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  • LeBron's no match for the early '90s

    LeBron's no match for the early '90s
    The two teams duking it out in the NBA Finals offer a stark contrast. The Miami Heat are a product of the NBA's new normal. I like to call it the "Super Friends Era"—a bunch of star players who were already friends and decided to play together....
  • Who's got playoff bragging rights: Chicago or Boston?

    Who's got playoff bragging rights: Chicago or Boston?
    When it comes to metropolitan bragging rights, nothing tops pro sports rivalries. These come in two forms: head-to-head battles and overall performance. With the Blackhawks and Bruins locked in a Stanley Cup Final showdown, hockey bragging rights are up...
  • When Rose returns, Bulls will be back to same killer problem

    When Rose returns, Bulls will be back to same killer problem
    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...
  • The art behind Michael Jordan's image

    The art behind Michael Jordan's image
    Michael Jordan, today you are 50. Happy birthday. 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...
  • How Jerry Buss came to own the Lakers, the Kings and the Forum

    Word got around that Jack Kent Cooke wanted to cash out. It was 1977 and the Lakers owner had entered into a divorce that would eventually cost $41 million, a sum worthy of the Guinness World Records for the most costly marital split in history at...
  • 3-point showdown: Allie Quigley vs. Mr. Rec League

    3-point showdown: Allie Quigley vs. Mr. Rec League
    Think you could beat a WNBA player at a 3-point contest? I recently got the opportunity to prove my skills against the Sky's Allie Quigley, a 5-foot-10 sharpshooter, at Allstate Arena. We set up our showdown like the NBA All-Star game: 5 shots each from...
  • AT&T spots driving NCAA tournament viewers nuts

    AT&T spots driving NCAA tournament viewers nuts
    The AT&T commercials with theĀ 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....
  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
  • ABC primetime schedule 2013-2014

     
    ABC announced its 2013-2014 prime time schedule on Tuesday, adding fourteen new shows and a Disney/Pixar special to its programming roster. “We are taking some big swings with groundbreaking shows this season, and staying close to our roots with...
  • TNT’s Charles Barkley thinks Otis Smith getting unfair shake, Shaq disagrees

     
    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....
  • Obama talks sports with ESPN's Bill Simmons [Videos]

    Obama talks sports with ESPN's Bill Simmons [Videos]
    President Obama says he had "Linsanity" before Linsanity was cool. "I knew about Jeremy before you did, or everybody else did," Obama said in an interview with ESPN's Bill Simmons for his new site, Grantland. "I've been on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon for...