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Kentucky wins men’s championship 67-59

Kentucky wins men’s championship 67-59

Apr. 4 |     It’s been a long time coming, but the Wildcats of Kentucky have quenched their thirst for a title. John Calipari in just his third year wins his first NCAA Championship 67-59 over the Kansas Jayhawks before 70,000 in New Orleans. Man,...

Will Tiger Woods  win again?

Will Tiger Woods win again?

Mar. 21 |     I remember a few years ago covering the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Hazeltine National in Chaska. Northwestern from the Big Ten had the No. 1-ranked player — his name was Luke Donald. Lo and behold, that same guy, Luke Donald,...

Lin’s success makes me a believer—But insensitive coverage reminds us all that bigotry lives

Lin’s success makes me a believer—But insensitive coverage reminds us all that bigotry lives

Feb. 22 |     It’s been incredible watching the rise to prominence of Jeremy Lin, the star guard of the New York Knicks, whose first eight games as a starter has him ahead of three Hall-of-Fame point guards (Isiah Thomas, Magic Johnson and John...

Larry Fitzgerald covers Super Bowl XLVI — his 32nd

Larry Fitzgerald covers Super Bowl XLVI — his 32nd

Feb. 8 | Larry Fitzgerald as guest speaker at his 32nd Super Bowl Photo by Tak Makita   INDIANAPOLIS — While attending Indiana State University as a football star back in the late ’70s, I never thought in my wildest dreams, while majoring in radio-TV...

Only in the NFL:  super rematch!

Only in the NFL: super rematch!

Jan. 25 |     Storylines can sometimes make you scratch your head in disbelief. One such story is that of two brothers, John and Jim Harbaugh, both head football coaches of two of the 12 NFL teams that qualified for the 2012 playoffs, getting their...

2011 top sports stories: mostly a year to forget

2011 top sports stories: mostly a year to forget

Dec. 28 |     2011 will be best remembered from the sports scene locally as a year to forget, and indifferent at best. The Twins were just awful to watch, finishing 63-99 — dead last — in the American League. Mega-stars Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau...

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Dec. 21 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Not counting HBCUs, there might be 20 Black women head coaches today in collegiate basketball among over 300 NCAA schools. “It’s tough,” admits Tonya Edwards. “I think as...

Nobody’s perfect  in the NFL

Nobody’s perfect in the NFL

Dec. 21 |     PHOENIX — After 19 straight wins over 364 days, the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers’ bid for a perfect season ends in Kansas City. The Chiefs pulled off the shocker of the weekend, beating the Packers 19-14. Romeo Crennel,...

Abuse cover-ups  jeopardize public’s trust

Abuse cover-ups jeopardize public’s trust

Dec. 7 |     PHOENIX — So much is going on in sports, and it’s happening so fast, and it’s both good and bad. This column will focus on the bad. Leading the bad is the revolting shock waves upon learning of Penn State and the massive sex abuse...

Packers delete  Vikings 45-7

Packers delete Vikings 45-7

Nov. 16 |     GREEN BAY — It’s no longer a rivalry, folks — it has turned into a one-sided reality show in which the Minnesota Vikings can no longer compete with the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay beat the Vikings for the fourth straight time...
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