| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Lexie Brown prides herself on preparation. She appreciates organization and understands the importance of planning ahead.
So when the Maryland women's basketball recruit became one of three high school seniors selected to the Under-18 USA National Team...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 8:20 PM
The holiday tournament season led to some alarming outcomes for area teams. Young lost two twice at the Naples Holiday Shootout in Florida. Marist had a 1-3 record in the same tourney. Montini used a late comeback to defeat Rolling Meadows in the Broncos&...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:18 PM
With the return of the Orlando Solar Bears this week -- taking to the ice here Saturday for the first time in 11 years -- it's a good time to look back at some of the many professional teams that once called Orlando home.
Central Florida isn't just...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:45 PM
New Trier coach Scott Fricke offered a wishful-thinking method of preparation for the Trevians' Class 4A Chicago State Supersectional against Simeon.
"If we had more time, I'd call Coach (John) Groce from Illinois and scrimmage those guys, because that'...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Good is not great enough.
Just ask Bruce Weber.
Weber couldn't sustain greatness at Illinois. He reached it, lost it, tried for it, prayed for it, approached it but couldn't sustain it. Something always was missing. So athletic director Mike Thomas,...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Congrats to Whitehall's Kayla Bet (No. 24, below right), who went over the 1,000-point mark in her career on Saturday in a win over Pocono Mountain East. She needed 12, and got 19. I know the Bet family a little bit having covered Kayla's brother, Pat, in...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 4:22 PM
I know we're all wrapped up in a lot of different things today ... regional wrestling, district basketball, Patriot League hoops. But just a quick salute for the Northampton Community College women's team, which happens to feature a lot of Lehigh Valley...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Scouting Information Manager Charles Klask is leaving the Orlando Magic to take a position with the Detroit Pistons....
| Oct 5, 2010
| 10:04 AM
"Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre"
By Heather Cox Richardson
Basic Books, 392 pages, $28.95
Heather Cox Richardson’s superb new book should come labeled: Warning! Reading the contents may lead to depression.
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:18 PM
The Orlando Magic are about to lose a key member of their basketball operations staff.
Charles Klask, the Magic’s scouting information manager, has accepted a job with the Detroit Pistons.
“Charles was our statistics guru,” Magic...
| Feb 21, 2008
| 8:57 PM
Shannon Brown was on the phone non-stop Thursday once word spread of the trade to his hometown Bulls.
"My cell phone has been blowing up," said Brown, the former high school All-American from Proviso East who was dealt from the Cleveland Cavaliers...