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  • Community celebrates Lincoln's 50 years

    Community celebrates Lincoln's 50 years
    It's worth noting when a school building reaches 50 years of educating students, but it's a point of pride when many graduates go on to become famous athletes, performers or successful businesspeople. A celebratory picnic after school on Friday paid...
  • Mike Strange: Vols lose a great one in Simmons

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. In the same arena where she introduced herself four years ago, Meighan Simmons went out Sunday in a blaze of, well, Meighan Simmons. With a little more than a minute to play, Simmons flipped in a layup, the final points of a prolific...
  • UConn Women: Facts & Figures

    Breanna Stewart is just the third sophomore to win the Associated Press player of the year award. Stewart has played in two Final Fours and was most outstanding player both times. The last back-to-back winner was Tennessee's Candace Parker in 2007-08....
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2014 | Tyra Buss, Mount Carmel

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2014 | Tyra Buss, Mount Carmel
    Tyra Buss crouches just inside the free-throw line, arms stretched almost as wide as the smile that dents her cheeks. Her back is to the basket. Her spent legs, bent into the shape of the number seven,hold her up. As always, she's the star of Mount...
  • Tyra Buss, Jahlil Okafor named Ms., Mr. Basketball of Illinois

    Tyra Buss, Jahlil Okafor named Ms., Mr. Basketball of Illinois
    He led his team to the Class 4A state championship, is a McDonald’s All-American and national player of the year, a Parade All-American and is ranked the No. 1 player in his class. She was named Ms. Basketball of Illinois in 2013, is a Parade All-...
  • Notre Dame's Kayla McBride is out of the shadows

    For three years, Kayla McBride had been the Notre Dame player most overshadowed by the outsized presence, in both style and substance, of her former teammate Skylar Diggins. So it seemed a little unexpected to find McBride present last fall at USA...
  • Candace Parker of the Sparks lists home in Playa Vista

    Candace Parker, who plays for the L.A. Sparks, and her husband, pro basketball player Shelden Williams, have listed their home in Playa Vista at $1.499 million. The Mediterranean-style three-story house, built in 2007, features a den/office, a bar, four...
  • Singer Josh Groban pops his Malibu retreat on the market

    Singer Josh Groban pops his Malibu retreat on the market
    Pop and classical singer Josh Groban has listed his gated house in Malibu at $5.475 million. The crooner put the Tuscan-inspired home up for lease a few years ago at $23,000 a month after it failed to sell at $6.1 million. Perhaps this time around it...
  • Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 2012-13 Athlete of the Year | Glenbrook South's Olivia Smoliga

    Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 2012-13 Athlete of the Year | Glenbrook South's Olivia Smoliga
    The two national high school records Olivia Smoliga set at the girls state swimming meet in November were only three weeks old, but Smoliga wasn't an Illinois high school swimmer anymore. She was at the Short Course World Swimming Championships in...
  • Tina Thompson — And Her Lipstick — Have Left A Mark

    UNCASVILLE — It began her freshman year at USC. Tina Thompson played OK in the first exhibition game and then much better than OK, scoring 23 points in the second. "I had a huge load of classes my freshman year, something like 16 or 18 units,"...
  • Listen To The Best: Bring Back The UConn-Tennessee Matchup

    Listen To The Best: Bring Back The UConn-Tennessee Matchup
    Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy. During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...