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Sports Blog: Dixon’s Nick Watney A Major Player?

Against what was possibly the toughest field in golf this year, Dixon’s Nick Watney managed a final round 69 on the difficult Bethpage Black golf course and catapulted himself to the top of the FedEx Cup standings. The impressive victory salvaged a lackluster season and pushed Watney into Ryder Cup discussions as a possible Captain’s […]


Sports Blog: Kings On The Beach? Not So Fast

With all this talk of the Sacramento Kings moving to Virgina Beach, you can’t help but wonder how many more times we will go down this road with other perspective cities.


Sports Blog: Season Slipping Away

One of the best ways to take advantage of the hot summer weather in the river city is to cross the golden Tower Bridge to West Sacramento and take in America’s pastime. Nothing says Sacramento like a summer evening watching great baseball as a cool delta breeze wafts over the landscape. I’m talking, of course, […]


Matt Cain perfect game

CBS Sports Blog: Reflection On Perfection

No Giant had ever thrown a perfect game until Matt Cain took the hill on June 13, 2012. The entire team contributed, but Cain rightfully receives credit for the perfecto.


Sports Blog: Suspense For Levin Over, He’s In The U.S. Open

Thanks to the quirks of the world golf rankings, Spencer Levin will be in the field for the 2012 U.S. Open. Even though he missed the cut at the St. Jude’s Classic this last weekend, he moved from 61st to 60th in the rankings, receiving an automatic bid to the national championship. It’s well deserved […]


CBS Sports Blog: Panda’s Return Forces Out Pill

With Pablo Sandoval’s return from the DL, the Giants trim down their first base backlog, sending Brett Pill down to Fresno.


Sports Blog: Memorial Amateur And A Good Walk

If golf is a good walk spoiled, as Mark Twain once said, then he never witnessed the beauty of Ancil Hoffman Golf Course graced with the likes of some of the best amateur golfers in the world. The Memorial Amateur delivered once again this weekend with some outstanding amateur golf on a picture perfect day […]


Sports Blog: Great Amateur Golf In Sacramento This Weekend

Forget the crowded freeways this weekend and consider rolling off that couch after several hours watching whatever sports are on TV. Think about going for a nice walk in a beautiful setting and taking in the fresh air and cool breeze as you observe some of the best amateur golfers in the game as they […]


Sports Blog: Local Golfers In The Money At The Players

Ask any PGA golfer and they’ll tell you the TPC at Sawgrass is one of the more daunting courses they face all year. Yet, the Northern California contingent of Spencer Levin, Ricky Barnes and Nick Watney all made the cut and acquitted themselves nicely this weekend at the Players Championship.


Sports Blog: Giants Need To Score Runs

Who would have thought, as the MLB season started, that the San Francisco Giants would lead the league in errors after six weeks? Up ’till now, defense has not been the Giants weakness, but after last nights debacle in Los Angeles, it would appear they’re riddled with weak spots on the field.


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CBS Sports Blog: Giants’ 2012 Just A Repeat Of 2011

Between weak defense, poor situational hitting, and key injuries, the Giants’ 2012 season seems to be a repeat of our disappointing 2011 season.


CBS Sports Blog: A Weekend With Watney

By Frank Luna Along with watching the NBA and NHL playoffs this weekend, and of course, the first full week of Major League Baseball in May, take some time to catch Sacramento native Nick Watney on the PGA tour. After missing the cut in New Orleans last week, Watney re-focused and in his words answered […]