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  • Sheldon McClellan finds basketball happiness at UM

    Sheldon McClellan finds basketball happiness at UM
    — The last time the Hurricanes made an NCAA Tournament run, Sheldon McClellan couldn't help but notice. More than that, he watched, closely. What he saw changed his life. The dynamic, athletic guard was coming off a disappointing sophomore...
  • 8A basketball title contenders Evans, Oak Ridge clash Wednesday

    8A basketball title contenders Evans, Oak Ridge clash Wednesday
    Evans and Oak Ridge both have two major college recruits, both have 18-5 records, and both have spent time atop the Class 8A state boys basketball rankings this season. The two state title contenders and old rivals get to settle any differences on...
  • Preview: Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

    Preview: Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
    When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena. Tickets: Available at HEAT.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: The Heat are coming off Sunday's 96-84 victory in Chicago, when...
  • DeSales University men's basketball team rounding into form

    DeSales University men's basketball team rounding into form
    The DeSales men's basketball team faced a transition heading into this season. The Bulldogs graduated six seniors. Four of their top five scorers from last year's Freedom Conference champions were gone. DeSales at least had a senior point guard...
  • If taxpayers fund sports, they should share profit too

    If taxpayers fund sports, they should share profit too
    Right now, pro-sports teams from all over Florida are seeking tens of millions of state tax dollars — which they will probably get. For taxpayers, this is a very bad deal. That's not my opinion. It's the conclusion of a new legislative report that...
  • For starters: Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat

    For starters: Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat
    A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Tuesday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Heat and Bucks at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Luol Deng, Chris...
  • Girls basketball blog: Remembering Shannise Heady

    Back in December 2010, while watching Oak Lawn execute its game plan to near perfection against Hillcrest for the first nine possessions, I got my first good look at the new and improved Shannise Heady. The then-junior guard sparked the Hawks'...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker proposes 'Pay Their Way' plan to help fund new Milwaukee Bucks arena

    Gov. Scott Walker proposed a plan Tuesday that calls for Wisconsin to help build a new basketball arena for the Milwaukee Bucks with $220 million in bonds that would be funded by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players. The Republican...
  • Cheering fans boost Hinsdale and LT Special Olympics teams

    Cheering fans boost Hinsdale and LT Special Olympics teams
    About 700 fans were pumped to cheer on three Special Olympics basketball teams Jan. 22 at the Lyons Township High School fieldhouse in La Grange. “We had an absolutely spectacular turnout at our Pack the Place event,” said Abby Shapland, head...
  • 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...