Classic Sports Features

A Calihan Hall Christmas story

With apologizes to Clement Clarke Moore, Henry Livingston, Jr. or whoever wrote the original. 'Twas the night before Christmas at Calihan Hall, but the Titans were all on the court with a ball. The team made layups off the glass with care, As they practiced for Butler, who soon would […]

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Patrick Liederbach: The free-spirited runner

On a sunny day in downtown Detroit, a tall young man stands atop the abandoned, 18-story Michigan Train Depot. The wind, though barely registering on the ground, blows hard and fast on the roof, tousling his long blond hair.His friends, partaking in his forbidden tour of the once-famous train station, […]

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Ray McCallum in the NBA?

Coach Ray McCallum stood on the hardwood floor of the Palace of Auburn Hills. The lights, brighter than those of Calihan Hall, shone on him as he spoke to about 100 local coaches. His voice echoed through the stadium.It was Saturday, Sept. 25, and McCallum was hosting his third annual […]