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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 [nggallery id=79] Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share...

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 [nggallery id=78] Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit...

Lynx guard Wright is back and catching up

Lynx guard Wright is back and catching up

Jul. 18 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   She won’t let on where her rehabilitation stands on a scale of 10. The only thing Monica Wright would report that she’s getting there. Monica WrightPhoto by Sophia Hantzes “In my mind, I’m a 10,” the...

Top preps return for Grassroots Hoops

Top preps return for Grassroots Hoops

Jun. 30 |   Troy Bell Renard Suggs (l, in green)and Dion Suggs (in white) Lamar Anderson Demitri ConwellPhotos by Mitchell Palmer McDonald                           There were plenty of hoops...

Hard work pays off for small rookie who plays big

Hard work pays off for small rookie who plays big

Jun. 25 | Heather Butler virtually hit the longest shot of her basketball career when, as an undrafted rookie, she made this season’s San Antonio Stars roster. It isn’t often that a player who was bypassed in the college draft later beats out, in Butler’s...

No 3-peat — Spurs win it!

No 3-peat — Spurs win it!

Jun. 18 |       SAN ANTONIO — The incredible four-year run to the NBA Finals by the Miami Heat came to an end Sunday in San Antonio 104-87 in game five. The Spurs are the 2014 champions of basketball after dissecting the Heat in five games....

Many favor cheating for top draft picks

Many favor cheating for top draft picks

May. 27 | After the NBA draft lottery last week, an ESPN SportsNation online poll asked fans if they’d support their team “tanking” games — losing games virtually on purpose in order to get a better chance for the top overall pick. It was a 50/50 split...

Metro-based athletes make their marks

Metro-based athletes make their marks

May. 13 | It’s not often that two former metro area athletes with the same last name (no relation) accomplish great things during the same time period. Realizing this provided me the opportunity to acknowledge their accomplishments. These accomplishments...

The LA Clipper players sent a message that racism is not okay

The LA Clipper players sent a message that racism is not okay

May. 9 | Donald Sterling’s recent remarks offer a glimpse into the thinking of one of the “one percent.” It reveals that capitalism and racism are indeed joined at the hip and how employers really see the folks who make them rich. It also shows just...

Clippers players squandered golden opportunity

Clippers players squandered golden opportunity

May. 9 | The Donald Sterling lifetime banishment from the NBA at worst serves as a sad moment. At best, it could spark a long-needed movement. “That remains to be seen,” stated Alexis McCombs, a frequent sports and entertainment contributor for several...