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  • Timberwolves pick Kentucky's Towns No. 1 overall, trade for Duke's Jones

    As expected, the newest member of the Timberwolves is Karl-Anthony Towns. Then, in an unexpected move, the Timberwolves traded for former Apple Valley star Tyus Jones by sending their two picks in the second round Nos. 31 and 36 overall to Cleveland,...
  • Russell Turner receives 5-year contract at UCI

    Russell Turner receives 5-year contract at UCI
    UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner, who led the Anteaters to the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament for the first time in school history, has received a new five-year contract that will extend through the 2019-20 season. Finalization...
  • Local Roundup: Four Lewis athletes earn GLVC academic honors

    Four Lewis athletes have won the Great Lakes Valley Conference's top award for excellence in the classroom and in their respective sports. Named Winter/Spring Scholar-Athletes of the Year for the conference were Jamie Johnson for women's basketball,...
  • Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell go No. 1 and No. 2 at NBA draft

    Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell go No. 1 and No. 2 at NBA draft
    The Minnesota Timberwolves began the 2015 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on Thursday night as expected by using the first overall pick on power forward Karl-Anthony Towns out of Kentucky.  By the end of the evening 60 players will have been selected...
  • Heat there to catch Justise Winslow after draft-night fall to No. 10

    Heat there to catch Justise Winslow after draft-night fall to No. 10
    Amid their hopes to rise again, the Miami Heat took advantage of a draft-day fall from a player previously rated at the top of this year's class. Lacking perimeter depth, the payoff for a season out of the playoffs arrived in the form of NCAA Tournament...
  • Dee Brown joins Illini athletic staff

    Dee Brown joins Illini athletic staff
    Former Illinois basketball star Dee Brown will join the university's athletic staff for the summer as a special assistant to athletic director Mike Thomas. Brown's duties are described like an ambassador for the program, assisting in recruiting in...
  • Third national title of 2014-15, at College World Series, would put U.Va. in elite group

    Third national title of 2014-15, at College World Series, would put U.Va. in elite group
    Most with an even passing interest in University of Virginia baseball know the basics: The Cavaliers this week are playing for their first College World Series championship, a title that has eluded the ACC since Wake Forest raised the trophy 60 years ago....
  • Three locals in line for award

    Three locals in line for award
    Mandy Buell, Erin McMunn, and Steph Perez each had successful seniors years at their respective schools, and those colleges thought enough of their athletes to honor them with a special nomination. Buell, McMunn, and Perez — recent graduates of...
  • Virginia beats Florida 5-4, Cavaliers head back to CWS finals vs. Vanderbilt

    Virginia beats Florida 5-4, Cavaliers head back to CWS finals vs. Vanderbilt
    OMAHA, Neb. — Believe it or not, the Virginia Cavaliers are back in the College World Series finals. Kenny Towns drove in three runs, including the winner in the seventh, and Josh Sborz pitched four innings of shutout relief as Virginia defeated...
  • Mascots compete for bragging rights, trophy in 22nd annual competition

    Mascots compete for bragging rights, trophy in 22nd annual competition
    Judging from 11-year-old Ayden West's blue Orlando Magic T-shirt and matching baseball cap, it was easy to tell who he was rooting for Saturday during the 22nd annual Mascot Games. "The Magic is my favorite NBA team," the Lake Mary boy said. And...
  • Aaliyah Brown earns All-American track honors at Texas A&M

    Aaliyah Brown earns All-American track honors at Texas A&M
    When Aaliyah Brown was 6, her father Angelo had a revelation regarding his daughter's athletic ability. "I've always been involved in sports," Aaliyah Brown said. "I was playing soccer and my dad saw me running up and down the soccer field and said,...