| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:44 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Tynasia Bunting is only a freshman, but Warwick High coach Vanessa Starks gets on her a lot. She sees high potential in the kid, so she rides her about working harder on defense.
"Sometimes," Starks said, "she has a tendency to...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 3:38 PM
As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency.
But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 3:39 PM
One of Seneca's two cemeteries rests on the east end of town, tucked into the side of a steep hill along U.S. Hwy. 6. It's a long hike to the top where a large white cross shades the graves, but Cindy Kaufmann knows every crack in each of those 130 wooden...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:04 PM
Just about every fiber in Julian Wright's supple 6-foot-9-inch, 215-pound body is devoted to his life's passion--making the world a better place for those around him.
On the court, the McDonald's All-American is a pass-first, spread-the-wealth forward...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:15 AM
If Magic Johnson and Larry Bird came along at the right time to save the NBA with their skills and transcendent personalities, if Wayne Gretzky appeared to become the relatable face the NHL lacked and trigger a warm-weather hockey boom, Landon Donovan has...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season.
The Dream Season did not have a...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Michael Jordan promised star power in free agency, and the Charlotte Hornets owner is on the verge of landing Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson.
ESPN reported Jordan, general manager Rich Cho, head coach Steve Clifford and assistant coach Patrick...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:54 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics are still blowing leads at a rather alarming rate.
The difference now is that they are actually starting to hang on and win.
"We're growing. It shows that we're growing," Boston guard Rajon Rondo said after his team blew all...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Byron Scott didn't eat with any Boston Celtics. No chance.
"I'm still real old school," the Lakers coach said Friday. "I don't have breakfast with Danny [Ainge] and all those guys."
He didn't tease Kobe Bryant about grabbing an early meal Thursday...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Coach Gregg Popovich understands that the San Antonio Spurs might be lacking a bit of energy and focus this season as they deal with the defense of their NBA title and the grind of another 82-game season.
It was different last season, when the Spurs...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:49 PM
A simple reason for a rare Lakers victory was the return of Nick Young, the self-proclaimed "Swaggy P" always one step and two laughs ahead in life.
"It's like my swag just rubbed off on everybody," he said after bringing some desperately needed scoring...