| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When you step inside the San Antonio Spurs' home arena, you can't miss the four NBA championship banners that hang from the ceiling. Each banner features a picture of the golden Larry O'Brien trophy set against a gleaming white background.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The U8 local Bat Rays club baseball team won the championship at the USSSA Halloween Haunt tournament recently.
The tournament was held for a great cause to "Strike Out Cancer" and took place at the Big League Dreams Park in West Covina. The tournament...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:07 PM
— The 2002 Maryland basketball season could hardly have arrived quickly enough for Juan Dixon.
The guard and his teammates had lost a 22-point lead to Duke in the 2001 Final Four.
"We had a bad taste in our mouths the whole offseason," said Dixon,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Well, we’ve reached that point of the season where everyone starts freaking out about hypothetical situations.
“Can Kansas State jump Florida to get into the top two?”
“Will Oregon go undefeated and be left out of the...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 2:27 PM
This was Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor on the occasion of his Aug. 30, 2008 arrest for disorderly conduct in Miami Beach: “I’m not going to sit here and BS you and say I should have been home. People say it was 4 o’...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The call comes from an unknown number. I pick up and hear an unfamiliar voice.
"This is Brandon Marshall. ... I understand you're trying to find out some information about me."
Marshall — the biggest, and riskiest, addition to the Bears this...
| Mar 24, 2012
Tonino Guerra, an internationally renowned Italian screenwriter who collaborated with Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni and other greats of Italian and world cinema on films such as Fellini's "Amarcord" and Antonioni's "L'Avventura" and "Blow-Up,"...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The structure and composition of the Orlando Magic’s revamped basketball operations department is coming into focus.
Under new general manager Rob Hennigan and new assistant general managers Scott Perry and Matt Lloyd, the organization appears to...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:12 AM
The Bears’ Devin Hester estimates he plays video games just about every day. He said it’s due in part to the free time he has and the fact that he feels he can’t go out in public much. His wife doesn’t mind — after all, it...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:22 AM
This weekend’s Sports Collectibles Convention in Rosemont didn’t just book some of the biggest names in sports, but also some of the most controversial.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson, NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman and baseball’s all-...