| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The lively and entertaining documentary "The Girls in the Band" sheds long overdue light on the many unsung female jazz instrumentalists of the 1930s and 1940s. Director Judy Chaikin, who co-wrote the film with its deft editor, Edward Osei-Gyimah, infuses...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The great flutist-composer Nicole Mitchell moved to Chicago – and launched her international career here – in 1990.
More than two decades later, in August of 2011, she left the city for California, yet it's still impossible to think of...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:47 PM
That's LeBron James' view on what we're not seeing in these NBA playoffs.
"It's terrible that we don't have Derrick Rose, and now Russell Westbrook, David Lee, and a lot of guys that's just not in the lineup," he said of the...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 10:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When it ended, Stan Van Gundy stood in the tunnel that connects Wells Fargo Center’s game court to the visitors’ locker room, and he greeted players as they walked off the floor.
“A gutsy win!” he told Glen...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:03 AM
Hours after Obama visit, Taliban attack on compound for foreigners in Afghan capital kills 7
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked a compound housing foreigners in the Afghan capital Wednesday, killing seven people, hours after...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:08 AM
I’d like to beat up Carlos Boozer for the Bulls embarrassing loss to Philadelphia in Game 2 of a playoff series that is useless in the big picture and even the small picture. I’d like to beat up Boozer because Boozer is responsible for every...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Not that long ago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau stood at a podium after a rare lousy performance and implored players in his own inimitable way.
"Do. Your. Job.'' Thibodeau barked in his baritone voice April 16 after the Bulls lost at home to the Wizards....
| May 16, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Lou Williams stuck a three-pointer at the end of the first quarter to give the Sixers a 33-28 lead. That's the high point of the game for Philadelphia in Game 3 of their series with Boston. The Celtics dominate the second quarter to open up a double digit...
| May 18, 2012
| 10:04 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Forget about becoming the new "Boston Strangler."
The 76ers fans among the sellout crowd of 20,411 at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night merely wanted to strangle Andre Iguodala at halftime of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:29 AM
PHILADELPHIA —Allen Iverson made an appearance on the floor before the game, cupping his ear and hugging and high-fivin' his way to center court to deliver the gameball.
Julius Erving, sitting in a suite, made a towel-waving cameo on the video...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:42 PM
The Miami Heat are going to win the NBA's Eastern Conference title.
So, in a sense, the Game 7 being played at TD Garden tonight between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics may be one of the most anti-climatic, series-deciding games in either...