| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Heading overseas is a way of life for many WNBA players as they supplement what they earn in the United States.
Over the years, two of the more lucrative places have been Israel and Russia, each torn by political strife that may not stop WNBA players...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Mount Carmel (Ill.) graduate Tyra Buss, who broke the state career scoring record with 4,897 points last season, was named girls basketball player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association on Monday.
Buss is one of 20 student-...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
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....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:03 PM
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-...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Two days after helping Simeon win its fourth consecutive Class 4A state title, Jabari Parker added another accomplishment to his long list.
The 6-foot-8 Duke-bound forward was named the Morgan Wootten High School Player of the Year at an announcement...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Three decades later, Marianne Stanley still marvels at the event, maybe more now than at the time.
When the NCAA awarded Old Dominion and the city of Norfolk the first women's basketball Final Four under its purview in 1982, it did so in part with the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
Not only does Chicago Sky draft pick Elena Delle Donne have one of the most fun names to say in all of sports — the final “e” is silent — but she also has one of the most intriguing backstories.......