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  • Hinsdale Central record-setter Gabrielle Rush named player of the year

    Hinsdale Central record-setter Gabrielle Rush named player of the year
    Ever since Hinsdale Central fielded a competitive girls basketball team in 1978-79, no player in the program has shot the ball more times in games than senior Gabrielle Rush. And no Red Devils girls basketball player has scored more points. In all,...
  • Referee Bryan Kersey earns first Final Four assignment

    Long one of the ACC’s premier basketball officials, Bryan Kersey has earned the ultimate assignment: his first Final Four. Kersey, a Hampton Roads native and resident, will work one of Saturday’s semifinals in Indianapolis, either Duke-...
  • NCAA feeling pressure to take stand against controversial Indiana law

    NCAA feeling pressure to take stand against controversial Indiana law
    This is usually a happy time of year for college basketball, a chance for the game to take center stage with all eyes focused on March Madness. But just days before the Final Four tips off in Indianapolis, the mood surrounding the tournament has...
  • Niles North's Kienya Jones makes All-Area Girls Basketball Second Team

    Niles North's Kienya Jones makes All-Area Girls Basketball Second Team
    Kienya Jones Niles North, G-F, Sr. 2014-15 stats: 18.0 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 2.1 apg, 2.3 steals/game College: Undecided The Central Suburban North player of the year led the Vikings to their first 20-win season and conference championship in 11 years....
  • Tennessee hires former Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes

    Tennessee hires former Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Rick Barnes is Tennessee's next men's basketball coach. Just two days after leaving Texas, Barnes and Tennessee have reached an agreement, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on...
  • Phil Jackson gives upbeat message to Knicks season-ticket holders

    Phil Jackson gives upbeat message to Knicks season-ticket holders
    It's been a season to forget for the New York Knicks, and that's why team President Phil Jackson is doing what he can to keep season-ticket holders from leaving. In a letter and video message obtained by ESPN that was sent to season-ticket holders...
  • Community sports calendar

    BASEBALL Frankfort: Frankfort Square Baseball is holding registration for the 2015 season for kids ages 5 to 18. Register at http://www.fsbl.com. Information: Email stevefbsl@yahoo.com. Homewood: A Homewood-area 13U team is looking for a few players...
  • Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call

    Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call
      The fallout from an Indiana law that basically legalizes homophobic discrimination has reached the sports world, just as the state's capital is set to host the Final Four. After Gov. Mike Pence, R, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act...
  • Tank-obsessed Lakers fans need to recognize growth of Jordan Clarkson

    Tank-obsessed Lakers fans need to recognize growth of Jordan Clarkson
    The Lakers got a tremendous performance from rookie guard Jordan Clarkson on Monday night in Philadelphia, but a relatively high volume of fans were left devastated by the Lakers' 113-111 win over the 76ers. The cause of consternation?  The Lakers...
  • LeBron James says he only has three close friends in the NBA

    LeBron James says he only has three close friends in the NBA
    Before the start of the season, it appeared Cleveland Cavaliers stars LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were poised to be the NBA's best dynamic trio.  Although they have transformed the Cavaliers into one of the Eastern Conference's top teams,...
  • All-access with Jalen Brunson, player of the year and state champion

    All-access with Jalen Brunson, player of the year and state champion
    Just after 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, roughly 27 hours before they were scheduled to play in a Class 4A boys basketball state semifinal against Bolingbrook, the Stevenson Patriots took the court at Carver Arena for the first time. Save for a...