| Nov 30, 2010
Drew Brees has been honored as Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year for his championship on the field and his charity off it.
Brees became the award's 57th recipient when the magazine made the announcement Tuesday. The quarterback led the long-...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Dwight Howard exudes vitality.
He brings thousands of fans to their feet when he slams home rim-rattling dunks or swats shots into the stands. His smile lights up arenas as large as Amway Center. And he possesses enough star power to guest not once but...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:30 AM
NEW YORK — He called out Notre Dame. He called out Touchdown Jesus' bank account. Yep, right here in New York, right here on 42nd Street, Geno Auriemma blew the doors off the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill.
Maybe it took someone as cheeky as...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 3:03 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Somehow, the three-time defending state champion fashioned itself as the underdog. Maybe Phoebus was. With two losses during the regular season and one close call after another in the playoffs, the Phantoms were looking vulnerable....
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:28 PM
On Sunday, Tribune reporter K.C. Johnson caught you up on former Bulls GM Jerry Krause, now a Diamondbacks scout. Krause had plenty more to say on a slew of subjects. Here's a taste:
Bill Veeck: "Along with my Dad, the best person I've known in my life."...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Jimmer, Rubio look good
Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...
| Nov 6, 2009
In the spring of 1979, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his Michigan State team faced off against Larry Bird and his undefeated Indiana State squad to decide the collegiate basketball championship. Johnson and the Spartans prevailed in a game that introduced...
| Nov 18, 2008
Pete Newell, who coached UC Berkeley to the 1959 National Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball title and was one of only three men to guide teams to National Invitation Tournament, NCAA and Olympic championships, died Monday. He was 93.
| Feb 12, 2010
Fred Schaus, who helped usher in pro basketball to Los Angeles as head coach of the Lakers for their first seven seasons here and was Jerry West's mentor, died Wednesday in West Virginia. He was 84.
Schaus was living in a nursing home and the cause of...
| Jun 13, 2010
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...