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  • Pacers Roy Hibbert named an All-Star for the first time

    Pacers Roy Hibbert named an All-Star for the first time
    The Pacers will be well represented during 2012 NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando. Pacers center Roy Hibbert joins forward Paul George during the three days of festivities.  George will play in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on February 24th while...
  • David West does his best to fit in with the Pacers

    David West does his best to fit in with the Pacers
    The post-lockout NBA look of the Pacers features a respectable amount of change-as one might expect. Yet there's something about number 21 that immediately catches the eye. Is it respect? Probably, since he has been a two-time All-Star in his career. Is...
  • Huskies Snap Road Streak, Beat Utah

    Huskies Snap Road Streak, Beat Utah
    Terrence Ross ensured Washington is 3-1 and back among the Pac-12 leaders - heading into four consecutive home games. Ross scored 14 points and looked as cool as this city's morning snow while making a crucial 3-pointer as the shot clock was expiring,...
  • Peninsula District boys and girls basketball midseason report

    Peninsula District boys and girls basketball midseason report
    Believe it or not, we're already at the halfway point of the Peninsula District basketball season. Didn't Phoebus just dust off another football championship a few days ago? The boys' standings are jumbled with five teams at 6-3 or better. Which means...
  • John Carpenter

    John Carpenter
    In 1984 when John Carpenter was hired on at KTUU, Ronald Reagan was in his first term as president, the Detroit Tigers were the hottest team in baseball and the Magic Johnson-Larry Bird rivalry was lighting up the NBA. That was more than two decades ago,...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 13, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 27 || || 2. || Diary of a Wimpy Kid:...
  • In John Wooden's own words

    In John Wooden's own words
    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,...
  • 'When the Game Was Ours'

    'When the Game Was Ours'
    In the spring of 1979, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his Michigan State team faced off against Larry Bird and his undefeated Indiana State squad to decide the collegiate basketball championship. Johnson and the Spartans prevailed in a game that introduced...
  • Chapter 7: Barcelona

    Chapter 7: Barcelona
    The once ubiquitous "Jordan 23" Bulls jersey is rarely seen on Spanish youngsters these days -- they're more likely to favor the distinctive blue-and-garnet "10" shirt worn by FC Barcelona idol Lionel Messi. Futbol still reigns in this part of the world....
  • Chicago Bulls upset Boston Celtics 105-103 in overtime

    Chicago Bulls upset Boston Celtics 105-103 in overtime
    BOSTON — Derrick Rose even treats making history casually, shrugging off any superlatives that aren't associated with the final score. Minutes after he tied Lew Alcindor's 39-year-old NBA playoff record with 36 points in a rookie playoff debut, all...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 20, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton (Putnam: $27.95) PI Kinsey Millhone investigates the 20-year-old case of the mysterious disappearance of a 4-year-old girl. || 1 || || 2. || Too Much Happiness...
  • Chapter 5: Beaverton

    Chapter 5: Beaverton
    It was just a thin, dark stripe. It spread only a few inches across the top of the toe line of the white leather Air Jordan X, but it was wide enough and long enough for Michael Jordan to put his foot down. "We were in a hotel room, and Michael takes...