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  • Boys basketball: Nojel Eastern wakes up Evanston in win against New Trier

    Boys basketball: Nojel Eastern wakes up Evanston in win against New Trier
    Nojel Eastern took his time before making an impression Friday against New Trier. Once the Evanston sophomore point guard announced his arrival in the third quarter with a thundering, one-handed dunk off a steal, his teammates followed his lead....
  • Boys basketball: Fenwick makes the extra pass in OT to beat Loyola

    Boys basketball: Fenwick makes the extra pass in OT to beat Loyola
    On a night when the first team to 40 was destined to win, the ball landed in the right hands just in time. Fenwick's best shooter was quiet through four quarters and the first 3 minutes, 59 seconds of overtime, but he was the perfect recipient of the...
  • Boys basketball: Weisner Perez, Morton feel fine vs. Proviso East

    Boys basketball: Weisner Perez, Morton feel fine vs. Proviso East
    When Morton forward Weisner Perez sprained both sides of his right ankle in mid-December, he figured there would be peaks and valleys in his recovery. More than a month later, after Friday's 67-62 West Suburban Gold win against Proviso East in Maywood,...
  • Boys basketball: Hales takes advantage of De La Salle turnovers

    Boys basketball: Hales takes advantage of De La Salle turnovers
    De La Salle fell victim to Hales' calling card Friday night, turning the ball over 24 times in a 47-38 home loss to the No. 7 Spartans. Hales held the Meteors to 14 second-half points while staying within a game of first-place St. Rita in the Catholic...
  • Letters: Time to let the air out of this NFL story

    Letters: Time to let the air out of this NFL story
    The NFL meets NASCAR, where if you ain't cheatin', you ain't racin'. Bill Belichick done Junior Johnson proud. Marc Keenberg Oxnard :: Bill Belichick knew nothing about deflated footballs, and Pete Carroll knew nothing about Reggie Bush. Let's...
  • Girls basketball: New Trier in the zone in rout of Evanston

    Girls basketball: New Trier in the zone in rout of Evanston
    Evanston girls basketball coach Elliot Whitefield won't have a hard time finding room for improvement following Friday's game. After the Wildkits lost by 19 points to New Trier in December, Whitefield called the game a "learning experience" for his...
  • Lakers sit Jeremy Lin, go with younger starters in 99-85 loss to Spurs

    "Linsanity" wasn't yet part of basketball lexicon the last time this happened. But amid a rapidly disintegrating Lakers season, Jeremy Lin was a healthy scratch Friday, a DNP-CD, whatever parlance you chose, for the first time since Feb. 2, 2012...
  • Lakers prepare for possibility that Kobe Bryant is out for season

    Lakers prepare for possibility that Kobe Bryant is out for season
    The Lakers are preparing for the worst-case scenario of Kobe Bryant missing the rest of the season, a decision to be determined Monday. Bryant consulted with team doctor Steve Lombardo on Friday and discussed the possibility of season-ending surgery...
  • Matt Kuchar takes the lead with a 64

    Matt Kuchar takes the lead with a 64
    Veteran Matt Kuchar jumped to the top of the leaderboard Friday after the second round of the Humana Challenge in the desert. Kuchar's eight-under-par 64 at the Nicklaus Private Course at PGA West gave him a 15-under total of 129 and a one-shot lead...
  • Jason Brown dazzles crowd again in short program

    Jason Brown dazzles crowd again in short program
    It was in this arena at the U.S. Championships four years ago that Jason Brown first showed the appeal that made him a crowd favorite well before he became one of the top figure skaters in the country. Then just 16, his artistically stunning free...
  • Phil Mickelson finally gets warmed up in the desert

     Phil Mickelson finally gets warmed up in the desert
    It is not always easy being Phil Mickelson. His tribulations are always on trial. That was no less the case in the desert Friday, where Mickelson started well down the leaderboard in the Humana Challenge but remained No. 1 in gallery attraction. No...