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  • Lakers' Nick Young is nursing an ankle injury

    Nick Young didn't play Tuesday night because of a sprained right ankle, the small forward becoming yet another of the Lakers going down because of an injury. Young had an MRI test on the ankle Tuesday, which was negative. "It was good," Young said...
  • Marshawn Lynch's grandfather expects him to have a big game Sunday

    Marshawn Lynch's grandfather expects him to have a big game Sunday
    Marshawn Lynch hasn't said much of anything this week, but by Sunday night, when the confetti has settled on Super Bowl XLIX, the Seattle running back will have made a significant statement. That's what his grandfather thinks, at least. "I think he'...
  • Girls basketball: Huntley's Ali Andrews progresses past sister act

    Girls basketball: Huntley's Ali Andrews progresses past sister act
    Nobody thought that Ali Andrews had to fill her older sister's shoes. The Huntley junior forward led her team in scoring last season and, with her sister Sam, helped guide the Red Raiders to a team-record 27 wins and their first Fox Valley Conference...
  • Maine East girls basketball team struggles to defend Kienya Jones

    Maine East girls basketball team struggles to defend Kienya Jones
    During the Maine East girls basketball team's memorable season a year ago, forward Maria Protic could guard talented post players one-on-one. The 6-0 Protic, who graduated in 2014, had size, strength and experience, and helped the Blue Demons win the...
  • Talented NSC Lake forces Lake Zurich to get tricky

    Talented NSC Lake forces Lake Zurich to get tricky
    Creativity is in order for Lake Zurich's boys basketball team when nearly every North Suburban Lake game involves defending a player heading to a major college program next year. The Bears used some of that creativity to nearly upset Lake Forest, the...
  • Boys basketball: With star sidelined, Hinsdale Central looks to George Kiernan

    Boys basketball: With star sidelined, Hinsdale Central looks to George Kiernan
    George Kiernan was asked about the military service component of his commitment to the U.S. Naval Academy. Based on his answer it appears the Hinsdale Central senior, who will play basketball for Navy, is often asked this question. "I would like to be...
  • Highland Park needs to regroup after second Deerfield loss

    Highland Park needs to regroup after second Deerfield loss
    Highland Park junior Toby Tigges gathered himself in the left corner and let a three-pointer fly. The basketball seemed to be headed for a swish. Instead, it hit the right side of the rim, then bounced off the left end and rattled between for what seemed...
  • Don Kessinger remembers Ernie Banks as 'great teammate'

    Don Kessinger remembers Ernie Banks as 'great teammate'
    Former Cubs shortstop Don Kessinger remembers teammate Ernie Banks as "the greatest ambassador for baseball and a terrific teammate and friend." Kessinger, 72, said he had planned to attend Banks' funeral Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church in...
  • 'Fighter of lions' leads the pack for JW North

    'Fighter of lions' leads the pack for JW North
    The best first name in high school basketball belongs to Dikymbe Martin of Riverside JW North. "It means fighter of lions," Martin said. It's an appropriate name for a 6-foot-1 junior point guard known for his competitiveness, coolness under...
  • Ryan Palmer leads at Phoenix Open; Tiger Woods struggles

    Ryan Palmer leads at Phoenix Open; Tiger Woods struggles
    Tiger Woods helped attract a record, raucous crowd to the Phoenix Open on Thursday, the first big event in a week that concludes with the Super Bowl. They didn't see much of a game — at least not from Woods. In his first appearance at TPC...
  • Girls basketball: Danielle King leads Bloom past Rich South

    Girls basketball: Danielle King leads Bloom past Rich South
    Effort wasn't an issue for Rich South against Bloom. Execution was. The Stars relentlessly attacked the offensive glass, but didn't finish shots and committed costly turnovers, while Danielle King steadied the Blazing Trojans with 32 points in their 66-...