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  • 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...
  • Q&A with NBA star Allen Iverson

    Following a news conference Tuesday in which he detailed his charity and celebrity events on the Peninsula this week, 10-time NBA all-star Allen Iverson spent a few moments with the Daily Press talking about his basketball future. Iverson, 34, is a...
  • Hoyas Vs. Huskies: Role Reversal

    UConn-Georgetown is always fun, usually meaningful, but maybe no more so than a night long ago. That game started what we have today. Almost 19 years have passed since 14-0 Georgetown came to town ranked second, facing a UConn team that surely would be...
  • $14 Million Judgement Upheld For Former Death Row Inmate

    $14 Million Judgement Upheld For Former Death Row Inmate
    An equally divided federal appeals court has by default upheld a $14 million judgment to a former death row inmate. John Thompson spent 18 years in prison before being acquitted in 2003 in the killing of a hotel executive. Thompson accused the New...
  • 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.......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Country fans: Here’s a mini-doc on Josh Thompson

     
    CBS.com is offering this on-the-road look at the career of rising country singer John Thompson in Road to the ACM Awards, a 4-part documentary on the Web. Conveniently, the Web doc also serves as a nice bit of promotion for the ACMs, which are scheduled...
  • Sunday shows: Kirk, Kyl, McCarthy, Greenspan

     
    Also Michael Oren, John Thompson III, Arlen Specter, Christina Romer, Michael Chertoff, Jane Harman and Joe Lieberman....
  • Sunday morning: ABC’s ‘This Week’ features Alan Greenspan; NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ welcomes Sen. Joe Lieberman

     
    The headliner guests on ABC's “This Week” will be Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, and Lawrence Summers, director of the National Economic Council. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9.  The panel will be Geor...
  • John Thompson to interview Michael Jordan on NBA TV

     
    The fascination in this interview will be to see how deferential ex-coach John Thompson is to new Charlotte Bobcat owner Michael Jordan in this "exclusive" sit-down that NBA TV is showing Sunday at 9 a.m. While it is nice to......
  • New Orleans DA Eyes Bankruptcy

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' new district attorney is asking for the state's authority to file for bankruptcy protection for his office. District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro says he is weighing that rare legal step because his office can't afford to pay a...