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Former EWU coach, Gonzaga aide Jerry Krause is still in the game of basketball

Jerry Krause was recently selected to help write a 2018 curriculum for the National Association of Basketball Coaches for youth basketball. At the center of the curriculum is a pilot …


Abdul-Jabbar: One-and-done makes college hoops a ‘travesty’

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar likes experienced players, part of the reason he picked San Antonio to knock off Golden State. And it’s one reason he thinks John Wooden wouldn’t have the same …


Fred Slaughter, who led UCLA to first NCAA hoops title, dies at 74

Fred Slaughter, who helped UCLA win its first NCAA basketball championship as a senior under coach John Wooden in 1964, has died. He was 74.


Oh my! Dick Enberg in final innings of long career

Dick Enberg spent many Midwestern nights and Saturday afternoons listening to baseball and football broadcasts on the radio. As soon as he could, he got behind a microphone himself.


UCLA unveils Wooden statue

The stern gaze behind black-rimmed glasses, arms crossed, rolled-up program tucked under his arm. John Wooden is now standing vigil outside Pauley Pavilion. UCLA unveiled an 8-foot bronze statue of …


UConn’s 88th straight win ties UCLA men’s record

NEW YORK – This piece of history has been in the making for more than two years. Now, the Connecticut women’s basketball team has just about made it. The top-ranked …


Wooden was our ‘Coach’

LOS ANGELES – When I think today of the greatest sportsman who walked a sideline, I think, instead, of where John Wooden lay his head. It was a tiny bed …


Wooden said gravely ill

LOS ANGELES – Former UCLA basketball coach and Hall of Famer John Wooden has been hospitalized. The university said in an e-mail late Thursday night that Wooden is at Ronald …