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  • 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...
  • IUPUI's Hunter among 15 finalists for inaugural Ben Jobe Award

    IUPUI's Hunter among 15 finalists for inaugural Ben Jobe Award
    IUPUI Head Basketball Coach Ron Hunter has been recognized among 15 finalists for the inaugural Ben Jobe Award to be given by CollegeInsider.com. The award will be presented annually to the top minority coach in Division I college basketball. Hunter's...
  • JJ's Audibles

    JJ's Audibles
    For loyal readers of this site and specifically my Thursday column, or even those of you who watch Indysportsnation programing on Fox 59, you may think that I'm always pumped up about a sporting event. I can recall using the phrase, "One of my favorite...
  • Supreme Court To Rule On Lawsuit That New Orleans DA Withheld Evidence In Capital Murder Trial

    Supreme Court To Rule On Lawsuit That New Orleans DA Withheld Evidence In Capital Murder Trial
    The Supreme Court says it will consider New Orleans prosecutors' appeal of a $14 million judgment to a former death row inmate who accused them of withholding evidence to help convict him of murder. The court said Monday it will get involved in a case...
  • Supreme Court to Hear Appeal in Judgment of Death Row Inmate

    Supreme Court to Hear Appeal in Judgment of Death Row Inmate
    The Supreme Court will consider a New Orleans prosecutors' appeal of a $14 million judgment to a former death row inmate who accused them of withholding evidence to help convict him of murder. The court said Monday it will get involved in a case that...
  • Phoebus grad Terri Williams-Flournoy seems to have Georgetown's women's team on the right track

    Phoebus grad Terri Williams-Flournoy seems to have Georgetown's women's team on the right track
    Terri Williams-Flournoy liked her 2008-09 Georgetown women's basketball team. But she disliked, sometimes intensely, the Hoyas' style of play. Too slow, too half-court, too darn dull. As head coach, Williams-Flournoy knew she was the primary culprit....
  • BWSL team finishes unbeaten in pool play

    Boo Williams' elite girls 16-and-under team easily won their final game in pool play of the Nike Invitational, 70-34 over the Western Pa. Bruins on Saturday afternoon. Boo's team finished unbeaten and will face the California Storm's Team Taurasi in an 8...
  • C.J. Woollum is finding it difficult to go quietly into retirement

    C.J. Woollum is finding it difficult to go quietly into retirement
    He's not one to make a fuss, and he definitely doesn't want one made over him. That's too bad for C.J. Woollum this week. His phone won't stop ringing, his inbox keeps sprouting e-mails, and the hallway outside his office produces visitor after visitor,...