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  • Cathedrals of dreams

    Hollywood made its paean to the oddity and passion of Indiana basketball in the 1986 movie "Hoosiers," which follows the improbable run of a farm-boy team to Indiana's storied state championship. But the fictional exploits of Jimmy Chitwood and Hickory...
  • Walking on the semi-wild side

    We were just five minutes into our first hike at Starved Rock State Park when our older son, who is almost 3, stopped on the trail in utter amazement. "Oh, look," he cried. "A rhinoceros!"There was no rhinoceros. The most exotic wildlife we saw that day...
  • L.A. in Wooden's 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 28 seasons coaching the Bruins. His Pyramid of Success, a diagram of core values,...
  • Knicks' Thomas has it easy compared to Sixers GM King

    The blueprint for what many 76ers fans want Billy King to do can be found about 100 miles north up the New Jersey Turnpike. In a few short months since being given keys to the Knicks' executive washroom, Isiah Thomas has managed to completely revamp a...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2005 | Homewood-Flossmoor's Julian Wright: Team-first ethic sets him apart

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2005 | Homewood-Flossmoor's Julian Wright: Team-first ethic sets him apart
    Just about every fiber in Julian Wright's supple 6-foot-9-inch, 215-pound body is devoted to his life's passion--making the world a better place for those around him. On the court, the McDonald's All-American is a pass-first, spread-the-wealth forward...
  • The day the Magic stopped

    In minutes, there would be a basketball game played at Madison Square Garden. It would be a night like any other, wouldn't it? No, this was something different, and the coach of the New York Knicks picked up a microphone and walked to center court. Games...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly: She can't escape spotlight

    As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency. But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1987 | Seneca's Cindy Kaufmann: Star climbs to goal

    One of Seneca's two cemeteries rests on the east end of town, tucked into the side of a steep hill along U.S. Hwy. 6. It's a long hike to the top where a large white cross shades the graves, but Cindy Kaufmann knows every crack in each of those 130 wooden...