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Photo Courtesy Alyssa Muraoka
Juneau-Douglas High School alumna Nani Ostrom is shown during a Pacific University women's basketball game this season. Ostrom will play in the Seawolf Hoops Classic at Anchorage's Alaska Airlines Center against the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Friday and University of Alaska Anchorage on Saturday. PHOTO COURTESY ALYSSA MURAOKA

Pure Sole: Not your grandma's jump shot

I won't be writing about your grandmother's jump shot or your grandfather's goal-keeping over the holidays. Not this holiday. Too many alumnus and alumna doing their things at college and doing it well.

by Klas Stolpe

Local Sports Calendar for Dec. 17

Today, December 17 BASKETBALL Away, 6 p.m., TMHS boys at Service. Thursday, December 18 HOCKEY Home, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas JV hosts Tri-Valley at Treadwell Ice Arena.

Yankees GM Cashman: A-Rod now a full-time DH

NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez faces a diminished role in his return to the New York Yankees, who have stripped A-Rod of his third-base job and plan to limit his role to full-time designated hitter - at most.
RONALD BLUM

In wake of Davis exemption, MLB's Adderall policy needs to be modified

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are right to carefully supervise the use of prescription drugs as part of baseball’s Joint Drug Policy, but the process that led to the late-season suspension of...
PETER SCHMUCK

Patriots regain top spot in AP Pro32 rankings

NEW YORK - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots maintained their mastery of the AFC East and returned to the top spot in the NFL. The Patriots clinched the division for the 11th time in 12 years with Sunday's 41-13 rout of the Miami...
SIMMI BUTTAR

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.
RALPH D. RUSSO

World Sports Briefs

Residency questions for Chicago Little League team CHICAGO — Little League International said it is confident that Chicago’s national championship Little League team did not violate “residency...

Sports On TV for Dec. 17

TODAY, DECEMBER 17 MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 3 p.m., ESPN2 - Tennessee at NC State 3 p.m., ESPNU - Hampton at Illinois 5 p.m., ESPN2 - San Diego St. at Cincinnati 5 p.m., ESPNU - New Mexico St. at Baylor NBA 4 p.m.

Today In Sports History for Dec. 17

DECEMBER 17 1933 - The Chicago Bears win the first NFL championship with a 23-21 victory over the New York Giants.
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