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  • Lakers better have big free-agent plans after going small in draft

    Lakers better have big free-agent plans after going small in draft
    About that NBA draft that appeared to be a Lakers slam dunk? They broke ankles, stepped back, and shot a trey. All the hype over the franchise-changing big man the Lakers would be miraculously handed with their second pick? They didn't want him....
  • Sun Realize It's Much More Fun When You're Winning

    Sun Realize It's Much More Fun When You're Winning
    UNCASVILLE – Aside from the pride of being on a six-game winning streak that has propelled them to the top of Eastern Conference, the Connecticut Sun seem to be powered by a different vibe than the first two teams coached by Anne Donovan. "You...
  • Sun Overcome Struggles To Extend Winning Streak

    UNCASVILLE — Practically to the quarter pole of this WNBA season, the Connecticut Sun have proven to be one of the biggest surprises so far. One of the league's four lottery teams in 2014, they lead the Eastern Conference with a 7-1 record.. For...
  • Batum ready for fresh start, expanded role with Hornets

    Soon as Nicolas Batum learned he'd been traded to Charlotte, he called fellow Frenchman Boris Diaw for the low-down. Diaw told Batum where to go and where to eat . So Friday at Batum's introductory news conference, someone asked Batum if he'd start...
  • CdM's Moss gathers success

    CdM's Moss gathers success
    What a senior year for Ryan Moss at Corona del Mar High. There aren't many high school athletes who can say they started in two CIF Southern Section championships in two different sports, all in a span of less than three months. Moss pulled it off...
  • Cavs' move out of first round fueled by financial cost, ability to add picks

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio In the end, the Cavaliers decided the money it would've cost to select in the first round wasn't worth the talent available. By trading out of the first round of Thursday night's NBA draft, they added two quality second-round picks...
  • Bowie's Grant lands in New York with Knicks

    Bowie's Grant lands in New York with Knicks
    For a brief, flickering moment, it looked like Bowie native Jerian Grant might start his professional basketball career close to home with the Washington Wizards. The Wizards selected the former DeMatha High and Notre Dame guard with the 19th overall...
  • Scholar-athlete focus: Young's Indya McGuffin

    Scholar-athlete focus: Young's Indya McGuffin
    Whitney Young's 1,600-meter girls track relay team wanted out of Hanson Stadium. It was a unseasonably cold night in early May. The day's last qualifying race loomed, and the team's warm bus felt as close as it was far. The junior-filled squad huddled...
  • Star Track: Quinn McDowell

    Star Track: Quinn McDowell
    Quinn McDowell, one of the top basketball players in William and Mary history, spent the 2014-15 season with Palencia in Spain's Gold league. He played in 25 games, averaging 11.6 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest for a squad that finished 14-14. He...
  • Boatright Likely A Long Shot To Hear Name Called At NBA Draft

    Boatright Likely A Long Shot To Hear Name Called At NBA Draft
    Numbers don't lie, but they can sometimes deceive. When Ryan Boatright lined up for measurements at the NBA draft combine in May, he was the shortest player, with the shortest wingspan. "When you're this size, all you have to have is a lot of heart," he...
  • West Aurora's Brian Johnson gets first win over East

    West Aurora's Brian Johnson gets first win over East
    One week into his new gig, Brian Johnson has his first East-West game under his belt. "That was fun at 8 in the morning," the new West Aurora boys basketball coach said Saturday, shortly after his Blackhawks rallied from a 10-point deficit late in the...