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One Simeon coach built the dynasty. His successor took the program to a level not previously reached in the history of Illinois high school basketball. One Simeon star became the NBA's youngest MVP. The next became the only underclassman to win the Mr....
Chicago Tribune reporterThe paragraph, taken from a 1992 Tribune story, is humorous with hindsight. Simeon, the 1980s power that produced a Class AA championship and two Illinois Mr. Basketball winners, had just lost back-to-back December games to Mount Carmel and Young, a...
Chicago Tribune reporterHIGHLIGHTS Simmons fuels upset In the third round of the 1998 Public League playoffs, senior Bobby Simmons extended his All-State career another game by totaling 25 points and nine rebounds in unranked Simeon's 67-64 upset of No. 4 Farragut....
Tags: Aneurysm, Nick Anderson
Chicago Tribune reporter1989-90 18-8 With a new cast of characters, Bob Hambric said coaching the team was "a real adventure." The Wolverines' start to the decade sputtered to an early end with a 49-48 loss to South Shore in the Public League quarterfinals. Among the seniors...
South Florida Sun SentinelAn updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available: Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
One day as Mark Aguirre was taking the L from his West Side home to DePaul for another recruiting visit that included a Cubs game, the feeling hit him. Aguirre still struggles to describe the sensation now, almost 35 years later. "I just suddenly...
TV SPORTS SATURDAY Soccer--Premier League, Queens Park at Bolton, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2) Men's College Basketball--America East Conference Tournament Championship, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); Conference USA Tournament Championship, 10:30 a.m. (CBS); Southeastern...
About Last NightTalib Kweli deejays at The Shrine on April 27, 2010. (Photo courtesy of The Shrine) Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek, who make up the group Reflection Eternal, hosted Timbuck2uesdays at The Shrine onTuesday. Kid Capri will host Timbuck2uesdays next week. Fellow...
Tribune staff reporterRarely is a team's fate sealed in the first quarter of an NBA game, especially when time is running out to snag a playoff berth. Wednesday night, the Milwaukee Bucks, who typically founder in the first quarter, hit the Bulls with force on the way to a...
Tags: Chicago Bulls, Basketball, Ben Gordon, Luol Deng, Kirk Hinrich
Could give me your list of Bulls, among Kirk Hinrich, Ben Gordon, Luol Deng, Andres Nocioni and Tyrus Thomas, whom you would trade? Most people I've asked want Hinrich gone first or second, but I think he's been one of the best Bulls over the past few...
Tribune staff reporterIllinois-Chicago coach Jimmy Collins took one look at the Tribune's 1997-98 All-State basketball team and made this proclamation: "Give me those five guys right now, and I'd go a long way in the NCAA tournament." Collins' dream team would feature 6-...
What's the secret behind Ben Gordon? How on earth does he go off in the fourth quarter so consistently? --Prabu Durairaj, Mountain View, Calif. That's when his pre-game Red Bull kicks in. But, seriously, there is no logical explanation for the...
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