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Buffalo Grove boys basketball team weathers series of tough tests

"I'm not happy with the way we finished some plays at the end, offensively and defensively, but for the most part, I was really pleased...

Buffalo Grove boys basketball team clamps down on defense

Buffalo Grove's Mac Camardo (54) uses his size and strength to get to the basket against Stevenson on Saturday at the Buffalo Grove Thanksgiving tournament.

Will Johnny Manziel play football again? Better yet, does he want to?

Something like this, they feared, was inevitable: "Johnny Football," whose audacity and air of invincibility at Texas A&M produced a national phenomenon and delivered the...

Buffalo Grove preaches leadership, versatility during summer ball

After going 9-18 last season, Buffalo Grove was 10-5 in summer league play as of Friday, July 1. Are the Bison turning a corner? "I...

Somonauk rides right arm of ace Johnny Johnson to Class 1A state semifinals

"Johnny is a guy we can go to and when we go to him we know he's a guy who will come in and throw...

Howard Garfinkel, creator of Five Star basketball camp, dies at 86

"Vinny Del Negro, Johnny Dawkins, Barry Rohrssen, Steve Alford, Herb Sendek, Tommy Amaker, Mike Fratello, Lawrence Frank, Bob Hurley Sr." Garfinkel started "High School Basketball...

Winners and losers from the first weekend of the NCAA tournament

Losers: Johnny Dawkins and Charles Barkley. The former Stanford coach is too serious. Chuck is great on the NBA and should stay there. We don't...

Bulls greats pay their respects at Johnny Bach's funeral

In a similarly classy move, Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg attended with his entire staff after his team's shootaround. That included Mike Wilhelm, who quietly drove...

Russ Tutterow, lover and defender of Chicago playwrights, dies at 68

So was Steven Peterson, the author of "The Invasion of Skokie." Philip Dawkins, one of Chicago's most accomplished scribes, was one of many volunteer drivers...

Buffalo Grove expects to pick up the pace in 2015-16

Before the first game of next season, Peterson wants the Bison to be able to go 100 percent for 32 minutes every game. He said...

Week 7: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots. 2. Chargers 5-1...