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Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Nov. 28 | The girls’ basketball season has begun with eight of the state’s top players already signed with Division I schools. If you ever get a chance to get to a game, check these players out. (The college each signed with is in parentheses). NIA COFFEY...

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Up-and-coming hoopster girls to watch

Nov. 28 | The girls’ basketball season has begun with eight of the state’s top players already signed with Division I schools. If you ever get a chance to get to a game, check these players out. (The college each signed with is in parentheses). NIA COFFEY...

49ers knock Bears  out of first!

49ers knock Bears out of first!

Nov. 21 |   Three weeks ago, the Chicago Bears were rolling along at 7-1 thinking Super Bowl with a dominating defense and leading the NFC North. Two weeks ago, their quarterback Jay Cutler took a vicious shot to the head on a pass play versus the Houston...

Division I hoops: big gap between number of Black players & coaches

Division I hoops: big gap between number of Black players & coaches

Nov. 21 |     Mike D’Antoni will begin coaching the Los Angeles Lakers, a couple of weeks removed from former coach Mike Brown’s firing. Brown’s untimely dismissal after five games this season, and a lockout-shortened 2012 campaign last season,...

HBCU Tennessee State plays Gophers here this week

HBCU Tennessee State plays Gophers here this week

Nov. 14 | Cupcakes — this is the insulting term local media often uses to undervalue, underestimate and margainize the Gophers men’s basketball non-conference opponents each season. Former coach Clem Haskins hated such annual references to his early-season...

Peterson proving he’s back in a big way!

Peterson proving he’s back in a big way!

Nov. 14 | Adrian Peterson Last January during the Pro Bowl game in Honolulu, many of the players in the game signed a giant get-well card to Adrian Peterson. Lou Lampson, a buddy to the stars, organized it. He knew Peterson’s dapper was down. It was intended...

U of M hoopsters off to promising start

U of M hoopsters off to promising start

Nov. 14 |               Rachel BanhamPhotos by Sophia Hantzes The 2012-13 college basketball season is now underway. Both Minnesota teams opened their campaigns last week with wins, but it’s way too early to call the season...

The smartest White team in the NBA

The smartest White team in the NBA

Nov. 7 | T-Wolves team return to the 1950s? Race controversy swells up once again as seen in the bitter reactions to an October 28, 2012 Star Tribune story (“Timberwolves: Pale in comparison to the rest of the NBA”), about how the T-Wolves are “going...

Use of college players’ likenesses under court scrutiny

Use of college players’ likenesses under court scrutiny

Nov. 7 |  Class-action suit could affect larger issue of athlete exploitation By Charles Hallman Staff Writer An anti-trust lawsuit against the NCAA to compensate former and present college athletes for using their likenesses without Ramogi HumaPhoto courtesy...

Prep stars updates

Prep stars updates

Nov. 7 |   MARCUS MARSHALL — The former All-State shooting guard from St. Paul Johnson not only won the slam dunk contest at Missouri State’s Midnight Madness, but the freshman is also starting. GABE WALKER — The sensational running back helped...