| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:57 AM
With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign.
The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
| 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,...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:05 AM
MIAMI - Friday's NBA amnesty deadline came and went, and Mitchell native Mike Miller isn't going anywhere.
Miami Heat President Pat Riley insisted dropping Miller's contract for luxury-tax and salary-cap savings never was considered.
We love Mike,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2009
| 4:30 PM
In the weeks since Gov. Paterson put out negative information on Caroline Kennedy in the wake of her withdrawal from the Senate sweepstakes, the name Judy Smith has surfaced a few times as a key media advisor involved in......
| Feb 18, 2009
DETROIT (AP) - Michigan's Fab Five will appear together as part of NCAA men's basketball Final Four festivities in Detroit.
The Ann Arbor News reports that Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson are scheduled to take part in...
| Mar 15, 1991
They were a couple of peas in a big-city pod.
All-America peas, at that.
During the course of the 1990-91 season, it seemed as though wherever a big game was played, Chicago Vocational's Juwan Howard and Gordon Tech's Tom Kleinschmidt were there.