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Louisville wins NCAA, beats Michigan 82-76

Louisville wins NCAA, beats Michigan 82-76

Apr. 10 |     The Cardinals of Louisville are the champions of basketball, rallying as only Louisville can to beat Michigan 82-76. Louisville, in the last game as a member of the powerful Big East Conference, captured their third NCAA title, their...

Final 4 memories

Final 4 memories

Apr. 9 |       As this year’s NCAA tournaments crown new men’s and women’s national champions, this reporter took a stroll down my own memory lanes. I didn’t begin watching college hoops until the mid-to-late 1960s – I sneaked downstairs...

New book examines race and the NBA  after ‘Palace Brawl’

New book examines race and the NBA after ‘Palace Brawl’

May. 30 |       Selling the NBA to a White fan base historically has been a challenge. First it was seen as second class to college basketball. Then came Black players in the late 1950s. Later, the growing Black rank-and-file were being seen...