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  • Phoebus holds off South County for fourth straight title

    Phoebus holds off South County for fourth straight title
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Somehow, the three-time defending state champion fashioned itself as the underdog. Maybe Phoebus was. With two losses during the regular season and one close call after another in the playoffs, the Phantoms were looking vulnerable....
  • Dwight Howard stands alone at the center position

    Dwight Howard stands alone at the center position
    Dwight Howard exudes vitality. He brings thousands of fans to their feet when he slams home rim-rattling dunks or swats shots into the stands. His smile lights up arenas as large as Amway Center. And he possesses enough star power to guest not once but...
  • Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s

    Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s
    Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
  • Playoff fever absent

    One of the more thrilling nights in recent Major League Baseball history took place Wednesday night. Two wild card spots were determined in riveting contests that showcased Tampa Bay and St. Louis coming from far behind in the standings to crush Boston...
  • Angry Geno Auriemma Calls Out Notre Dame Football Program

    Angry Geno Auriemma Calls Out Notre Dame Football Program
    NEW YORK — He called out Notre Dame. He called out Touchdown Jesus' bank account. Yep, right here in New York, right here on 42nd Street, Geno Auriemma blew the doors off the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. Maybe it took someone as cheeky as...
  • Krause weighs in on a number of sports personalities

    Krause weighs in on a number of sports personalities
    On Sunday, Tribune reporter K.C. Johnson caught you up on former Bulls GM Jerry Krause, now a Diamondbacks scout. Krause had plenty more to say on a slew of subjects. Here's a taste: Bill Veeck: "Along with my Dad, the best person I've known in my life."...
  • Question of the day: Which teams do you currently have playing in the NBA Finals?

     
    Question of the day: Question of the day: Who do you currently have playing in the NBA Finals?...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Friday, Feb. 11

     
    It was a rather historic day in the NBA, as Jerry Sloan quit after 23 years with the Jazz and Ray Allen broke Reggie Miller's three-point record. We've got all that covered — in addition to some Magic news — in today's links. 1. Orlando...
  • Tuesday TV: from the sublime (Presidential Medal of Freedom winners) to the depressing (‘Jeopardy!’)

     
    watch a lot of television, and yesterday, I saw some of the best of it ever and some of the worst. The cable news channels yesterday afternoon relayed the White House ceremony honoring the 15 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
  • Snapshots from Jerry West's statue unveiling

     
    5:02 p.m. We're here at the Star Plaza outside Staples Center where at 5 p.m. the tribute to Lakers Hall of FamerJerry West will begin. It's expected to last an hour and will culminate with the unveiling of a 14-foot, nearly 1,500-pound bronze bust of the...
  • Caught in the Web: Lakers enjoying the All-Star break

     
    --The Times' Mike Bresnahan highlights Dwight Howard avoiding questions about the Lakers. Bresnahan also explains why Kobe Bryant isn't worried about the team's play. --The Times' Broderick Turner details the medical timetables for Matt Barnes (who will...