Abdul-Jabbar recovering from bypass surgery

FROM WIRE REPORTS Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery on April 16 and is expected to make a full recovery. Abdul-Jabbar was admitted to...

2015 NCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Huskie women celebrate in Tampa The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team erupts in celebration after defeating Notre Dame, 63-53, Tuesday in the NCAA Championship game...

Recent firings sound alarms for Black college coaches

BY SHANNON RYAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS When Tracy Dildy was growing up, watching men like Nolan Richardson roam the sideline at Arkansas and John Thompson...

USTA hires Blackman to head player development

Boca Raton’s Martin Blackman has been named the general manager of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Player Development. He will oversee the USTA’s...

Mission accomplished for Duke freshman

Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones help Blue Devils defeat Kaminsky and Wisconsin BY DAVID HAUGH CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS INDIANAPOLIS — Somewhere beneath Jahlil Okafor’s bear hug Monday night,...

UConn women No. 1

UConn forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (23) hoists the NCAA championship trophy after they defeated Notre Dame, 63-53, in the title game at the Amalie Arena...

Illinois State coach among 7 killed in plane crash

BY PATRICK M. O’CONNELL AND ALEXANDRA CHACKKEVITCH CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO — Two members of Illinois State University’s athletic department were among seven people killed when a...

2015 MIAMI OPEN

700 wins with more to come Miami Open defending champion Serena Williams hustles toward the ball in a quarterfinal match in this year’s tournament in...

Handling their business on the court

MIAMI OPEN 2015 Serena. Venus. Sloane. How sisters are faring at Key Biscayne tournament FROM STAFF REPORTS It was a grueling battle against Sabine Lisicki but Serena...

Where baseball is life

Fueled by millions from MLB teams, sport thrives in impoverished country rich in talent The 20 MLB players on the Dominican Republic’s last World Baseball...

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