| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:55 AM
It never should’ve been that difficult, but the Bulls finally put away the dogbreath Charlotte Bobcats at home Monday night.
At least they didn’t lose, right? The Bulls dumped a game to those Charlotte chumps at home earlier this season, and...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The Baltimore Ravens proved last week that they could beat not just the Denver Broncos but the Las Vegas oddsmakers who had predicted their defeat. But can they now beat the Sports Illustrated jinx?
The magazine — whose prestigious cover image is...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The AT&T commercials with the little kids gathered around the classroom table answering questions ("Is it better to be bigger or smaller?") from the smarmy focus group leader?
They were cute the first time around.
Maybe the first 10 times around....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:03 AM
As I walked across the empty court of Bankers Life Fieldhouse, just an hour after the Fever had raised the WNBA Championship trophy into the air, I reached down to the ground for a piece of memorabilia. Covered across the hardwood floor, having fallen...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Jacque Vaughn doesn’t know NBA Commissioner David Stern well, but Vaughn can offer an assessment of Stern’s legacy now that Stern has announced he will retire in early 2014.
“I think he’s leaving the game in great hands, which is...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:48 PM
David Stern, the NBA commissioner has wielded unquestioned power over his sport in a way rarely seen over the last 30 years.
He will retire in February of 2014, handing power over to his longtime deputy, Adam Silver. It is unlikely that any...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Michael Jordan, today you are 50.
Now, please, Michael Jordan — please call Wilfred Santiago.
Wilfred Santiago lives in Skokie, and when I asked him if he would contact you, he paused for several seconds then said, startled, as...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:04 AM
What's in a number? Well, apparently it depends on what number and how attached a player has become to wearing it during their careers.
When Renee Montgomery played for the UConn women she wore No. 20 and then put it on again when the WNBA's Minnesota...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Plans to honor Hoosier basketball legend Larry Bird are underway.
A statue of Bird will be built on the campus of Indiana State.
Artist Bill Wolfe created a statue in 2004 and is now working on the 15 foot tall statue that will be dedicated in the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:13 AM
It's been arguably the biggest sports-debate question of the past month: Who would win in a head-to-head matchup between the original 1992 Olympic basketball "Dream Team" and the 2012 edition that just won gold in London?
Larry, Magic and Michael, or...
| Dec 15, 2011
In summary, TNT's Charles Barkley thinks Magic GM Otis Smith isn't getting enough credit for his attempts to keep Dwight Howard while Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith believe the Otis Smith hasn't done enough to keep Howard involved in trade talks....