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Heat of the Summer 5K

Heat of the Summer 5K

Fun Run along the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan

For former Marshall coach, basketball helps reassemble a shattered life

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Shawn Harrington and Patrick Beverley have a West Side upbringing and Marshall High School basketball in common, along with a belief that ferocity trumps finesse in the game they love.

Beverley, cornerback-quick and linebacker-strong at 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, has been proving the point in the NBA playoffs, the hard-edged leader of the Rockets' success in negating the triple-double firepower of the Thunder's Russell Westbrook.

Michael James' photos a whirlwind tour of the 'long haul' of life

James' photos are not as celebrity-studded, though there is one of President John F. Kennedy riding in a car in 1962 with Mexican President Adolfo Lopez Mateos, and another of blues greats Muddy Waters and James Cotton playing the bygone Fat Black Pussycat nightclub here. Though James is not in any of the 21 photos of his "Pictures From the Long Haul," they form a compelling personal narrative of a life interestingly and meaningfully lived.