Amiliano Fragoso

Amiliano "Amil" Fragoso is our newest staff writer/editor for Sactown Sports 1140, focusing on the NFL. Amil recently moved back home to Sacramento after spending the last four years in Phoenix getting his degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications, earning Hearst and SPJ accolades for his writing. A native of Sacramento, Amil graduated from Del Oro High School where he first found his passion for sports journalism as the sports anchor during morning news broadcasts. Before coming home, Amil spent time working for New York-based Mediaite as their only sports media writer on staff. He also worked for Bonneville Phoenix as a board operator, primarily for KTAR News 92.3 FM. An avid Kings and Raiders fan, Amil is excited to be back in the state capitol covering the teams he grew up watching and cheering for.

Charles Barkley rips Turner Sports on Dan Patrick Show Thursday

Charles Barkley spoke harshly about his bosses at Turner Sports Thursday, calling them fools for losing the NBA television rights deal.
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Sacramento Republic F.C. will host Seattle Sounders in U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinals

Update: Sacramento Republic F.C. will play host to Seattle Sounders in the U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinals in July. Seattle overcame a 1-0 deficit at halftime Wednesday, taking down Phoenix Rising F.C., 2-1, to advance to the competition’s next round. Original Story: The soccer gods have shined down on Sacramento Wednesday evening, granting Sacramento Republic hosting […]
2 days ago

49ers Kyle Shanahan unfazed by key absences during OTAs

Kyle Shanahan isn't bothered by several star absences at OTAs this week, focusing on football only at this time.
2 days ago

Sacramento Republic score two extra-time goals to advance to U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals in instant classic

The Sacramento Republic had an absolute classic take place Tuesday night at Cal Expo, with The Indomitable Club emerging victorious thanks to two extra-time goals. Sacramento Republic FC defeated the San Jose Earthquakes, 4-3, in extra time to advance to the Quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. In a match that saw many […]
2 days ago

Report: Brandon Aiyuk expected to miss 49ers OTAs amidst contract dispute

The start of 49ers OTAs this week comes with big decisions and more dominoes to fall, with Brandon Aiyuk being the first to play his hand. Reports emerged Tuesday morning that the San Francisco 49ers’ wide receiver will not be in attendance for Organized Team Activities beginning this week. Aiyuk and SF have been in […]
3 days ago

Henry Turner says Keon Ellis is his Kings ‘dawg’ of the year

Do the Sacramento Kings need more fiery players in the rotation? Henry Turner absolutely believes that is the case for the Kings to have success next season. The High Flyer, Henry Turner, joined The Drive Guys Thursday to talk about the Sacramento Kings’ 2023-24 season. The guys discuss what went wrong with the current roster, […]
7 days ago

EA Sports College Football 25 announces return on July 19th, releases full trailer

EA Sports College Football 25 was officially announced Thursday for release on July 19th, with a full trailer reveal coming the next day.
8 days ago

San Francisco 49ers release 2024 regular season schedule

The San Francisco 49ers released their 2024 regular season schedule Wednesday afternoon, with six prime-time games on the slate.
9 days ago

Former 49ers OLB Aldon Smith details his struggles during his playing career

Former 49ers OLB Aldon Smith joined the Drive Guys Wednesday to talk about the 2024 Dwight Clark Legacy Series and all the event entails.
9 days ago

Watch: Brock Purdy throws out first pitch at Giants game Tuesday

San Francisco 49ers QB Brock Purdy threw out the first pitch at the SF Giants' game Tuesday, delivering some high heat on the mound.
9 days ago

San Francisco 49ers sign OL Chris Hubbard to one-year deal

Reports emerged Tuesday that the San Francisco 49ers were signing veteran OL Chris Hubbard to a one-year deal.
10 days ago

49ers open 2024 NFL season against Jets on Monday Night Football

The 49ers Week 1 matchup has typically brought fireworks, with 2024 being no different. The NFL announced Tuesday that the San Francisco 49ers will host quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the New York Jets Week 1 of the 2024 NFL regular season. SF will play NYJ as the opening Monday Night Football game of the year, […]
10 days ago

Sacramento Republic FC to host San Jose Earthquakes in U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 May 21

After a dominant victory to open their 2024 U.S. Open Cup run earlier in the week, the Sacramento Republic will now host an MLS side in a rematch of two years ago. Sacramento Republic F.C. have announced their upcoming Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 matchup against MLS side San Jose Earthquakes this […]
14 days ago

Alex Smith calls Brock Purdy the ‘real deal’ entering Year 3 in the NFL

Alex Smith joined The Drive Guys Thursday to discuss the Dwight Clark Legacy Series and the current state of the 49ers' 2024 roster.
15 days ago

49ers Depth Chart: Where does the 90-man roster stand?

Where does the San Francisco 49ers' 90-man roster currently stand? Let's dive into the depth chart as the offseason rolls on.
15 days ago

49ers rookie Dominick Puni has ‘no problem’ playing at guard in the NFL

Dominick Puni seems to be living up to the versatile moniker, telling Kay Adams Wednesday that he will play anywhere on the 49ers' O-Line.
16 days ago

Sacramento Republic cruise to 2-0 victory over Monterey Bay, advance to U.S. Open Cup Round of 16

It was the start of a new, yet familiar, adventure for the Sacramento Republic Tuesday evening, downing their rivals to advance to U.S. Open Cup Round of 16. Sacramento Republic F.C. dominated in their Round of 32 match Tuesday, winning 2-0 against Monterey Bay F.C. The Quails scored two goals in the first half and […]
16 days ago

Sacramento Republic open 2024 U.S. Open Cup against rival Monterey Bay

Sacramento Republic F.C. start their 2024 U.S. Open Cup facing Monterey Bay F.C. at Heart Health Park in the Round of 32 on Tuesday.
17 days ago

Reports: Raiders set to sign former Pro Bowl OL Andrus Peat

Reports Monday stated that the Raiders signed OL Andrus Peat, giving coach Antonio Pierce more depth on the offensive line.
18 days ago

John Lynch says 49ers are past trade talks for Deebo Samuel, Brandon Aiyuk

49ers general manager John Lynch put to bed trade rumors for both Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk last week on The Pat McAfee Show.
18 days ago

Return of the Empire: Filling out the 49ers roster in the 2024 NFL Draft

Return of the Empire is back, recapping the 49ers 2024 draft class and where each player could fit in on the roster now and beyond.
18 days ago

Sean Cunningham speculates big names the Kings could pursue this offseason

Are the Sacramento Kings going to be in the market fort a big move this summer? Sean Cunningham thinks all cards are on the table. FOX40 Kings insider, Sean Cunningham, joined The Drive Guys Friday to talk about the Kings’ 2023-24 season and what’s next this summer. They also dive into this summer’s free agency […]
20 days ago

Report: Michael Irvin let go from NFL Network after 15 years

Hall-of-Fame WR Michael Irvin has been released by NFL Network Friday, while NFL Total Access has also been canned.
21 days ago

Richard Sherman loves the Ricky Pearsall pick for the 49ers

Richard Sherman thought the Ricky Pearsall pick was a good move by the 49ers, even if they had other needs to address in the draft.
22 days ago