| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:45 AM
After a dizzying start to the Round of 64 on Thursday, a day of buzzer-beaters, Jimmermania and Morehead State staking its claim to a glass slipper, I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more March Madness.
But since I’m going on...
| Dec 27, 2011
LeBron still enemy No. 1
By fans? By players? Different answers.
With fans, LeBron James, whether he chooses to wear the tag of villain or not, is public enemy No. 1 for the way he changed the free-agency landscape and...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:01 PM
NEW YORK — The NBA and its commissioner, David Stern, are emerging from a tumultuous time. A bitter labor dispute cost the league almost its entire preseason and 16 regular-season games, but it resulted in a new collective bargaining agreement.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
NBA free agents (* -- indicates restricted free agent, with team allowed to match outside offers to retain player):
Best of who is left: Alexis Ajinca, Gilbert Arenas, Keith Bogans, Erick Dampier, Francisco Elson, Melvin Ely, Kryrlo Fesenko, Eddie House,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:36 AM
Virginia Tech’s basketball program is 3-8 against Duke since joining the ACC. Sounds rather grim until you consider how the rest of the conference has fared against Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils.
Over the same span, since the 2004-05 season...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Christian Laettner still reigns. The stakes, the drama, the 10-for-10 perfection.
But in the pantheon of Duke buzzer-beaters, only Laettner’s epic 20 years ago ranks above Austin Rivers’ dagger Wednesday night.
Perhaps you were among the 21,...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Dwight Howard has made it official: After he's done barnstorming in exhibitions across the globe, he'll host a benefit game between current and former Orlando Magic players on Nov. 13 at UCF Arena.
"Get them tickets early," Howard wrote on Twitter....
| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury July 11, he acknowledged that he was "a little bit" worried that it was serious.
He had sustained torn cartilage in his left knee, the same knee that prevented him from playing his rookie year and hobbled him...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Way too early to say
LeBron James will play where he feels most comfortable, and where he sees himself having the best chance to win. And if anyone has any idea about that in October 2012, they should scout out a sports...