| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:22 PM
On a day Orlando Magic officials pledged publicly they’ll do everything they can to keep Dwight Howard, the team announced that the second-highest person in the team hierarchy — a person who has been in contact with Howard recently —...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Dwight Howard could not have been more clear Thursday about his long-term intentions.
He is sticking by his request to be traded from the Orlando Magic.
"It still stands," Howard said.
Asked whether he fluctuates day to day, he answered, "There is no...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:11 AM
MIAMI — The events of Dec. 18, 2010 — exactly one year ago today — will be remembered as a crucial turning point for the Orlando Magic.
The team completed two major trades:
• In the first trade, the Magic sent Vince Carter, Marcin...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:21 PM
So there I was, covering Northwestern's college football upset at Nebraska -- or was it Manchester United's soccer game in Seattle? -- when the email landed: "When is Ask K.C. coming back?"
That answer is easy and short: Now. Here are some longer answers...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:17 PM
The new red, white and blue Washington Wizards opened the regular season Monday night against the New Jersey Nets — and the uniforms, logos and shiny court aren't all that fans should be interested in seeing at Verizon Center.
John Wall had his...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:58 PM
For Orlando Magic fans, games against the New Jersey Nets in recent years probably felt like a nuisance, like minor speed bumps on the way to the playoffs.
Not now that Dwight Howard has the Nets on his short list of preferred trade...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:45 PM
The most intriguing games on the Orlando Magic schedule have typically involved the Boston Celtics, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat.
These days, that distinction belongs to the New Jersey Nets.
Dwight Howard's desire to be traded to New Jersey...
| Dec 28, 2011
Andray Blatche was not made available Tuesday, a day after he expressed his frustrations about the way he was used in the Wizards' opening-night loss to the New Jersey Nets. He sneaked through the back exit after practice, and avoided crossing paths...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:45 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler and fiancee Kristin Cavallari were spotted at the Miranda Lambert concert at Joe's Bar Thursday. The White Sox's Mark Buehrle and Bulls' Kyle Korver were also at the country music concert.
Comedian Jeffrey Ross stopped by the Hangge...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Players can work out, lift weights and hone their basketball skills between tweets this summer.
Stan Van Gundy is trying to get better by exercising his mind and understanding what makes people tick.
Van Gundy has seen two psychologists --- and he's...