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Franklin D. Burgess Hoops star became federal judge Franklin D. Burgess, 75, a U.S. district judge and college basketball star who led the nation in scoring at Gonzaga University, died Friday of cancer at a hospice in Tacoma, Wash. He led the nation in...
Times wire servicesFranklin D. Burgess, a U.S. District judge and college basketball star who led the nation in scoring at Gonzaga University, has died. He was 75. Burgess died Friday of cancer, Robert Lasnik, chief judge for the U.S. District Court for Western Washington,...
Daily Press- Retired UCLA coach came to Norfolk in 1998 - Said the dunk is bad for the game - Never made more than $40,000 John Wooden attended the 1998 McDonald's High School All-American Game n Norfolk and the day prior graciously granted me an interview. He...
Dan Fitzgerald Gonzaga basketball coach Dan Fitzgerald, 67, the coach who built Gonzaga University into a national basketball power but resigned before the school began its current run of NCAA tournaments, died Tuesday night after collapsing in a...
Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
Web ReporterSteven Gray scored 18 points as hot-shooting Gonzaga beat Oklahoma 83-69 on Thursday night. Elias Harris added 15 points and Bol Kong 14 as Gonzaga (10-3) had five players in double figures. The Bulldogs shot 50 percent and made 11 3-pointers, many on...
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The Fabulous ForumThe Beatles first sang it on Abbey Road in 1969: Here come the Suns. That's the Phoenix Suns, giving us a fascinating, ferociously contested, even beautiful conference finals in a true clash of NBA titans. On one side, there's Kobe......
Question of the day: Is Phil Jackson the best coach in NBA history or simply someone who benefited from great players? [Updated]The Fabulous ForumReporters from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. [Updated at 12:30 p.m.: Baxter Holmes, Los Angeles Times The only......
Lakers BlogOn Thursday we asked, "Can you think of any particular players that you strongly dislike as opponents but would love to have on the Lakers?" Here's a sampling of what you all came up with: "Everyone, and I mean Everyone seems to act up when they play...
Sentinel Staff WriterFree throw percentages of the NBA's Top 50 players of all time. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- .721 Nate Archibald -- .810 Paul Arizin -- .810 Charles Barkley -- .735 Rick Barry --.900 Elgin Baylor -- .780 Dave Bing -- .775 Larry Bird -- .886 Wilt...
Tribune staff reporterThis is a landmark that whispers. The man who reshaped the sports world's topography to look suspiciously like the patterned bottom of a basketball shoe was born here, in the former Cumberland Hospital, on Feb. 17, 1963. The 10-story brick building is...
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