| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:07 PM
On Saturday, the Ball Up Summer Tour, featuring the Ball Up All Stars, visits Chicago to challenge the city's best street basketball players.
First, there's an open tryout at 11 a.m. in Foster Park. Then, those chosen for the Chicago team will take on...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Anthony Davis is a lot like most 21-year-olds when it comes to how he prefers to spend his time away from work.
"When I do get a little bit of downtime, I try to really sleep, watch movies. I definitely just try to get in my sleep as much as possible,"...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:36 PM
It's time to celebrate the Bulls' biggest offseason acquisition. And similar to the LeBron James saga, you can cue the "I'm Coming Home" music because he's finally returning to Chicago.
His name is Derrick Rose, and he wasn't traded for or signed as a...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Will he or won't he? Having already made one dramatic move in free agency, when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in July 2010, LeBron James again is testing the NBA's free-agency waters.
Will he or won't he?
The difference this...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Move over, Carmelo. NBA free agency just got a lot more interesting.
LeBron James has informed the Miami Heat he will opt out of the final two years of his contract, the team confirmed Tuesday. This places the NBA's best player into the open market on...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The Limeport Bulls feature many players who were original Fleetwings in the Tri-County League.
The Fleetwings were perennial contenders in the Tri-Co, often putting up one of the best records in the league. And yet, much like the Buffalo Bills in the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Summer has begun to heat up in Chicago, but our teams continue to toil in a frozen hell of losing. As we near the end of July, the city is exploding with indifference. It's gotten so bad that we annually count the days until Bears training camp. Yes,...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
At last, basketball fans have closure in this whole NBA free agency soap opera. The two biggest teases, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, made their choices, and all without an hourlong mockery of a press conference.
With that off our chest, let's...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Chicago fandom is known for creating false scenarios.
The Curse, Bear weather, Corey Crawford glove side and the "meteoric" rise of Josh McCown come to mind.
The most puzzling seems to surround the Bulls and their allegedly tight purse strings.
| Jul 31, 2014
Former Chicago Bulls guard Ben Gordon, whom the Orlando Magic recently signed to a two-year deal, has listed his three-bedroom town home in Northbrook for $475,000.
The Britain-born Gordon, 31, the Bulls' first-round draft pick in 2004, played for the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The 2014 NBA Draft class is loaded with talent.
Headlining this group is Chicago native Jabari Parker, who starred at Simeon, winning four straight state titles en route to being named Gatorade Player of the Year. From there he took his game to Duke...