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  • 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.
  • Teel Time: Virginia's opponent was St. Mary's instead of Florida on preliminary NCAA bracket

    Selection Sunday used to be fascinating but maddening. Fascinating when the NCAA revealed the bracket for its basketball tournament. Maddening when the selection committee refused to detail its deliberations. “If I told you, I’d have to...

    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...

    James Naismith

    James Naismith
    From the Kansas Historical Society: Inventor of basketball: Born: 6 November 1861, Canada.  Died: 28 November 1939, Lawrence, Kansas. James Naismith was born November 6, 1861, in Almonte, Ontario, Canada to John and Margaret (Young) Naismith. Orphaned...

    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...