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  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2011 | East Aurora's Ryan Boatright and Rock Island's Chasson Randle: Fit to be tied

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2011 | East Aurora's Ryan Boatright and Rock Island's Chasson Randle: Fit to be tied
    One plays the game as it was originally intended. The other does things Dr. James Naismith and his cohorts probably didn't envision.
  • Naismith's Original Rules on Display

    Naismith's Original Rules on Display
    Basketball and art museums aren't usually associated with each other. That will change on March 5. The Nelson Atkins Art Museum will put the original rules of basketball on display, as written by James Naismith. Naismith brought basketball to the...

    Bulls can't run the pick-and-roll, so why are they running the pick-and-roll?

    Bulls can't run the pick-and-roll, so why are they running the pick-and-roll?
    Derrick Rose would appear to be facing the most important fourth quarter of his career tonight. That’s what happens when your last two fourth quarters have been awful and your team has lost control of the Eastern Conference finals. I mean, get a...

    Turgeon: 'The bottom just kind of fell out'

    Turgeon: 'The bottom just kind of fell out'
    Since Maryland has not been known this season for aggressive post play, I think we all anticipated what would happen when you matched the Terps against long, athletic Tyler Zeller and John Henson. Factor in that Zeller was playing his final home game in...

    Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh

    Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh
    Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock 'n' roll. Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent the sport in the late 1940s, he later popularized it by writing more...