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  • From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection

    From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection
    Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
  • Reviews: 'Dream Team,' 'Igniting the Flame' and evolving ideals

    Reviews: 'Dream Team,' 'Igniting the Flame' and evolving ideals
    -------------------- Dream Team How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever Jack McCallum Ballantine Books: 336pp., $28 * Igniting the Flame America's First...
  • Potential Orlando Magic general manager candidates

    The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways. The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
  • Troy Williams' transfer to Oak Hill removes him from comfort zone

    Troy Williams' transfer to Oak Hill removes him from comfort zone
    Troy Williams' transfer from Phoebus High, the hometown school where his Aunt Terri and Uncle Boo excelled, to Oak Hill Academy was more than a basketball decision. Of course, Oak Hill's renowned team is the foremost reason. Were Williams a scholarship...
  • Bird to meet with Simon soon, hopes to stay with franchise

    Bird to meet with Simon soon, hopes to stay with franchise
    Larry Bird made his intentions about his future with the Indiana Pacers very clear in a press conference on Wednesday afternoon: Bird would like to continue his term as President of Basketball Operations for the Indiana Pacers, as long as Team Owner...
  • Thanks to the Fever, Indiana has a professional basketball title once again

    Thanks to the Fever, Indiana has a professional basketball title once again
    As I walked across the empty court of Bankers Life Fieldhouse, just an hour after the Fever had raised the WNBA Championship trophy into the air, I reached down to the ground for a piece of memorabilia. Covered across the hardwood floor, having fallen...
  • Jacque Vaughn and Kevin McHale reflect on David Stern's legacy

    Jacque Vaughn and Kevin McHale reflect on David Stern's legacy
    Jacque Vaughn doesn’t know NBA Commissioner David Stern well, but Vaughn can offer an assessment of Stern’s legacy now that Stern has announced he will retire in early 2014. “I think he’s leaving the game in great hands, which is...
  • Steinberg: What was Stern's legacy?

    David Stern, the NBA commissioner has wielded unquestioned power over his sport in a way rarely seen over the last 30 years. He will retire in February of 2014, handing power over to his longtime deputy, Adam Silver. It is unlikely that any...
  • From the Commonwealth to the Hoosier State? Darius Miller enjoys Pacers Pre-Draft Workout

    From the Commonwealth to the Hoosier State? Darius Miller enjoys Pacers Pre-Draft Workout
    The Kentucky Wildcats are treated like a professional team within the borders of the Commonwealth. Darius Miller thrived under the bluegrass spotlight the last four years and wouldn't mind continuing his basketball career in another state known for its...
  • Report: Larry Bird to step down as president of Indiana Pacers

    Report: Larry Bird to step down as president of Indiana Pacers
    After being named the NBA Executive of the Year this season, Larry Bird will reportedly step down as president of the Indiana Pacers. Bird took over as president of the team in 2008 and helped transform it into a contender in the East. The Pacers made...
  • Larry Bird Steps Down As Pacers President

    Larry Bird Steps Down As Pacers President
    Larry Bird will not return as president of the Indiana Pacers. Bird is "100 percent sure" he will not come back as president of the team, a direct source told The Star on Monday. Bird is expected to meet with team owner Herb Simon to discuss his departure...