| Sep 1, 2013
It was a double whammy for political junkies last week when Republican Dan Proft and Democrat Kwame Raoul announced that they would not be seeking their party's nomination for governor in 2014.
Both would have made their party's primary races more...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
The preseason is over and we can finally get down to the serious business of worrying. I'm only worried about Brandon Marshall right now. I feel like the diva in him took one year off and is ready to come back with a much stronger year.
Which is sad...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:10 PM
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Of all the All-Star Games in our sports-minded nation, few adhere to the literal definition of "game" as much as the one played by the WNBA.
They don’t have one every year because winning gold at the Summer Olympics...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:56 PM
UNCASVILLE — She didn't get the biggest ovation during the visiting team's introductions. Swin Cash did. Then again, Elena Delle Donne didn't hit the newsstands nationwide Friday sans, well, sans Chicago Sky uniform in ESPN The Magazine's Body...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
I make it my annual practice not even to glance at the baseball standings until Memorial Day -- it's such a long season; the All-Star break would make even more sense as a dividing line -- but, of course, I......
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Not only does Chicago Sky draft pick Elena Delle Donne have one of the most fun names to say in all of sports — the final “e” is silent — but she also has one of the most intriguing backstories.......
| Apr 21, 2013
Nearly 60 years after she first stood in front of a classroom, my mother will retire from teaching Tuesday.
She began in 1954 with a freshman English section at Miami University in Ohio where she was a graduate student. She went on to teach nursery...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:49 AM
Will Notre Dame basketball star and South Bend native Skylar Diggins stay in the Midwest?
Tonight, we will learn where the Washington High School grad's professional basketball career will take her.
Diggins is expected to be one of the top picks in...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:48 PM
In Monday’s WNBA draft, the Chicago Sky took a player whom a rival coach had described as peerless.
No, not Brittney Griner.
With the second overall pick in the draft, the Sky chose Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne, a 6-foot, 5-inch forward...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Suffolk's Sugar Rodgers, who starred at Georgetown, was selected 14th overall in the WNBA draft Monday night by the Minnesota Lynx.
Rodgers, who attended Kings Fork before setting Georgetown records for points and steals, was the nation's No. 4 scorer...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:43 PM
From the start, Alecia Bell knew there would be dues to pay. Six of Delaware's top seven players coming into the season were seniors. That included, of course, megastar Elena Delle Donne, who would lead the Blue Hens to the regional semifinals.
| May 30, 2013
| 1:33 PM
After only a month or so as a member of the Sky, Elena Delle Donne has already consumed a deep dish-sized slice of local culture.
So far the 23-year old, drafted No. 2 overall in April, has sat in the front row of a Bulls game at the United Center,...