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  • 'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley

    'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley
    The diva guard is orchestrating coaching changes. The boss man is an inveterate womanizer, as is most of the team, except for the committed virgin they just signed, who firmly believes sex shouldn't take place till marriage. This a dynasty or a soap...
  • Prep sports profile: Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen

    Prep sports profile: Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen
    As leaders on Hinsdale Central’s cross country team, Kevin Huang and Billy Magnesen haven’t gotten caught up in early-season success. Huang ran a 5K in 15 minutes, 53 seconds to take second place in the Locktoberfest Invitational on Oct. 5,...
  • Walter Payton's son asks students to unlock 'greatness'

    Walter Payton's son asks students to unlock 'greatness'
    As he talked to students at Aux Sable Middle School in Joliet, Jarrett Payton gave bullying only a brief mention, as if to show that bullies couldn't win against the greatness inside those who were listening. He talked about his dad – the late...
  • Adrian Peterson rushes for 211 yards, reaches 10,000-yard milestone

    Adrian Peterson rushes for 211 yards, reaches 10,000-yard milestone
    This won’t go down as a satisfying season for Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson, but it will be a milestone one. Peterson, the league’s reigning most valuable player, surpassed 10,000 yards for his career Sunday in the fourth quarter against...
  • Eric Dickerson likes Adrian Peterson but loves his NFL rushing record

    Eric Dickerson likes Adrian Peterson but loves his NFL rushing record
    Eric Dickerson flew. So has time. It has been 29 years since the former Los Angeles Rams star set the NFL's single-season rushing record — a span that matches his jersey number — and now the Hall of Fame back once again waits to see if his...
  • Broncos' Eric Decker has formula for success: 4 x 6 = W

    Broncos' Eric Decker has formula for success: 4 x 6 = W
    The Denver Broncos have been stacking up victories all season. Sunday, they served Kansas City a special order: A quadruple Decker. Eric Decker caught four touchdown passes from Peyton Manning to lift the Broncos to a 35-28 victory over the Chiefs...
  • Eagles need to win while McCoy is young

    Eagles need to win while McCoy is young
    — He can cope with the pain in his right ankle well enough. What LeSean McCoy has a much tougher time wrapping his head around is the losing. He can't take it much longer, and is playing like a man on a singular mission to reverse the three-season...
  • ODU falls 47-10 at Maryland in debut against ACC team

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The big guys never gave the little guys a break. Old Dominion's upset bid at Maryland on Saturday afternoon never materialized. The Monarchs, transitioning from the Football Championship Series to the Bowl Series, will have...
  • Brian Gadsby praised after sparkling effort for Crescenta Valley High football team

    Brian Gadsby praised after sparkling effort for Crescenta Valley High football team
    GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, normally meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the first meeting of the year, which was held at Oakmont Country Club. GADSBY STANDS TALL FOR FALCONS...
  • Girls hoops season preview | Faith the name of the game for H-F's Suggs

    Girls hoops season preview | Faith the name of the game for H-F's Suggs
    In the fall of 1996, Shafer Suggs and his wife, Susan Hoster-Suggs, thought a lot about what to name their first born. When she was five months pregnant, Susan found out a mole on her leg contained melanoma. A sizable chunk of that leg was gone after...
  • Bears bars: Find your Sunday soulmate

    Bears bars: Find your Sunday soulmate
    Oh, you have Bears season tickets? Then stop reading now, you lucky jerk. For the rest of us, Sundays (and Monday, Nov. 4 against Green Bay ... oh yes!) will see us glued to the TV from the edge of a barstool. If you don’t have cable, finding a...
  • A day with Jordan, Payton and Dawson

    A day with Jordan, Payton and Dawson
    Twenty-five years ago, the Chicago sports landscape was ruled by three men: Michael Jordan, Walter Payton and Andre Dawson. And in January 1988, the magazine Chicago Times pulled off a greater feat than having them all in the same city. They got them...