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Maximizing prices at Kings arena puts squeeze on fans

The Sacramento Kings lose a lot on the basketball court, but the team is an NBA leader in “dynamic pricing” of tickets. If that doesn’t fill you with pride, maybe it shouldn’t. Another term for the practice could be called … Continue reading

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Kings are closing season with a loss of integrity

Baseball star Pete Rose has been banned from major league baseball for life for betting on games. His gambling activity was viewed as a threat to the integrity of the game, right up there with the infamous 1919 Black Sox … Continue reading

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Freshmen often used as pawns in college hockey, basketball

Here’s an odd thing: many good high school hockey players delay entering college in the hope of getting an athletic scholarship. They spend two or three years developing their skills in high-powered amateur leagues and, if successful, get a free … Continue reading

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Silence by Kings players on Rondo’s anti-gay slur is disturbing

The main questions I still have about the ugly Rajon Rondo incident are these: What do his teammates think about Rondo’s hurling an anti-gay slur at a referee? And what do other NBA players think? The players’ public  silence is … Continue reading

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Kings coach Corbin shows more class than his bosses

  If you can keep your dignity and decency while those around you are acting like jerks and low-lifes, then you’re  — Tyrone Corbin, the coach of the Sacramento Kings. Corbin has shown class under fire while Kings primary owner … Continue reading

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