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  • Pacers' George on Stephenson's LeBron comments: 'He's barking up wrong tree'

    Pacers' George on Stephenson's LeBron comments: 'He's barking up wrong tree'
    Hours before facing the Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Indiana Pacers wanted to focus on game preparations and how to avoid making the same mistakes that allowed Miami to rally back from a 15-point deficit on Saturday night. But at...
  • Lance Stephenson continues his physical hijinks with LeBron, slaps Cole's head | Video

    Lance Stephenson continues his physical hijinks with LeBron, slaps Cole's head | Video
    MIAMI—Lance Stephenson expected he’d get special treatment from Heat fans on Friday night. And it didn’t take long for the Indiana Pacers guard to hear plenty of jeering when he stepped on the court for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference...
  • Report: Vogel to return as Pacers coach

    Report: Vogel to return as Pacers coach
    The Indiana Pacers plan to bring back head coach Frank Vogel next season, according to Yahoo Sports. The Pacers went 56-26 in the regular season and reached the Eastern Conference finals as the No. 1 seed. However, they were eliminated Friday by the...
  • V. Stiviano shies from public eye amid Donald Sterling controversy

    V. Stiviano's Instagram feed is full of bling — designer handbags, the interior of a Bentley, glamour shots of herself. But on Sunday morning, she was uncharacteristically shy, hiding behind the door of her $1.8-million Spanish-style duplex near...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • TV Review: ESPN's 'Bad Boys,' Golf Channel's 'Arnie'

    The current golden age of sports documentaries hits a tin-plated patch this week with two flawed if interesting entries: "Bad Boys," ESPN's nostalgic "30 for 30" trip to hoops heaven, devoted to the bruising Detroit Pistons team of the 1980s; and "Arnie,"...
  • BYU's Judkins, A Former Celtic, Says Geno Could Coach Men

    LINCOLN, Neb. – BYU coach Jeff Judkins was drafted by the Celtics in the second round of the 1978 NBA draft. You might remember their first-round pick that season: Larry Bird. And after his NBA playing career ended, he served the Utah men (and Rick...
  • You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"

    You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"
    It's hard to pinpoint just when it began. Was it Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson in 1979? Was it Michael Jordan's late jumper beating Georgetown for North Carolina in 1982? Was it N.C. State stunning Houston at the buzzer in 1983 and Jimmy Valvano...
  • During March Madness, fans seek a Cinderella story

    Most college fans would be hard-pressed to tell you anything about the Eastern Kentucky basketball team. The school from just south of Lexington has no All-Americans on its roster. The coach isn't famous and the fight song isn't particularly catchy....
  • Visual Detective: 'Hoop' by Robin Layton

     Visual Detective: 'Hoop' by Robin Layton
    The basketball courts that I grew up playing on were barebones: netless rims, blacktop asphalt that burbled in summertime, a chain-link fence that hugged the baseline like an extra defender. That didn't matter to me; Riverside Park was a sanctuary. ---...
  • Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over

    Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over
    The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season. Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...