| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:50 PM
A dream job proved that some Cubs fans are huge dreamers.
WBBM-AM 780, the new radio outlet for the Cubs, has been actively looking to hire a third person to join Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer on the game broadcasts. A decision is expected shortly on who...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Not that anyone asked, but the Lakers' schedule is fairly easy the rest of the way.
Tanking proponents would sigh. Seventeen of the Lakers' final 32 games are against teams with losing records. Not the greatest news for a team that surely wouldn't...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 12:16 PM
The Clippers announced Sunday that Blake Griffin will need surgery to remove a staph infection in his right elbow. His former teammate, Grant Hill, is all too familiar with staph infections.
Five days after Hill had ankle surgery in March 2003, he...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:24 PM
HOUSTON — No one could have predicted Pau Gasol would start his first All-Star Game in his 14th NBA season.
But TNT and NBA TV analyst Grant Hill was not taken aback.
"A lot of people were shocked," Hill said Thursday, "but the talent has been...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:54 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Raftery called the regional final when Grant Hill led Duke to the 1994 Final Four. The All-American couldn't help but greet him with one of the announcer's signature phrases — simply because it's fun to say "with a kiss"...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Increasingly, it has become clear in NBA circles that the rise of John Wall has been the force behind the resurgence of the Washington Wizards.
Wall, a point guard in his fifth NBA season, will be a starter for the East All-Star team, and his...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:02 PM
Substitute ankle surgeries for knee surgeries and Grant Hill lived what Derrick Rose endured the last two seasons.
Change coaches from Doug Collins to Tom Thibodeau and Hill experienced what Jimmy Butler is, playing nearly 40 minutes per game as an...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:24 PM
The ACC was a toddler when Lennie Rosenbluth led North Carolina to an undefeated national basketball championship. ‘Twas the 1956-57 season, and the Tar Heels conquered Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas in a triple-overtime NCAA final.
As a sophomore in...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:01 PM
Jerry Gee sits behind the athletic director's desk at St. Martin de Porres, filling it out rather impressively with his 6-foot-7-inch, 215-pound frame and a solemn face that bears the maturity of a college upperclassman.
If he seems at ease in this...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:10 PM
As TNT likes to do occasionally, Charles Barkley is out of the network's Atlanta studio and will sit courtside with fellow analyst Reggie Miller and play-by-play ace Kevin Harlan to call Thursday night's Bulls-Knicks game.
Wherever Barkley is, expect...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Flip Saunders coached a 19-year-old rookie forward named Kevin Garnett with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1995-96, and that experience helped him devise a plan for the two teenagers on his current team.
In June, Minnesota drafted 19-year-old Kansas...