| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
William Shakespeare once asked, "What's in a name?"
Well for Stacey King, a name means everything.
The former Bulls big man-turned-TV announcer has popularized a number of monikers and phrases over the years.
When Derrick Rose was running...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Tennessee's Derek Reese and Willie Carmichael III don't get to come home very often. That's why this week's Orlando Classic college basketball tournament has been an extra special trip for the two Orlando-area products.
"I think it's a great experience,...
| Nov 12, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Let's start with Buzz Williams' compulsive letter-writing and tortured penmanship.
No, let's go with the coaching style that borders on "inhumane."
But we must mention his heartwarming outreach to children and abiding reverence...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:55 AM
With just nine players under contract and plenty of roster spots to fill, Orlando City's name will come up in a lot of rumors ahead of the January transfer window.
Add this one to the list: A report out of England has linked the Lions to England under-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Marquette University redshirt freshman soccer player Jack Alberts, a Hinsdale native who attended Fenwick High School in Oak Park, scored the first two college goals of his career recently and they both ended up being game-winners.
And he was rewarded...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:18 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — As a much-anticipated federal court trial began Monday, the walls that for decades have separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.
The occasion was the opening...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:44 PM
BLACKSBURG — Buzz Williams has learned over the years sometimes less is more, especially when it comes to practice time. He's not about to change that philosophy in his new work environment at Virginia Tech.
Though the NCAA started allowing...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Pembroke Pines Charter guard Haanif Cheatham favored Marquette throughout his recruitment, and his feelings were only fortified during his final official visit there last weekend.
Friday afternoon, sitting between his mother and high school coach for...
| Oct 28, 2014
VILLANOVA — Villanova coach Jay Wright needs senior captain Darrun Hilliard to do something he has not done during his time on the Main Line: speak up.
The Liberty High graduate has steadily improved from freshman contributor to co-Big East most...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Erin Chastain could see this coming, bit by bit, since taking over a DePaul women's soccer program that had failed to win a Big East match the season before she became head coach in 2007.
"We felt we had a group that could do some things this year,"...