Portal's two big men couldn't be more different. One has an eye for the three-pointer, playing with evident emotion and cockiness to the delight of the crowd. The other quietly works hard for his points, scoring via posting-up, crashing for the tough rebound, then dropping his head and running back down the court to play defense, rarely flashing a shy smile.
Another year, another Holiday and another 365 days of sports gone by. Locally and nationally, it seems that the sports world, if more often than not, is turning into a breeder of negativity. Our childhood heroes are suspected of steroids, superstar receivers are slowly deteriorating everything that was once good about competition, and amazingly awesome athletes are using their size and strength to pummel their opponents with fists and kicks, instead of ...
Those poor folks in Montana. Almost every other state has a piece of college football's ever expanding postseason. Even the Canadians found a way to get in on the fun with the International Bowl in Toronto. Yet big, ol' Montana exists without so much as a bowl to call its own. So let's fix that. The number of bowl games is already bordering on the ridiculous, what's the harm in piling on ...
LUBBOCK, Texas - Add this to the list of things you can say about Bob Knight: Nobody has ever won more Division I men's basketball games.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons knew they had a chance at an easy win Saturday night.
SYLVANIA - Monnette Bennett had a game-high 21 points and the Lady Blue Devils of Statesboro used an 11-2 run to open the fourth quarter, putting away Jenkins County 52-35 Friday night in the consolation game of the Gamecock Holiday Invitational Classic.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Finally, after 15 games, rookie Jimmy Williams has become the Atlanta Falcons' starting right cornerback.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Michael Vick says his sore groin has improved but added he didn't try to test the injury as he took a reduced role in Wednesday's practice.
NEW YORK - Jim Grobe held Wake Forest together after a couple of potentially devastating injuries, refused to let his players feel sorry for themselves and turned the perennially downtrodden Demon Deacons into champions.
FLOWERY BRANCH - After Terrell Owens spit in DeAngelo Hall's face in Saturday night's game, Hall insisted he'd have nothing to do with the Dallas receiver.
ATLANTA - When asked to list the nation's top running backs before the season, Tashard Choice made West Virginia's Steve Slaton one of his top picks.
Swimming competitively takes plenty of dedication and work ethic, especially when practices are held five days a week.
LaCreasha Brewton does the shooting herself, but she's the first to credit her teammates for the opportunity.
ATLANTA - The 2007 Atlanta Braves TBS TV crew will include a limited presence by Skip Caray and none by Pete Van Wieren, a TBS official confirmed Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Georgia coach Mark Richt moved quickly to replace Neil Callaway as offensive coordinator, promoting quarterbacks coach Mike Bobo to the position on Tuesday.