| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:03 AM
The Chicago Bulls' best player may not be 100 percent when they look to climb above the .500 mark Friday night against the host Toronto Raptors. Point guard Derrick Rose missed practice Wednesday and Thursday this week with right hamstring issues and,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
A Cook County judge denied a media request Wednesday to unseal a special prosecutor's report into the death of David Koschman before a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley goes on trial on involuntary manslaughter charges.
Judge Michael Toomin said he...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:05 PM
It's not the money that should have you worried.
It's the man.
If you only looked at last year's numbers .291 batting average, .336 on-base percentage, .847 OPS, 35 doubles, five triples, 24 home runs and 88 RBI and didn't know the name attached to...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Jessica pointed out this recent article by Shia Kapos in Crain's that I'd missed: In a major turn of editorial policy, the Chicago Sun-Times will start endorsing candidates again. A source at Wrapports LLC, which publishes the daily, said the......
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:02 PM
"Banana" George Blair loved yellow. When he water-skied barefoot, which he did into his 80s in theme park shows, he wore a yellow wetsuit and was towed by a yellow boat.
But it didn't stop there. "Banana" George, who drove a yellow Lincoln and lived...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A 3-year-old boy who was among 13 people wounded in a late-night attack on a southwest Chicago park was alert when he arrived at the hospital and was apparently doing well, his family and friends said early Friday.
The attack late...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The special prosecutor who brought involuntary manslaughter charges against former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew after a Rush Street confrontation led to the death of David Koschman concluded Thursday that he will not bring charges against the Chicago...
| Sep 15, 2013
One unheralded author and a tiny publisher received a Pulitzer surprise in 2010 when Paul Harding's “Tinkers” won the big prize for fiction. The debut novelist and his publisher, Bellevue Literary Press (based at the New York University School...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column--UPDATE: Jens Ludwig responded to this column and John Maki responded to Ludwig's response, and so on, rendering the bottom portion of this post a Rhubarb Patch feature. See below. The idea has a lot of common-sense appeal:......
| Sep 15, 2013
In the wake of the great Elmore Leonard’s death, I immediately felt a great sense of loss. Leonard was for decades a constant in my reading life, each book coming at me with fascinating characters and perfect dialogue; each book reminding me how...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Adam Dunn apparently wants to talk his way out of town.
I hope Rick Hahn is listening.
The White Sox designated hitter and first baseman who can’t play first base had more thoughts on his future in the final week of this remarkable death spiral....