| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Donald Sterling says he and his wife, Shelly, are in the process of divorcing, following a scandal that had the L.A. Clippers owner banned for life by the NBA.
"The poor girl; I don't know how she can live and deal with this," he told Anderson Cooper in...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
In an extraordinary television interview that deepened the anger over his ownership of the Clippers, Donald Sterling attacked Lakers great Magic Johnson, suggested that African Americans have not done enough to help their community and blamed the media...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:50 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- This time, the other guys were left in pain.
LeBron James, who exited Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the fourth quarter due to leg cramps, returned in a big way Sunday night for Game 2.
The Miami forward scored 35 points, grabbed 10...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:13 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation.
| May 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NBA announced that the sale of the Clippers was all but done Friday, and billionaire technology magnate Steve Ballmer said he is ready to pull the franchise out of chaos and "live out the dream and make this kind of America's team."
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Estancia High sophomore Maya Van Den Heever is used to the long airplane ride between California and the Solomon Islands.
Usually Maya and her twin sister Nefertiti make it at winter break in December. They go back to the Solomon Islands to see their...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:28 PM
As the son of a former player and coach in the NBA, Mike Dunleavy Jr. has been around basketball his entire life. Entering his 12th season, the swingman came to Chicago as a free agent last summer to help the Bulls reach their goal of an NBA title.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:19 AM
You know, one of the things I love about the newspaper is that you can get a variety of perspectives and opinions all in the same place.
A perfect example: I couldn't disagree more with my colleague Mike Bianchi's column, "Jameis Winston assault inquiry...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:38 AM
EquiTrust Life Insurance Co. said Tuesday it is opening new offices in Illinois that will create 200 jobs in the coming year and could employ hundreds more in years to come.
The first office is planned in Chicago, according to a statement by Equitrust...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Magic Johnson has never been reluctant to give his opinion on how the Lakers are playing, and Wednesday he said the problems on the court can be traced to the owner’s office.
Johnson, whose Hall of Fame playing career included five NBA titles in...