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  • Assistant Principal Placed on Administrative Leave

    Assistant Principal Placed on Administrative Leave
    An assistant principal and athletic director has been placed on administrative leave, after being charged with drunk driving with a high blood-alcohol level. The incident happened on the night of April 4. A news release sent out by the school district...
  • A Look At The Teams In The Conference

    A Look At The Teams In The Conference
    Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish: UConn Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions Coach: Jim Calhoun Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi Keep...
  • Superintendent Addresses Alleged "Superdrunk" Asst. Principal

    Superintendent Addresses Alleged "Superdrunk" Asst. Principal
    After a school administrator  was charged with driving with a high blood-alcohol level, leading police on a high speed chase, and trying to get out of trouble by invoking the name of the school superintendent, the superintendent has issued a statement....
  • School Administrator Charged with "Superdrunk" Driving on Unpaid Leave

    School Administrator Charged with "Superdrunk" Driving on Unpaid Leave
    An assistant principal and athletic director has been placed on unpaid administrative leave, after being charged with drunk driving with a high blood-alcohol level. The incident happened on the night of April 4. A news release sent out by the school...
  • Top Paid College Basketball Coaches

    Jim Calhoun's five-year deal with Uconn, retoractive to last season, is worth $13 million over five years, $2.6 million a year. Salaries for coaches at private universities are typically not made public because they are not subject to state open records...
  • Man who fatally punched cab passenger acquitted

    Man who fatally punched cab passenger acquitted
    An ex-Navy sailor who punched a 25-year-old taxicab passenger after a near collision with the car he was driving -- resulting in the victim's death -- was acquitted today of assault and involuntary manslaughter. Sam Bonsu, 36, was originally charged with...
  • Appeals Court To Review Ex-inmate's $14m Award

    Appeals Court To Review Ex-inmate's $14m Award
    The New Orleans district attorney's office is asking a federal appeals court to throw out or reduce a $14 million award to a former death row inmate who was exonerated after 18 years in prison. The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to...
  • Love and basketball

    Love and basketball
    The magazine is in mint condition, and Jerome Jackson carries it almost everywhere. The white lettering and red trim make the date jump off the cover: August 15, 1994. That's the year Time magazine profiled Lake Providence, La., painstakingly poring over...
  • 'Saint Death' comes to Chicago

    Inside a botanica in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood, she stands on the counter in all her glory: a smiling skeletal woman dressed in a long robe and veiled like a virgin. In one hand the statue holds a globe, while the other clutches a scythe. She...
  • Michigan upsets Wisconsin

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan celebrated its 500th game at the Big House with the first big win of the Rich Rodriguez-era. The Wolverines rallied from a 19-point halftime deficit, and when Wisconsin's Allan Evridge misfired on a 2-point conversion pass...
  • Billy Packer packs CBS bag, makes way for Kellogg

     
    Here is my Tuesday newspaper column on Billy Packer. The guy had a heck of a run, is a unique character and remains a valued trove of college basketball history who no doubt will resurface soon with other hoops-related ventures.......