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  1. McDonald's games extend Chicago deal

    Scott Powers

    The McDonald's All-American Games announced Wednesday it will remain in Chicago for at least five more years. The games were held at Chicago's United Center in 2011 and set a record for attendance with 19,909 tickets sold. The games returned to th...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  2. Fields more than a cautionary tale

    Scott Powers

    The name Ronnie Fields can ignite a basketball conversation in Chicago to this day. It's been 16 years since Fields, a 1996 McDonald's All-American, last soared through the air in a high school basketball game, but people recall his feats as if they...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  3. Johnson, Kerkman McDonald's coaches

    Scott Powers

    Zion-Benton's Tanya Johnson and West Aurora's Gordie Kerkman were announced as McDonald's All-American Games coaches on Thursday. Johnson will coach the West girls team. She has a 634-191 career record, two state championships, seven sectional tit...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  4. Illinois trio to play in McDonald's game

    Scott Powers

    Niles West guard Jewell Loyd, Whitney Young guard Janee Thompson and Bolingbrook forward Morgan Tuck were announced as selections to the McDonald's All-American girls game on Thursday. Zion-Benton coach Tanya Johnson was also announced as the West...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  5. Ten Illinois players up for McDonald's game

    Scott Powers

    Ten Illinois high school basketball players were among 600 nominees announced Wednesday for this year's McDonald's All-American Games in Chicago. Simeon senior forward Steve Taylor, who is the state's lone ESPNU 150 player, was the only boys' play...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  6. Chicago to host McDonald's game again in '12

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago will be the first city to host back-to-back McDonald's All-American Games after being named the 2012 site on Thursday. Read the entire story....

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  7. Chicago to host McDonald's All-American Game again in 2012

    Scott Powers

    Chicago will be the first city to host back-to-back McDonald's All-American Games after being named the 2012 site on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  8. Davis' big year culminates at UC

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO - No high school basketball player has ever likely slammed what Anthony Davis did into one year. On March 30, 2010, no one knew who Davis was. He was a 6-foot-10 junior at Perspectives High School in Chicago, putting up big numbers, but virt...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  9. Blackshear will try to play Wednesday

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Morgan Park senior Wayne Blackshear will attempt to play in the McDonald's All-American game in front of his hometown fans on Wednesday after dislocating his left shoulder earlier in the week. "I'm going to be a game-time decision," Bla...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  10. Video: Anthony Davis on display

    Scott Powers

    Perspectives forward Anthony Davis shows off his ability at a McDonald's All-American game practice in Chicago on Tuesday....

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  11. Coach Pingatore mellows for All-Stars' sake

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- The McDonald's All-American West team was coasting through Tuesday morning's practice at ATTACK Athletics. Passes were ending up in the bleachers. Shots were falling short. Rebounds were available for anyone willing to give any sort of ...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  12. Morgan Park's Blackshear injures shoulder

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Morgan Park's Wayne Blackshear was ready to put on a show all week for his hometown fans at the McDonald's All-American game festivities in Chicago. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  13. Louisville recruit Wayne Blackshear dislocated his shoulder pract...

    Scott Powers

    Morgan Park's Wayne Blackshear collided with a teammate during a morning practice at ATTACK Athletics and dislocated his left shoulder, sidelining him from all of the week's McDonald's All-American game activities.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  14. Pingatore, Gaters to coach all-star game

    Scott Powers

    Legendary Chicago area coaches Gene Pingatore of St. Joseph's and Dorothy Gaters of Marshall were named Thursday as the West team coaches for the McDonald's All-American games. The 10th annual girls game and 34th annual boys game will be held at t...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  15. Chicago will host 2011 McDonald's All-American High School Basket...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago will host the nation's most prestigous high school baskeball event.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2010
  16. Waukegan's Jereme Richmond enjoying new chapter in career at McDo...

    Scott Powers

    Waukegan's Jereme Richmond still doesn't agree with the official's charging call against him in the Class 4A state semifinals. Since that game on March 19, people have sent Richmond photos and video of the dunk, and he's now more than certain he cle...

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010