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  • WNBA's Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested after fight

    Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after an argument in the home they recently purchased together became physical. The two 24-year-olds were...
  • College update: Auproux, Cal Poly tennis knocked out in conference tourney

    College update: Auproux, Cal Poly tennis knocked out in conference tourney
    The following are updates on local athletes competing in college. Garrett Auproux (Burroughs High, 2013) Cal Poly San Luis Obispo men's tennis sophomore: The former All-Area Boys' Tennis Player of the Year and Cal Poly saw their season come to an end...
  • South Elgin's Matty Smith set to play for Central Michigan

    South Elgin's Matty Smith set to play for Central Michigan
    Central Michigan entered the sweepstakes for Matty Smith's services early and stayed with it. That paid off as South Elgin's explosive junior guard committed to the Mid-American Conference school. "It's a relief it's over, but it's very exciting,...
  • Freshman ineligibility a radical tonic for what ails college sports

    The NCAA made freshmen eligible for varsity sports in 1972. More than four decades later, only the romantic and/or delusional believe a return to those more restrained, less moneyed times is possible. Sure, Wilt Chamberlain, Lew Alcindor and others of...
  • Moravian College coach John Byrne is set to join the 700 club

    With his next victory, John Byrne will have 700 wins as Moravian College's softball coach. Not bad for a baseball guy. Byrne was a standout baseball player at North Penn High School and then a four-year starter for the Greyhounds from 1979-82. He...
  • Florida, North Carolina to headline second Veterans Classic at Naval Academy

    Florida, North Carolina to headline second Veterans Classic at Naval Academy
    When renowned Michigan State coach Tom Izzo enthusiastically raved about the inaugural Veterans Classic, the future of the season-opening men's basketball event brightened considerably. Izzo, who has led the Spartans to seven Final Fours since 1999,...
  • 2-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch now student aide

    The highlights from Austin Hatch's first season at Michigan still resonate, even as he gives up his playing role on the basketball team. "First free throw is obviously a memory, versus Coppin State," he said. "Those are the memories I'll have for the...
  • Yogi Ferrell will return to Indiana for his senior year

    Yogi Ferrell will aim for one final tournament run with Indiana. The Hoosiers' point guard announced through a press release Sunday afternoon that he will return for his senior year, likely making Indiana a top 15 team when the season begins in...
  • HU extends Joyner's contract

    HU extends Joyner's contract
    Hampton University extended the contract of men's basketball coach Ed Joyner Jr., the school announced Monday. Joyner received a multi-year extension after guiding the Pirates to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship in March and...
  • IBCA Hall of Fame doors open for LFC's Jackie Slaats

    IBCA Hall of Fame doors open for LFC's Jackie Slaats
    Jackie Slaats, a women's basketball coaching legend at Lake Forest College and the school's current athletic director, will be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the organization's annual banquet this Saturday. She...
  • Darrell Miller Jr. pushes UCLA to series win over Stanford

    Darrell Miller Jr. pushes UCLA to series win over Stanford
    If you want to win a Pac-12 Conference title, you have to be able to win series on the road. No. 3 UCLA did that this weekend, rallying to win the final two games at Stanford, 10-0 and 9-3, after dropping the opener Friday night. The Bruins' bats came...