| Jan 12, 2014
Ask Nancy Reinsdorf about her day, and she'll tell you, "I buy a lot of crickets."
That's because of the bearded dragon she, husband, Michael, and their three children have at their north suburban home. And the gecko. And the two frogs. And the hermit...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:07 PM
As legions of fans awaited news about Derrick Rose's MRI results Saturday, Bulls legend Scottie Pippen played video games with his fans in a mall.
If Pippen had any insider information or was worried about the effect those results would have on the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Sandburg and Stagg will continue their District 230 boys basketball rivalry on Saturday but neither team will enjoy a home-court advantage.
There will be few complaints about that from the Eagles and Chargers.
The two squads will face off at 2 p.m. on...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:08 PM
When "Out at CHM" began in 2004, the idea for the series was "to do more inclusive history about the city of Chicago, to do more history that was risk-taking," said Jill Austin, a curator at the Chicago History Museum.
After 10 years, 30 events,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Derrick Rose's comeback turned out to be a cameo, and the Chicago Bulls' worst nightmare became a reality again.
The Bulls' hopes about contending for a championship this season took a serious hit. Their long-term plans appear to be up in the air too....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Remember how all the talk used to be finding a second superstar or just another star who could create his own shot to go along with Derrick Rose?
That was the championship formula the way the Heat did it, except they pigged out with LeBron James and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:41 PM
In the run-up to next year's release of the newest Kobe Bryant signature basketball shoe, Nike is rolling out a limited reissue of the first eight models of Bryant's sneakers -- in chronological order at a rate of one pair per week.
The first pair in...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction.
Preston Truman reportedly asked Jordan for his Nike Air Jordan...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Preston Truman, the former Utah Jazz ball boy who sold a pair of Michael Jordan-autographed Nike Air Jordan shoes from the 'flu game' for a record price, is ready for the spotlight to shine on someone else.
Since news of the sale, which was conducted in...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Nick Anderson already knows what he wants etched on his tombstone. Somewhere, it's going to say "Orlando Magic."
Retired from basketball since 2002, he feels strongly about what the Magic and the city of Orlando have meant to him.
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Happy anniversary, Jimmy.
And once again -- speaking on behalf of all the sports fans in Orlando -- thank you for believing in us all those years ago.
Every time the Orlando Magic have a significant anniversary, I always give Jimmy a call just to...