| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Virginia’s Jarmere Jenkins, the linchpin of the first ACC team to win the NCAA men’s tennis championship, was named the conference’s male athlete of the year Tuesday.
Jenkins not only earned MVP honors in the NCAA team tournament but...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
The NBA bills the NBA Development League as its “official minor league,” a place where young players can gain some experience and veteran players coming off injuries can play a few games to get back into basketball shape.
For many NBA teams,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea again to see his pal Kim Jong Un, reportedly to talk about starting a basketball league.
The fact that it's Rodman and not, say, Magic Johnson or Michael Jordan makes it easy to dismiss the idea. And ordinarily...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Video: LeBron James picks his top 3 NBA players of all-time
On Wednesday, LeBron James gave Fox Sports his top-three NBA players of all time: Michael Jordan, Julius Erving and Larry Bird.
Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson was notably absent from...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Want to be like Mike? Here's a little trivia about the Fire forward.
Favorite Chicago spot: Jam in Logan Square. His cousin owns the joint.
Best brunch: Tavern on Rush
Need something healthy: Protein Bar in River North
Hot dog joint: "I don't do...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Players come and go in the NBA. They have their glory, get old and live later lives out of the limelight. Unless your name is Michael Jordan or a few others, you depart Earth in the company of family, a few friends and a neighbor or two.
Then there is...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:20 PM
At 25 — not ready for his AARP card, but some five years older than the NBA rookie he once aspired to be — Stefan Welsh still has game. If you don't believe that, you obviously weren't at Maury High School on a Saturday afternoon in late June....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Attorneys representing a man who said he was the victim of a "brutal and unjustified physical attack" by Scottie Pippen filed a $4-million lawsuit Thursday against the former NBA All-Star in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Camran Shafighi, 49,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:37 PM
When they write the history of the Clippers, a laughable concept until recently, the date of June 26, 2013, may be the centerpiece.
Until Blake Griffin showed up, followed by Chris Paul, any history of the Clippers was a knee-slapper. How about a...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury.
Now he's the likely No. 1 pick.
Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Trying to compare Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan can spark intense debate.
Their career arcs took very different paths, but where they are undeniably close is in ring count. Jordan won six titles with the Chicago Bulls. To date, Bryant has five with...