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  • 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...
  • NFL draft on TV: Chicago more of a backdrop than a star

    NFL draft on TV: Chicago more of a backdrop than a star
    ESPN and NFL Network may choose to showcase Chicago more during the NFL draft Friday and especially Saturday, when the concluding rounds will be conducted outside in Grant Park. But Thursday, the coverage remained focused on the business at hand:...
  • Chris Paul could barely walk but carries Clippers to Game 7 win

    Chris Paul could barely walk but carries Clippers to Game 7 win
    One more time, Chris Paul hobbled to the basket and attempted to leap. One more time, he grimaced through the pain and fell toward the floor and threw the ball toward the glass. One more time, for all the times they said he wasn't tough enough. One more...
  • Football Hall of Famer John Mathias bucked the odds at IU

    Being an Indiana University football fan invites a lifelong ordeal of suffering on Saturday afternoons in Bloomington. How frustrating is it to cheer for a program that has managed just 11 winning seasons in the last half-century? Only Bill Mallory...
  • Ducks' dominant duo of Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf make Game 1 statement

    Ducks' dominant duo of Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf make Game 1 statement
    At one point in the first period Thursday, Patrick Maroon, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry passed the puck to one another as if they had the rubber disc on a three-way string, playing an impressive game of keep-away that dazed the Calgary Flames into flat-...
  • Ducks-Flames matchup in NHL playoffs could leave third-degree burns

    Ducks-Flames matchup in NHL playoffs could leave third-degree burns
    Third-period comeback clones. Anaheim Ducks . . . meet the Calgary Flames. That's exactly what will be happening in the second round of the playoffs as the teams will open a Western Conference semifinal series later this week in Anaheim. The Ducks...
  • Ducks vs. Calgary: Flames captain Giordano's availability is key

    Ducks vs. Calgary: Flames captain Giordano's availability is key
    There will be plenty of reminders about the Ducks' dominance at home against the Calgary Flames, and it certainly is an impressive regular-season run, dating back to Jan. 19, 2004. Calgary has not won at Anaheim in 20 games. But that's the regular...
  • Former Duck Jonas Hiller to start in goal for Flames against Anaheim

    Former Duck Jonas Hiller to start in goal for Flames against Anaheim
    True confessions, via Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau. What did Boudreau remember about the long break between playoff rounds — he said it was 17 days — back in his American Hockey League playing days? "Pizza," he said. Boudreau spent parts...
  • Three keys going into the Ducks-Calgary Flames NHL playoff series

    Three keys going into the Ducks-Calgary Flames NHL playoff series
    Three keys for the Ducks in their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series against the Calgary Flames: 1 Will the real cardiac kids please step up? Does anyone around here want to play with a lead? In the regular season, the Ducks came back...
  • Ducks happy to know schedule against Flames

    Ducks happy to know schedule against Flames
    Reviving the rest-versus-rust debate, the NHL on Tuesday released two possible schedules for the Ducks' second-round playoff series against the Calgary Flames, and both include longer breaks than the Ducks find ideal. This much is sure: the Ducks will...
  • Ducks aren't worried about rust as they head into Flames playoff series

    Ducks aren't worried about rust as they head into Flames playoff series
    You could say it was creative, take-your-foot-off-the-pedal coaching methodology leading up to the last playoff game between the Ducks and the Calgary Flames. Old-school and the often-crusty coach Randy Carlyle decided to cancel Ducks practice and...