| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:11 AM
It's a big week for the Montverde Academy basketball brand. Senior standout D'Angelo Russell was selected for Wednesday's McDonald's All-American Games in Chicago, and after four days away, he'll rejoin the top-ranked Eagles on Thursday in pursuit of a...
| Sep 14, 2009
Tennis legend Jack Kramer, considered by many the most influential person in the game in the last 60 years, died late Saturday night at his home in Los Angeles. He was 88.
He had been diagnosed in mid-July with soft tissue sarcoma, a cancer of the...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:47 PM
NEW YORK — He barreled in on a 3-on-1 break. The puck stood on its edge and Rick Nash shanked a wrist shot wide of the Pittsburgh net. Ugly.
On a power play that has been 36 shades of destitute, Nash turned the puck over in the neutral zone....
| Jun 28, 2013
So what did Bernie Sahlins, who died June 16, have in common with such fellow Chicagoans as Cyrus McCormick, Ray Kroc, Gustavus Swift, George Pullman, Potter Palmer, Wallace C. Abbott and Aaron Montgomery Ward?
Not much, you may be thinking. Sahlins ran...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:55 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — In the end, it is only a shot. The ball leaves the fingertips. The ball nestles in the net. The buzzer sounds. One team wins. The other team loses.
And it's on to the next game.
That's what coaches, invested in making sure...
| Apr 12, 2014
And so I walk. ... "Color me not convinced. Call me the Doubting Pitino if you want, but I'll carry this banner from the state Capitol to Gampel Pavilion if UConn wins the national championship."
Those are the 30 words that got me into trouble. Those...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:33 PM
UNCASVILLE — This is a total face-lift, a total eclipse of the Sun. Yet before UConn fans and Sun fans go crazy about Connecticut's WNBA team trading away one of the greatest players in State U. history, a league MVP only two years ago, this much...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:40 AM
And to think, it took Wrigley Field 91 years to host its first concert.
Rolling Stone ranked the top 10 rock stadiums and arenas in the U.S. – based on a poll it took among 26 music insiders, including country singer Miranda Lambert, rapper...
| Sep 14, 2012
STORRS — The reality of 40 cold New England winters are behind him. We begin with the Jim Calhoun legend now, and when legend becomes fact, they say, print the legend.
UConn, ranked No. 1 in the nation, was up three against Syracuse with 11...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 1:05 PM
At one point in the touring version of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, a show that prides itself on a legacy that dates back to the 1930s, the Rosemont audience is shown archival footage of the Rockettes through the ages. You see the timelessly...