| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Miguel Herrera didn’t know much, if anything, about Harry Caray when he visited Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse Chicago Sunday, according to a restaurant spokesperson. And why would he? The enthusiastic Mexican men's national team manager has...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:55 PM
He plays in what's called "the box" — a front designed to corral running backs and harass quarterbacks.
But only a fool would put Chance Carter in a box.
Northwestern's fifth-year senior defensive tackle is a free thinker in a sport that...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Many observers feared sloppy play early in a lockout-shortened NBA season, and they got it in Bulls-Lakers.
Thing is, the Bulls weren’t supposed to be one of those teams. They had almost everybody returning, from the MVP to the “Coach of...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:47 AM
When the Cubs’ Ryan Dempster hosts his annual Casino Night fundraiser, he and his teammates come decked out in white tuxedos with black bow ties. When fellow Cub Randy Wells hosted his benefit concert with Texas Red Dirt singer Stoney LaRue at Joe&...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 3:00 PM
In the end, it’s a loss. Close, exciting, a gritty showing by a Bulls team with a hobbled Derrick Rose, yeah.
But still a loss.
A loss that goes back to the first half, the worst half the Bulls have played in this series.
You’d think the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Dribbling around with the Bulls at the break . . .
I know the Bucks were missing Andrew Bogut -- gads, the Bucks are always missing Andrew Bogut -- but to give up a triple-double to Joakim Noah in three quarters is embarrassing even for a Milwaukee team....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:48 AM
I figured out what I hate about the NBA’s legendary trash-talking:
I can’t hear it.
That’s what the NBA ought to televise. That’s where they ought to train their parabolic microphones, right there on Nate Robinson and Brandon...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Have the Bulls stopped listening to Tom Thibodeau?
It’s one thing to lose to the Heat and Thunder when you’re playing without Derrick Rose, but losing at home to Cleveland makes this 4-8 February seem like a death spiral.
The loss to the...
| May 3, 2009
Racin' faced long odds Saturday night.
Less than two hours before the green flag fell at Richmond International Raceway, a 50-to-1 shot stormed through on the rail to win the Kentucky Derby going away. And just as the Sprint Cup crowd began turning...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:42 AM
I think we can understand why John Paxson jumped Vinny Del Negro a couple years ago.
Paxson didn’t like the way the Del Negro was playing Joakim Noah after his injury. The Bulls’ inadequate basketball honcho was worried that the Bulls’...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:29 AM
The Bulls without Derrick Rose have become mostly unwatchable.
It’s hard to care about this team without their only hope for an NBA title. It’s harder still to sit through it.
I’m not blaming the remaining Bulls players. Bless their...