha Male's Josh Emmett is preparing for another shot at UFC glory this weekend, facing the undefeated Ilia Topuria on ABC.
11 months ago
Kris Murray #24 of the Iowa Hawkeyes. Will the Kings select him in the 2023 NBA Draft on Thursday, ...
Joseph Jarosz

Sacramento Kings mailbag: 2023 NBA Draft preview

This week's edition of the Sacramento Kings mailbag answers your questions about the 2023 NBA Draft and what the beam team may do Thursday.
11 months ago