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  • Sports flashback: White Sox and Cubs spring trainings in French Lick

    Sports flashback: White Sox and Cubs spring trainings in French Lick
    The White Sox and Cubs have conducted spring training in many exotic places, but perhaps none so surprising — or with a more tantalizing name — than French Lick, Ind. Because of World War II travel restrictions, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain...
  • Hyde5: What Goran Dragic deal means to Heat

    Hyde5: What Goran Dragic deal means to Heat
    Goran Dragic to the Heat means they're a sure thing for the playoffs and potentially dangerous in them. Point guard has been a blatant problem for the Heat this year, and now a third-team All-NBA player from last year is inserted as the point guard....
  • Steve Kerr's choice of Warriors over Knicks working out nicely

    Steve Kerr's choice of Warriors over Knicks working out nicely
    NEW YORK — If Knicks President Phil Jackson had his way, Steve Kerr would be coaching at Madison Square Garden on a regular basis. Instead, Kerr roamed the sideline Sunday night for just the second time, coaching the West All-Stars eight days...
  • NBA season: It's for the Birds!

    NBA season: It's for the Birds!
    Whew, NBA players got what they wanted — a really, really long All-Star break. Tweeted Oklahoma City star/jokester Kevin Durant: "think during this @NBAAllStar break I'm going to get my law degree." There might not be quite enough time for that....
  • Greatest three-point contest ever at All-Star weekend? Very likely

    Greatest three-point contest ever at All-Star weekend? Very likely
    The phrase "greatest ever" gets tossed around without much heed in the sports world. However, it might actually apply to this year's three-point-shooting contest during the NBA's All-Star weekend. "I think it's the greatest field that we've seen,"...
  • Heat not allowed to extend Whiteside, will become unrestricted free agent in '16

    Heat not allowed to extend Whiteside, will become unrestricted free agent in '16
    The very contract that has made Hassan Whiteside such a bargain for the Miami Heat these next two seasons also will leave the Heat no recourse but to have to bid for him during 2016 free agency on no better than equal footing with most of the rest of...
  • Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell steals the show in win at Northwestern

    Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell steals the show in win at Northwestern
      We'll remember this game for two things: Northwestern coach Chris Collins going bonkers after a blown goaltending call and D'Angelo Russell dropping a Larry Bird (33 points) in a sensational performance. The freshman guard scored Ohio State's...
  • UCLA Coach Steve Alford has roots, and rooms, back home in Indiana

    UCLA Coach Steve Alford has roots, and rooms, back home in Indiana
    Every now and then, a call comes in to a hotel in Indiana with an unusual request. "Can I talk to Steve?" The manager, April Barricks, wouldn't know what to say. Eventually, she asked the owner. People keep asking for Steve Alford, Barricks told...
  • Clippers beat less-than-storied Celtics, but the storytelling is good

     Clippers beat less-than-storied Celtics, but the storytelling is good
    At first look, NBA schedule makers had made Monday's game at Staples Center a must-see. In town were the hated Celtics, the green-clad demons of Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, Larry Bird, John Havlicek and many more. They are the leprechauns Los Angeles has...
  • Luck-Brady Will Be The Stuff Of History

    Luck-Brady Will Be The Stuff Of History
    An AFC Championship edition of Half-Baked Jake: Andrew Luck is 25. Tom Brady is 37. Luck is 0-3 against the Patriots, including last year in the playoffs. He has passed for 968 yards and six touchdowns in those games, but has eight interceptions and two...
  • Lakers' Nick Young isn't living up to his swagger

    Lakers' Nick Young isn't living up to his swagger
    It's almost time to replace a word in the nickname Nick Young gave himself last month. When he proclaimed himself to be "IDM" (I Don't Miss), he left himself open to ridicule if he started missing. He's done a lot of it in six games this month, making...