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  • Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth

    Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth
    Richmond coach Chris Mooney called three timeouts during the first 15 minutes Friday. None curbed the bleeding. Indeed, no tourniquet was going to work during this NCAA Southwest Regional. Kansas' talent, size and depth were all that Mooney...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • Teel Time: Kentucky's Davis, Kansas' Robinson give title game rare meeting of All-Americans

    Teel Time: Kentucky's Davis, Kansas' Robinson give title game rare meeting of All-Americans
    Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game. This...
  • Who has surprised, disappointed in NBA?

    Jimmer, Rubio look good K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...
  • 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...
  • Dwight Howard is a greater defensive force than Celtics legend Bill Russell

     
    Dwight Howard, defensive player of the year, is greater defender than Celtics legend Bill Russell...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Tuesday, April 19

     
    Is tonight's game a must-win? I don't think so, but a 2-0 deficit with both losses coming at home is quite the scenario to overcome. We look at Game 2 from just about every angle in today's links. 1. Orlando Magic face crucial crossroads in Game 2 against...
  • Question of the Day: Who would make a good trustee to take over the running of the Dodgers? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on who should run the Dodgers now that Major League Baseball has taken control. Check back throughout the day and feel free to leave a response of your own. Who should Bud......
  • Player questions whether Dwight Howard deserves award

     
    Twitter is often for the mindless and the grammatically impaired. Case in point: Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen's tweet. Allen questioned whether Magic all-star Dwight Howard should have received the defensive player of the year award. It's 140...
  • Looking at how Lakers overcame 0-2 deficit in 1969 first-round matchup with San Francisco Warriors

     
    A somber feeling permeated throughout the Lakers' locker room, at least the ones remaining after falling to a 0-2 deficit against the Dallas Mavericks. Lakers center Andrew Bynum immediately divulged his feeling that the team has deeply rooted "trust...