| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
If Hollywood makes a movie about the 2013-14 Northwestern Wildcats — granted, an unlikely proposition — the opening scene will take place Jan. 10.
"The turning point of the season," Drew Crawford called it.
Iowa, the team Northwestern will...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA Caught some of the Sixers game the other night. Not too much of course, because extended views can make winter seem longer, deepen depression, even leave your eyes overly sensitive to light.
But I watched the Thunder's 125-92 victory, the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Northwestern center Alex Olah scored a quiet seven points Jan. 29 at Wisconsin. But Dan Dakich saw something.
The ESPN analyst tweeted this: "From the start of the season to now Alex Olah is the most improved player in the Big 10 and probably the...
| Feb 27, 2014
Former Chicago Bulls head coach Doug Collins paid just under $800,000 to buy a three-bedroom town home in Glenview.
Collins, 62, was head coach of the Bulls from 1986 to 1989. He later coached the Detroit Pistons and Washington Wizards, where he worked...
| Feb 6, 2014
PHILADELPHIA The answer to the question, "How do you get to Newark, Delaware?" at least for Sixers forward Arnett Moultrie, turned out to be easy. Don't get into shape and then complain about not playing.
Like some of his teammates, Moultrie will now...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 3:13 PM
When Los Angeles Clippers SG Jamal Crawford said it felt like his team was "the hunted" after a loss to the surprising Phoenix Suns, coach Doc Rivers had heard enough.
"There's only one hunted team — Miami," Rivers said. "That's it. I mean, c'mon....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced on Thursday that he'll no longer be part of ESPN's NBA coverage because of other commitments.
Johnson joined the network in 2008 and appeared on ESPN and ABC as a studio and game analyst.
"I love ESPN. Unfortunately, due...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:41 PM
— They fell like dominoes in a strange and fascinating reboot of the entire Philadelphia pro sports scene.
In a 10-month span, down went Eagles coach Andy Reid, 76ers coach Doug Collins, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel and Flyers coach Peter...
| Sep 12, 2013
New Northwestern University head basketball coach Chris Collins paid $2.55 million for a newly built seven-bedroom house in Winnetka.
A Northbrook native and son of former Chicago Bulls head coach Doug Collins, Chris Collins starred at Duke University...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:50 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers University head men's basketball coach Eddie Jordan has announced that Monte Shubik will serve as the program's director of player services.
A native of Stoystown, Shubik arrives at Rutgers after working as...