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  • Valparaiso women eye third straight win over Detroit

    Valparaiso University's women's basketball team is looking to make it three in a row against Detroit when the Titans visit the Athletics-Recreation Center for a 1:35 p.m. Saturday game. The Crusaders (6-20, 2-11) won their first Horizon League game of...
  • Drew Hackett becomes Munster's all-time leading scorer in win

    MUNSTER — Munster's Kevin Schlotman dove on the floor Friday, looking to secure a loose ball in the second quarter against Bowman. The senior gained control and then found fellow senior Drew Hackett, who was open in the left corner. Hackett...
  • Judge OKs temporary injunction in Griffith-Hammond basketball fracas

    It's not over until the judge says it's over. In the latest twist to the Hammond-Griffith basketball saga, the two schools were granted temporary relief Friday from the season-ending punishment imposed on them by Indiana High School Athletic...
  • Earl Lloyd dies at 86; first black player in NBA

    Earl Lloyd dies at 86; first black player in NBA
    Earl Lloyd, who was the first black player in the NBA, died Thursday in Tennessee. He was 86. His college, West Virginia State, confirmed Lloyd's death but did not provide any details. It was Halloween night in 1950 when Lloyd, a 6-foot-5 forward,...
  • Erik Spoelstra calls addition of Beasley 'a no-brainer'

    Erik Spoelstra calls addition of Beasley 'a no-brainer'
    In his first Miami Heat act, Michael Beasley was the consolation prize, as the No. 2 pick in the 2008 NBA Draft by behind Derrick Rose. In his second, he was a novelty, to see if he could fit alongside LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, while...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks

    Preview: Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks
    The Lakers (15-41) will try to keep their winning streak alive on Friday night at Staples Center, hosting the Milwaukee Bucks (32-25). After wins over the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz, the Lakers draw an Eastern Conference playoff team in the Bucks,...
  • Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball gears up for another stiff test

    Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball gears up for another stiff test
    Winning coin flips to secure home playoff games isn’t the only thing working in favor of the Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team lately. The Falcons have looked pretty sharp on both ends of the court through the first two rounds of...
  • Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team on doorstep of championship game

    Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team on doorstep of championship game
    If the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team is to reach its first CIF championship game since 2007, it must first get past an opponent that’s got some championship pedigree. It’s something the Rebels are quite aware of in their...
  • CNU faces Salisbury for CAC conference title, NCAA berth

    CNU faces Salisbury for CAC conference title, NCAA berth
    After taking down the conference's best player in a venue where they had not won, Christopher Newport's men face a team they haven't beaten, with a title and NCAA tournament berth at stake. The fourth-seeded Captains travel to No. 2 seed Salisbury (Md.)...
  • Vernon Hills basketball resets for Class 3A playoff run

    Vernon Hills basketball resets for Class 3A playoff run
    Just before the start of the North Suburban Conference boys basketball title game at Stevenson on Wednesday, Vernon Hills coach Matt McCarty delivered one final speech to his team. "I said, 'It will be nice to win this game, but we have to use this as...
  • Cardinal Gibbons drubs Gibbs to reach state final

    Cardinal Gibbons drubs Gibbs to reach state final
    When a team like Cardinal Gibbons is ranked nationally, it's expected to win. That's exactly what the Chiefs did in their Class 5A state semifinal game against St. Petersburg Gibbs on Friday at the Lakeland Center. Maverick Rowan tallied a game-high...