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  • 76ers are winners again
    76ers lose chance at NBA history by winning over Pistons
    The Philadelphia 76ers had lost for two straight months before March 29. Therefore, the Sixers wouldinevitablly lose one more time to set the all-time NBA record with 27 straight defeats, or so it looked. But the Sixers proved against the Detroit...
  • Carter-Williams not nearly enough
    76ers can't even avoid getting blown out by Bucks
    The Philadelphia 76ers and Milwaukee Bucks played perhaps the least anticipated game of the NBA season on Feb. 24. Since the Sixers and Bucks have the two worst records in the NBA, the only meaning this game had was towards the race for more draft...
  • Spencer Hawes
    76ers storm back over Bucks in last minutes of regulation, overtime
    The Philadelphia 76ers looked lost against the Milwaukee Bucks on Nov. 22. The Sixers were down to a Bucks team that had lost six straight games, blowing a double digit second quarter lead along the way thanks to 26 turnovers. With the Sixers down...
  • Northern California
    Death on Goat Mountain
    David Mann's new novel "Goat Mountain" (Harper, $25.99) is not for those who have no stomach for killing. "The act of killing might even be the act that creates god," declares the narrator, now a grown man with memories of...
  • LeBron James
    Heat get much-needed break with sweep of Bucks
    Updated on 30 April at 11:07 p.m. EDT:With their sweep of the Milwaukee Bucks in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series, the Miami Heat now gets the opportunity for a little rest and recuperation.The Heat finished up Game 4 on Sunday,...
  • The Heat's Ray Allen.
    Heat work hard for Game 2 victory over Bucks
    The final 12-point margin of the Miami’s victory over Milwaukee in the second game of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series doesn’t begin to reflect the struggle the game was for the Heat.The Heat held only a four-point...
  • Heat outlast Bucks
    Bucks act like 76ers in running out of gas against Heat
    The Philadelphia 76ers could have faced the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs with five more wins. However, the Sixers would have likely done what they always do against the Heat --hang around for three quarters before falling apart when it counts....
  • Chris Bosh
    What can Bucks do to beat the Heat?
    The Milwaukee Bucks got 48 points from starting guards Brandon Jennings (26) and Monta Ellis (22).They got off 14 more shots than the Miami Heat.They came up with 10 steals that forced the Heat into 19 turnovers.And they still lost by 23 points,...
  • James dominates Bucks
    Bucks fill in for 76ers in getting blown out by Heat in Game 1
    The Philadelphia 76ers had a humiliating season, yet still finished just four games back for the East’s final playoff spot. The fact that the 34-48 Sixers were that close to the NBA playoffs shows just how poor the bottom of the East really...
  • Miami Heat's Mike Miller.
    Heat bench deeper for playoff run
    The Miami Heat gained more than home-court advantage throughout the playoffs with the help of their 27-game winning streak.They also got the opportunity to let several key players, including their Big Three LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh...
  • Knicks bounce back with road win in Milwaukee
    Knicks bounce back with road win in Milwaukee
    The Knicks snagged a road win in Milwaukee, 102-88, as they led by double figures for every second of the second half.The Bucks came off an extraordinary 93-92 win after overcoming a 27 point third-quarter deficit in Chicago on Monday night. They...
  • Dunleavy
    Bucks perform strong in opening weekend
    Starting the season facing the Boston Celtics in front of a sold out crowd on the road, the Milwaukee Bucks led by as many as 22 before defeating the Celtics 99-88 Friday night.The Bucks, led by Brandon Jennings' 21 points and 13 assists, took...
  • buck
    Whitetails Entering Chase Phase
    The woods in and around the tri-state area are experiencing an increase in wild game activity as the whitetail rut season is now nearly upon us. The bucks are well into the seeking phase of the rut and rushing headlong in to the chase phase. As...
  • Behind the deer fence
    White-tail deer overpopulation issues
    Telling or legislating that residents shouldn't feed deer is important, but offering cracked corn when the snow covers their food source is not the reason for their overpopulation.The problem is that hunters that live in and travel into "...
  • Michener Art Museum’s Si Lewen Exhibit is Simply Haunting
    Michener Art Museum’s Si Lewen Exhibit is Simply Haunting
    "Our time needs you and your work." – Albert Einstein on Si Lewen’s “A Journey (courtesy of The James A. Michener Art Museum)Polish artist Si Lewen created a narrative series of powerful art based on his visit to...