| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Seventh grade is the time in Davon Joyner's life that he said he and his family moved away from Inglewood. One of the first things he recognized on the streets of Costa Mesa was something some locals might take for granted.
"There [are] people walking...
| Jan 26, 2011
Are you ready for March Madness?
Starting at some point during my high school years and continuing to the present, I started thinking about the NCAA Tournament about two days after the Colts season came to a close.
More often that not, it was a Monday...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:46 PM
If the Peninsula District wanted to get a head start on things, it could send the trophy out for engraving today. Phoebus has three-game lead in the standings with five games left.
As Larry Bird famously said prior to an All-Star 3-point contest, "Who'...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Pacers President of Basketball Operations and NBA legend Larry Bird has been able to call Indiana great Reggie Miller both an opponent and player for his team. As of Monday, Larry can just call Miller a fellow peer among the greats of the game.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Last summer and fall, I asked for legislation to be drafted dealing with an array of education related matters. Included in the legislation was a provision that would essentially eliminate class basketball.
The Indiana General Assembly has complete...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The disappointment was acute. Now, the determination is strong.
Ricardo Ratliffe, the former Kecoughtan High star and the 2009-10 national junior college player of the year, led the nation by making 69 percent of his shots as a senior this season at...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Believe it or not, we're already at the halfway point of the Peninsula District basketball season. Didn't Phoebus just dust off another football championship a few days ago?
The boys' standings are jumbled with five teams at 6-3 or better. Which means...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:47 PM
There's a moment in "Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting," the terrific new show at the Lookingglass Theatre, when the caller of the 1947 meeting, Branch Rickey, president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, throws a crumpled shirt into the arms of Jackie...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Florida State and coach Leonard Hamilton are poised to join select company, North Carolina is adjusting to a season-ending injury, and North Carolina State's Scott Wood can't miss — at least from the foul line.
Those are among the subplots as ACC...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:54 PM
Celia Duran comes from a hard-working family.
Duran enjoys talking about her mother, father and brother. Then again, there isn't much Duran won't talk about.
She is candid and smiles often. A 20-minute interview quickly turns into nearly an hour with...