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Great WNBA games most worthy of sports talk

Great WNBA games most worthy of sports talk

Aug. 2 | Atlanta Assistant Coach Karleen ThompsonPhoto by Charles Hallman   To politely say I’m tired of the Kevin Love talk is understating it. First, he pulls out of an MLB celebrity softball game under the guise that he might have been booed, since...

Ageism, sexism, racism: trouble at Fox

Ageism, sexism, racism: trouble at Fox

Aug. 1 | I usually don’t put much stock in or give much attention to sideline reporters, who I firmly believe are simply a made-for-TV creation that serves more the reporter than conveying any meaningful information to the viewer. Nonetheless, what happened...

It’s barbecuing brothers week!

It’s barbecuing brothers week!

Jul. 31 |       It’s been well documented that society salutes its stars and heroes with praise and admiration so that later they can kick them when they slip up. Remember President Bill Clinton’s fall from grace? Tiger Woods and LeBron...

Johnson prep star now playing for Arizona State

Johnson prep star now playing for Arizona State

Jul. 29 | Former Johnson High School basketball star ROOSEVELT SCOTT is on the 2014-15 men’s basketball roster at Arizona State University. The 6’-4” Scott, who last year averaged 17.5 points per game for Indian Hills Community College, led his team...

2014 WNBA All-Star game photos II

2014 WNBA All-Star game photos II

Jul. 28 | More photos from the 2014 WNBA All-Star game All photos by Charles Hallman ...

Carew pushes for Oliva induction to Hall of Fame

Carew pushes for Oliva induction to Hall of Fame

Jul. 27 | Rod Carew is one of 66 living baseball Hall of Famers. He, among others, wants former Minnesota Twins teammate Tony Oliva to soon join this honored group. “Tony Oliva deserves to be in the Hall of Fame,” proclaimed Carew. He told the MSR during...

Women pros still struggle for media attention

Women pros still struggle for media attention

Jul. 25 | PHOENIX — The WNBA All-Star Game annually is snubbed by sports fans and sports media alike. Last Saturday’s contest here unfortunately remains only a summertime favorite for those of us who do care. It was his first-ever All-Star Game, Earl Malloy...

2014 WNBA All-Star game photos

2014 WNBA All-Star game photos

Jul. 25 | Photos from the 2014 WNBA All-Star game All photos by Charles Hallman ...

East narrowly gets overtime win

East narrowly gets overtime win

Jul. 24 | PHOENIX — Again the WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx were well represented at the 2014 WNBA All-Star Game, this time by league-leading scorer Maya Moore, veteran guard Lindsay Whalen, and injured star Seimone Augustus. The Lynx coaching staff headed...

Local standout highlights

Local standout highlights

Jul. 23 |     This week’s column features five outstanding individuals who have made their communities proud. They include a prep football star that won’t have to deal with recruiting this fall, three former prep stars who are giving back to...