Bryan Sax (Aspen Daily News)Aspen lost a well-loved native son when Bryan Sax, 37, died in a mid-air collision over the Florida Everglades on Dec. 6. Sax was training to become an instructor in flying multi-engine aircraft when the collision occurred, also killing his instructor and two men aboard the other plane. read more

Basketball: Pistons snap seven-game Magic win streak (Channel NewsAsia)AUBURN HILLS, Michigan: Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points while Tayshaun Prince and Rasheed Wallace each added 16 to spark the Detroit Pistons past Orlando 88-82, snapping a seven-game Magic win streak.

Rasheed Wallace of the Detroit Pistons celebrates a basket during their game against the Orlando Magic in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Detroit won 88-82.Pistons snap seven-game Magic win streak (TODAYonline)

Pistons snap seven-game Magic win streak (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport)Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points while Tayshaun Prince and Rasheed Wallace each added 16 to spark the Detroit Pistons past Orlando 88-82, snapping a seven-game Magic win streak.

Pistons snap seven-game Magic win streak (Khaleej Times)AUBURN HILLS, Michigan – Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points while Tayshaun Prince and Rasheed Wallace each added 16 to spark the Detroit Pistons past Orlando 88-82 Monday, snapping a seven-game Magic win streak.

Surgery lets man walk away from potential paralysis (The Globe and Mail)With the help of money raised by the Rick Hansen Foundation, doctors make breakthroughs in treating severe spinal-cord injuries

NTSB: FAU research plane flying too slow, too heavy when it crashed, killed 4 (The Palm Beach Post)Federal investigators blamed pilot error, a broken warning horn and too much weight on the plane for the March crash in rural Martin County that killed four people.

SOCCEROOS coach Pim Verbeek will try to convince a smattering of overseas players to play in Australia’s opening 2011 Asian Cup qualifier against Indonesia next month, but he’s preparing to go in with a squad formed exclusively from A-League players.Pim looks abroad for Jakarta raid (Grenfell Record)