| May 9, 2015
| 1:21 AM
Trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke's decision on Tale of Verve's status for the 140th Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course likely will rest on their analysis of last Saturday's Kentucky Derby. "I talked with the owner last night,"...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 1:59 PM
Maryland's pursuit of an experienced shooting guard to replace Dez Wells has taken an interesting, though not unexpected, turn.
According to a report in the Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer, Maryland is one of several schools pursuing former Duke...
| May 3, 2015
| 2:03 AM
Duke University Basketball Coach and Chicago native Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEHF'-skee) returned to his hometown to serve as grand marshal of the Polish Constitution Day Parade.
WLS-TV in Chicago reports (http://abc7.ws/1GQNScf ) the 124th annual...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 6:06 PM
Billy Donovan will leave Florida after 19 seasons and back-to-back national titles in 2006-07 for the Oklahoma City Thunder, where part of the job will be to make sure Kevin Durant sticks around beyond free agency. Donovan, who turns 50 May 30, came out...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 5:42 PM
Daddy just left the house and he ain't comin' home no more.
That's the forlorn, far-reaching feeling spreading across Gator Nation now that it's become official:
The great Billy D has become Billy Departed.
The dynamic, dynastic father and creator...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 3:06 PM
If you've ever worn an "I Hate Duke" T-shirt, the introduction Mike Krzyzewski got Monday was enough to make you want to drink a bottle of prune wine.
"An American treasure," he was called.
Krzyzewski was the keynote speaker at the Wine & Spirits...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 10:43 AM
The 2015 NFL draft is coming to Chicago from April 30-May 2, and city officials have announced street closures in connection with the event.
The draft takes place at Roosevelt University's historic Auditorium Theatre, on Congress Parkway just west of...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 4:30 PM
HARTFORD — For the UConn field hockey and women's basketball teams, it was another victory lap through the corridors of state government.
Up to the governor's office, and back down to the lobby of the State Capitol they went, to be congratulated...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:45 PM
One school in the Final Four has a four-man freshman class that averages 45.5 points per game, the third-most by a freshman class in the history of that team's conference.
There's a chance three of these stars could opt out for the NBA after this...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:51 PM
And the young shall lead them.
All season long, Duke has been led by its heralded freshman class, and that was the case again Monday night, the Blue Devils youngsters leading their team to the NCAA championship with a 68-63 victory over Wisconsin....
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:12 PM
Mike Krzyzewski is back. Back in the Final Four for the 12th time in 30 years. Back in Indianapolis, where he has captured two of his four national championships. And back at Lucas Oil Stadium, where Duke last won it all five Aprils ago, downing Butler...