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  • 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 dropped from ABC game on March 1

    Lakers dropped from ABC game on March 1
    The latest sign of a sagging franchise was delivered Tuesday. ABC dumped its planned coverage of the Lakers' game against Oklahoma City on March 1, replacing it with Cleveland at Houston. It marked the first time this season the Lakers were dropped...
  • 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...
  • Freshman steals show in Warwick's dramatic win against Hampton

    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...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly
    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...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1987 | Seneca's Cindy Kaufmann

    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...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2005 | Homewood-Flossmoor's Julian Wright

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2005 | Homewood-Flossmoor's Julian Wright
    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...
  • The legacy of Landon Donovan

    The legacy of Landon Donovan
    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...
  • UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago

    UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago
    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...
  • Lakers Coach Byron Scott says rivalries affected by friendships

    Lakers Coach Byron Scott says rivalries affected by friendships
    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...
  • Celtics Blow Big Lead But Hold Off Wizards

    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...