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  • 'Got the game laced up': Boozer, NBA players lay up lyrics

    'Got the game laced up': Boozer, NBA players lay up lyrics
    Music producer Shannon “Slam” Ridley remembers the day former Bull Carlos Boozer stepped into a downtown Chicago studio in early 2011 to lay down a rap track called “Winning Streak.” “He had on a walking cast. He had never...
  • Tate George Found Guilty In Fraud Trial

    Tate George Found Guilty In Fraud Trial
    Former UConn star Tate George was found guilty Monday of four felony counts of federal wire fraud and faces a substantial prison sentence.     The verdict in U.S. District Court came after a half-day of jury deliberations and a three-week trial.    ...
  • Tyler Olander's Really Good Deal

    Tyler Olander's Really Good Deal
    In Connecticut, a first driver's license costs at least $72, plus the $40 examination fee, so there is no way you're out of there for less than $112. University of Connecticut basketball player Tyler Olander got a really good deal last week when he...
  • UConn NBA Draft History

    When Clifford Robinson was drafted in the second round in 1989, not many would have predicted he'd play 18 seasons in the NBA, including 14 seasons where he averaged double figures. That was the beginning of a steady flow to the NBA of players under Jim...
  • UConn's NBA Draft History

    UConn's NBA draft history: Walt Dropo: 1947, 4th, Providence-# Burr Carlson: 1952, 82nd, Philadelphia-x Jim Ahearn: 1955, 53rd, Boston Art Quimby: 1955, 80th, Rochester-x Toby Kimball: 1965, 23rd, Boston Wes Bialosuknia: 1967, 37th, St. Louis...
  • ¿Qué le espera al Heat de Miami?

    ¿Qué le espera al Heat de Miami?
    Primero las buenas noticias: Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol, Kyle Lowry, Luol Deng, Marcin Gortat y Boris Diaw figuran en la lista de potenciales agentes libres que podrían unirse el Heat la próxima temporada. Ahora las malas: de la única forma que alguno...
  • Unfortunately, Rose has to change his act

    Unfortunately, Rose has to change his act
    I never thought I’d lobby for this. I never thought I would advocate for such a change. I never thought I’d cave in. But as much as I hate to say it, Derrick Rose has to be more like Dwyane Wade. It’s a shame, it can become laughable,...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • What we know about 'Divergent' filming in Chicago

    What we know about 'Divergent' filming in Chicago
    We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
  • NHL's new social media policy includes blackouts on game days

     
    Well … it was never going to be easy to operate a BlackBerry with hockey gloves on, anyway. Kidding aside, the NHL has implemented a new social media policy, imposing a blackout window on game days and for other team-related......
  • Spotlight On Ben Gordon

    Spotlight On Ben Gordon
    Ben Gordon averaged 18.5 points on the Huskies' second national championship team after averaging 19.5 as a sophomore. He finished sixth on the Huskies' all-time scoring list with 1,795 points in three seasons. He was the most prolific scorer on UConn's...