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  • The kids are all righteous at NHL's All-Star weekend

    The kids are all righteous at NHL's All-Star weekend
    For years the NHL's most familiar player was Mr. Hockey, who gave way to the Great One, who in turn gave way to the Next One. The next Next One could be any of a half-dozen players who will participate in this weekend's All-Star festivities at...
  • Among NBA players, Pelicans' Anthony Davis is top-five, with a bullet

    The rise of New Orleans' Anthony Davis has been swift and has placed him at the doorstep of stardom in the NBA. Then again, many around the league say the 21-year-old All-Star power forward is already one of the top five players in the game. They...
  • Some state college basketball coaches share in profits of 'buy' games

    Some state college basketball coaches share in profits of 'buy' games
    As he looked ahead to the 2011-12 basketball season, Vic Cegles, the athletic director at Long Beach State, had a problem. His men's basketball coach, Dan Monson, had led Long Beach State to a Big West Conference title the prior season and now Monson...
  • Ernie Banks epitomized American optimism

    While Joe DiMaggio was Mr. Coffee, Ernie Banks was Mr. Cub. Banks didn't marry sex goddesses, he betrothed an entire city, one that was frequently sooty and snowy on opening day. Every April, he was the warm sunshine until the real sun came out....
  • Boys basketball blog: Upstate Eight River enjoying breakout season

    Boys basketball blog: Upstate Eight River enjoying breakout season
    The Upstate Eight River is not known as a great basketball conference, but this year, that's exactly what it is. St. Charles North's upset of St. Charles East in last week's third meeting of the schools this season – one of East's wins came in...
  • Jordan Clarkson revels in first start with Lakers

    Friday night marked just another Lakers loss, unless you were the father-son combo of Mike and Jordan Clarkson. Jordan earned his first NBA start 44 games into his rookie season and delivered solid results — 11 points and four assists with only...
  • 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...
  • Kobe Bryant has come so far, it's no time for him to quit now

    Kobe Bryant has come so far, it's no time for him to quit now
    The most surprising statistic of Kobe Bryant's second consecutive lost season has surfaced, and it's not about points or percentages, but perception. In the wake of the news that Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff Wednesday, latimes.com conducted a...
  • Up next for USC men's basketball: Saturday at Oregon State

    Up next for USC men's basketball: Saturday at Oregon State
    USC AT OREGON STATE When: 3 p.m., Saturday. Where: Gill Coliseum, Corvallis, Ore. On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio 710. Records: USC 9-9, 1-5 Pac-12; Oregon State 13-5, 4-2. Update: After losses in five of six games, the Trojans are in...
  • Girls basketball blog: Young, Joliet Catholic highlight City-Suburban Shootout

    Girls basketball blog: Young, Joliet Catholic highlight City-Suburban Shootout
    One of the last shootouts of the season will take place Saturday at Kenwood. The Chicago Public Schools City-Suburban Shootout features five games, with an interesting blend of matchups. The final game, between Joliet Catholic and Young, headlines the...
  • Up next for UCLA basketball: Saturday at Oregon

    When: 1. Where: Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Ore. On the air: TV: Channel 2; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 11-8, 3-3 in the Pac-12; Oregon 13-6, 3-3. Update: After going 18 games with the same starting lineup, UCLA started freshman center Thomas...