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Sacramento Kings’ ‘new era’ off to slow start

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins tears at his jersey after drawing a technical foul against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Kings won 106-103.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — This season was supposed to be the start of a “new era” for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.

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Fight Schedule

At Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, N.Y. (ESPN2), “Boxcino” middleweight tournament semifinals: Vitalii Kopylenko vs. Willie Monroe Jr.; Brandon Adams vs. Raymond Gatica (8 rounds).

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Angels beat A’s 5-4 on Iannetta’s HR in 12th

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout point to first base after scoring on a hit by Howie Kendrick during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — If the AL West race turns out to be as close as these three games, the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels will be battling down to the wire come September.

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Anaheim Ducks hold off Stars 4-3 in series opener

Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt falls to the ice after he was checked by Anaheim Ducks' Bryan Allen during the third period in Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks roared to a big early lead before blowing three-quarters of it. They skated circles around the Dallas Stars early, only to hold on by their fingernails late.

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Angels beat A’s 5-4 on Iannetta’s HR in 12th

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout point to first base after scoring on a hit by Howie Kendrick during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Chris Iannetta swung the bat like a guy who definitely didn’t want to catch one more inning.

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