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  • Ducks' Beauchemin is always talking, these days to budding star Lindholm

    Ducks' Beauchemin is always talking, these days to budding star Lindholm
    It wasn't long ago that Francois Beauchemin was one of the young guys on the Ducks' defense, paired with a veteran who covered for him and taught him about the intensity that playoff hockey demands. Beauchemin, the hard-hitting defender, meshed well...
  • Harvard-Westlake's Chase Aldridge is breaking barriers in baseball

    Harvard-Westlake's Chase Aldridge is breaking barriers in baseball
    Chase Aldridge, the leading hitter for Harvard-Westlake's baseball team, is headed to Harvard University. He grew up in Ladera Heights, went to a public elementary school, then enrolled at a private middle school in Palisades. So began his journey...
  • NFL draft in Chicago offers fans unique experience

    NFL draft in Chicago offers fans unique experience
    The last time Chicago hosted the NFL draft, the league was comprised of 14 teams, player selections spanned 20 rounds and it required 21 hours, 43 minutes to complete. That was on Dec. 2, 1963, more than 51 years ago. After a decades-long run at New...
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao is made for Las Vegas

    Mayweather-Pacquiao is made for Las Vegas
    Two little guys who are really good with their fists have turned this city, and perhaps the entire sports world, into silly putty. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will box Manny Pacquiao here Saturday night, and you'd think somebody was multiplying loaves and...
  • Sports fans, this Saturday is your special day

    Sports fans, this Saturday is your special day
    By now, you're probably aware that a sports solstice is upon us, full of the rich gifts of spring. Rolled into this one wonderful Saturday are the finale of the NFL draft, a Kentucky Derby ruled by West Coast horses, followed about 90 minutes later by one...
  • Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?

    Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?
    On a chilly and cloudy Friday afternoon, the high school baseball home of Jackie Robinson is a cratered, weed-choked monument to a memory forgotten. When Pasadena John Muir High steps carefully onto its field against rival Pasadena High, the main...
  • Anaheim's Emerson Etem keeps working on polishing his game for Ducks

    Anaheim's Emerson Etem keeps working on polishing his game for Ducks
    Emerson Etem had been waiting for this moment for a long time, and it unfolded in a flash. Dashing up the left side with the Ducks down a goal Wednesday in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series against Winnipeg, Etem saw backskating Jets defenseman...
  • Mike Hutton: West Side assistant Malcolm Jordan deserves to be paid

    Mike Hutton: West Side assistant Malcolm Jordan deserves to be paid
    On Tuesday, West Side assistant baseball coach Malcolm Jordan is on the agenda for the Gary School Board meeting. Whether he gets hired or not for a job he has worked since conditioning started in November is another matter. Jordan has not been paid....
  • Injuries slowed, but didn't stop football great Bobby Brooks

    Bobby Brooks might not have won a Heisman Trophy, but those who saw him foxtrot on the gridiron were not shy about comparing him with the celebrated Tom Harmon as one of Indiana's all-time great running backs. Running rampant in the 1940s, "Bolting Bob"...
  • ESPN, NFL Network believe Chicago will reinvigorate draft coverage

    ESPN, NFL Network believe Chicago will reinvigorate draft coverage
    The positioning of the picks couldn't be better. Assuming it stays this way, with the Jets selecting sixth and the Bears seventh in the first round, viewers will see the difference quickly in this year's NFL draft. "It's going to be strange to be at a...
  • Local stars have Illinois baseball ranked among best in the country

    Local stars have Illinois baseball ranked among best in the country
    A look at the most recent USA Today college baseball coaches poll shows the same cast of characters have taken up residence in the Top 10: LSU, UCLA, Louisville, Florida, USC, Texas A&M ... you get the picture. Besides being perennial powers, each of...