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  • “Wilt 100″ on NBA TV Friday

     
    NBA TV celebrates the 50th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game with a documentary special Wilt 100, airing Friday, March 2, at 7pm ET. On March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 victory...
  • 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...
  • Drew Brees Is Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year

    Drew Brees Is Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year
    Drew Brees has been honored as Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year for his championship on the field and his charity off it. Brees became the award's 57th recipient when the magazine made the announcement Tuesday. The quarterback led the long-...
  • 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...
  • VCU, Butler bring welcome diversity to basketball's big stage

    VCU, Butler bring welcome diversity to basketball's big stage
    My prognosticator side detests this Final Four. VCU and Butler exited early on my bracket, Kentucky and Connecticut in the regional semifinals. Ditto for 2006 when George Mason intruded. I had the Patriots losing to Michigan State in the first round....
  • On Theater: Kids, parents would be lucky to see 'Duck'

    Somewhere "up there" Hans Christian Andersen probably is looking down at South Coast Repertory's latest Theater for Young Audiences production and musing, "This seems vaguely familiar." The show in question is "Lucky Duck," a satirical treatise on...
  • Osteopath was first president of council PTA

    Hal Russell must have been under a lot of pressure to behave, growing up as the only child of a dynamic and energetic woman who earned a teaching credential, and later became an osteopath, then organized Glendale’s PTA Council. His mother, Jessie...
  • 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....
  • 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."...
  • 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...