| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Music producer Shannon “Slam” Ridley remembers the day former Bull Carlos Boozer stepped into a downtown Chicago studio in early 2011 to lay down a rap track called “Winning Streak.”
“He had on a walking cast. He had never...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Former Bull and current Laker Carlos Boozer will be featured on a new rap album.
The album,"Full Court Press Vol. 1," features several NBA players and several musicians.
"Kids love music and kids love athletes," Glen Davis said in a video trailer...
| Jun 19, 2014
A five-bedroom, 6,700-square-foot ranch home on 2.5 acres near downtown Geneva that actress, model and comedian Jenny McCarthy had rented for the past few years is on the market for $2.28 million.
The house, built in 1975, has 5 1/2 baths, a walkout...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Kawhi Leonard has played through far more trying circumstances than two bad games in the NBA Finals.
When he was a junior at Riverside King High, his father was fatally shot at a Compton car wash on a Friday night. Leonard played Saturday, fighting back...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:59 PM
First Jay-Z became the proud owner of a painting by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley -- now LeBron James.
The painting was given to James by Miami Heat player-turned-assistant coach Juwan Howard as a gift for winning the NBA Finals last season. Howard...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Rashard Lewis has stepped inside Amway Center plenty of times, but Wednesday night was a first for him.
It was the first time he's walked into the arena as an NBA champion.
Lewis, who played in four seasons for the Orlando Magic, is still savoring the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
| May 2, 2013
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has paid $1.47 million for a five-bedroom, French Normandy-style house on nearly 5 acres in Mettawa, about 35 miles northwest of the city.
Forte, 27, bought the 6,062-square-foot stucco and brick house, which was...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:15 AM
There have been plays or moments during games that caused candid reactions on the Miami Heat bench this season.
Most were reserved for the out of ordinary, such as Mike Miller dunking, Mario Chalmers hitting 10 3-pointers or Shane Battier blocking a...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:20 AM
The New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Robinson Cano dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse after Monday's game against the White Sox. Jeter and Posada and teammates CC Sabathia, Curtis Granderson and Eric Chavez dined at Roots Handmade Pizza in...