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  • The 30 biggest events of David Stern's NBA tenure

    A look at 30 of the biggest events to unfold during David Stern's 30-year run as NBA commissioner, which is scheduled to end Feb. 1: June 1984—Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and Charles Barkley are drafted, stocking the league with...
  • Use of tough federal sentencing laws varies widely nationwide

    Use of tough federal sentencing laws varies widely nationwide
    WASHINGTON — As drug dealers go, Lori Ann Newhouse was strictly small time. A high school dropout from a little Iowa town, Newhouse had three sons, a low-paying job as a telemarketer and a relentless methamphetamine habit. On St. Patrick's Day...
  • Royce White in limbo again after being released by Philadelphia 76ers

    Royce White in limbo again after being released by Philadelphia 76ers
    These could be Royce White's final NBA stats: two teams, zero minutes played. In what may go down as one of the saddest stories involving a first-round draft pick not named Len Bias, White has been waived by the Philadelphia 76ers after playing in...
  • Expanded ACC could approach its 1980s basketball peak

    Expanded ACC could approach its 1980s basketball peak
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
  • Rethinking drug sentences

    With an eye toward reducing what even many conservatives concede is excessive incarceration of minor drug offenders, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Monday that federal prosecutors would be directed to file charges in a way that would spare many...
  • MC Longshot recalls early days reading poetry

    MC Longshot recalls early days reading poetry
    Chad Heslup high-tailed it up to Minneapolis a few years ago, to continue to develop his connections with that city's entrenched independent hip-hop scene, but his roots as a rapper are in Chicago, where he began. He returns to the city this weekend to...
  • Teel Time: Is nation's top scorer, Virginia Tech's Erick Green, the ACC's player of year?

    Teel Time: Is nation's top scorer, Virginia Tech's Erick Green, the ACC's player of year?
    Virginia Tech’s Erick Green has led the nation in scoring for about a month, and retaining that stature would be notable on several levels. But there’s another Green statistic that worries Hokies coach James Johnson. Green leads the ACC in...
  • Virginia Tech's Erick Green earns ACC's player of the year honors

    Virginia Tech's Erick Green earns ACC's player of the year honors
    As satisfying as it was for Virginia Tech's Erick Green to learn he'd made first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference, he wasn't afraid to admit he had his fingers crossed for an even loftier distinction. He wanted to be recognized as the best. He got his...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride

    Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride
    Our family moved from the Jersey Shore to Baltimore in the summer of 1970. The following winter, an irresistible character began frequenting our television. Lefty Driesell was equal parts coach, salesman and showman, and through sheer force of...
  • Teel Time: ACC player of year race crowded with Larkin, Green, Harris, Plumlee

    Teel Time: ACC player of year race crowded with Larkin, Green, Harris, Plumlee
    Duke’s Shane Battier and North Carolina’s Joseph Forte shared 2001 ACC basketball player of the year honors as media balloting deadlocked at 32 votes each. If ever another season was going to produce such an improbable tie, it’s this...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports

    Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports
    As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...
  • 1994 Male Athlete of the Year: Kecoughtan's Morocco Brown

    Morocco Brown, a three-sport star at Kecoughtan High, and Menchville's Sadie Jackson, a state champion in indoor track, were named the Daily Press male and female high school athletes of the year Thursday night. In the sixth-annual spring banquet at...