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  • Keifer Sykes makes every minute count as Horizon League Player of Year

    Keifer Sykes makes every minute count as Horizon League Player of Year
    At exactly 6:15 every morning before school, Keifer Sykes walked out the door of his home at 67th and East End streets on Chicago's South Side and into Albert Sharp's car. Not at 6:16 or 6:20 or 6:25 — 6:15 sharp indeed. Sykes knew he couldn't...
  • Boys basketball feature: Hinsdale Central a different animal with healthy Matt Rafferty

    Boys basketball feature: Hinsdale Central a different animal with healthy Matt Rafferty
    Matt Rafferty swiped at the ball reflexively, something he's done countless times before. On Jan. 30, a similar instinctive reach resulted in a broken right hand – the fourth metacarpal, to be exact. This time, with an inch-long scar plate on...
  • Girls basketball: Bogan reflects on "fruits of labor" before first downstate berth

    Girls basketball: Bogan reflects on "fruits of labor" before first downstate berth
    Gary Bell's first steps upon taking over as Bogan's head coach 13 years ago seem laughable today. Instead of implementing his system and philosophies, Bell had to start with rudimentary tasks. "They had just four leather basketballs," Bell said. "They...
  • Clippers' DeAndre Jordan gets the rebound but fails to take the shot

     Clippers' DeAndre Jordan gets the rebound but fails to take the shot
    The last play of regulation was a confusing one, especially for Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. "Don't worry @deandrejordan6 you're not the only person that has made a mistake at the end of a game," his mother, Kimberly Jordan, tweeted to console him...
  • Girls basketball: Scouting 3A, 4A state finals

    Girls basketball: Scouting 3A, 4A state finals
    A capsule look at the eight teams that will compete for two state championships this weekend at the Class 3A and 4A girls basketball finals at Redbird Arena in Normal: CLASS 3A Montini Nickname: Broncos. Location: Lombard. Enrollment: 673....
  • Jan Boxill, implicated in UNC scandal, resigns

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Jan Boxill, a former UNC-Chapel Hill faculty leader implicated in the fake class scandal, has resigned months after the university took action to fire her. The resignation was effective Feb. 28, according to a statement released...
  • USC football morning report

    Quote of the day: "Hype, the game, training camp -- all that stuff is so far down the road. We can't worry about that stuff."    -- USC Coach Steve Sarkisian  In The Times: - Former USC quarterback Matt Cassel traded by the Vikings to Buffalo Bills...
  • Counting the fans at state basketball

    Attendance figures from last week’s FHSAA state boys basketball tournament showed that Class 7A state runner-up Kissimmee Osceola and Oviedo brought the biggest fan followings to Lakeland. Paid attendance for Osceola’s state final loss to...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/6 log (updated Thursday PM)

    7:30 a.m.    Golf: Africa Open second round (in East London, South Africa).--Golf 8 a.m.    Tennis: Davis Cup first round: U.S. at Great Britain and Switzerland at Belgium.--Tennis Ch. 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Milwaukee vs. L.A. Angels (d.).--...
  • Versatile Tarpey helps William and Mary's basketball team to top of CAA

    WILLIAMSBURG — On numerous occasions this season, William and Mary scoring sequences began with a Terry Tarpey rebound, followed by Tarpey pushing the ball upcourt in transition and passing to an open shooter for a basket. Others began with a...
  • Girls basketball blog: Narang predicts the 3A, 4A winners

    Girls basketball blog: Narang predicts the 3A, 4A winners
    Three out of eight. Not exactly a winning percentage. After picking six out of the eight semifinal teams in the Class 3A and 4A state field last season, I came nowhere near that mark this time. Luckily, Montini, Fremd and Benet saved me from a total...