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  • March Madness: Watch As Coin Flips Decide The 2011 Men's Basketball Championship

    March Madness: Watch As Coin Flips Decide The 2011 Men's Basketball Championship
    It's March Madness time again, and that means college basketball fans everywhere have begun filling out their brackets. With first-round play beginning tomorrow, people are looking for any method to pick the big bracket-busting upsets. We took an unusual...
  • Mercedes-Benz CL550

    Mercedes-Benz CL550
    There is something magical about the way the Mercedes-Benz CL550 turns asphalt into silk. It’s an exceptional vehicle, with effortless performance, an incredible feeling of solidity, silence at speed and an impressive array of electronic wizardry....
  • Boys Basketball Ratings: Hartford Public Takes Over As Area's No. 1 Team

    Boys Basketball Ratings: Hartford Public Takes Over As Area's No. 1 Team
    The Hartford Public High boys basketball team moved to No. 1 in The Courant's area ratings and No. 4 in the state after running past RHAM-Hebron 104-57 and defeating Bloomfield, 62-57. Weaver-Hartford, which had been No. 1 in the area, dropped to No. 2...
  • Coach 1K: Mike Krzyzewski gets 1,000th career win as No. 5 Duke rallies past St. John's, 77-68

    Make no mistake: Mike Krzyzewski is proud of his 1,000 wins. Just don't expect him to keep chasing milestones much longer. "There's an end in sight. I'm going to be 68 next month. It'll end sooner than later," he said. Krzyzewski became the first NCAA...
  • Kobe Bryant to have surgery on torn rotator cuff, and Lakers star is likely out for the season

    Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers. The team announced Bryant's surgery Monday. He injured his shoulder last week in New Orleans. The Lakers will announce a...
  • With LeBron revitalized, new-look Cavs climbing in standings, back in NBA title conversation

    LeBron James sat in his corner cubicle with a towel wrapped around his waist and a look of satisfaction on his face that had been missing for weeks. His body, recovered from a two-week break, has refreshed the way he hoped. So has his team after two...
  • Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, likely out for season

    Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, likely out for season
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers. The team announced Bryant's surgery Monday. He injured his shoulder last week in New...
  • Girls Basketball Ratings: Farmington, Mercy Switch Positions

    Girls Basketball Ratings: Farmington, Mercy Switch Positions
    The Capital Prep of Hartford girls basketball team solidified its presence at the top of The Courant's weekly state and area rankings with an 88-48 win over Mercy-Middletown, which drops from No. 2 to No. 3 this week. Undefeated Farmington, which moved up...
  • Agape Christian back in good graces with FHSAA

    Agape Christian back in good graces with FHSAA
    Agape Christian of Orlando paid dues owed and was reinstated as a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association on Monday – just in time for the Saints’ girls and boys basketball teams to participate in district tournaments. The Class...
  • If Brimah Can Stay On Court, His Dominance Increases

    If Brimah Can Stay On Court, His Dominance Increases
    HARTFORD – Amida Brimah's presence on the court is unmistakable. At 7 feet 1 he's hard to miss, his booming voice can't be ignored and the difficulty opponents have scoring when he's "protecting the rim" is all over the stat sheets. Equally...
  • Notre Dame-Green Pond added as honorable mention in 2A state girls basketball rankings

    Notre Dame-Green Pond added as honorable mention in 2A state girls basketball rankings
    Here's the latest Pennsylvania girls high school basketball rankings from Jeffrey Reinhart of pennlive.com: CLASS 4A 1. Cumberland Valley (3) 15-1 — previously: 1 2. Central Bucks West (1) 17-1 — previously: 2 3. Penn-Trafford (7) 18-1...