| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:44 AM
One thing seems certain: Michael Jordan and Mike Tyson attended a dinner together in 1988, and there was some smack-talking going on, but from there the memories of exactly what happened at a Chicago restaurant get a little fuzzy.
Three men -- former...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:26 PM
Before his team blasted the Bulls 97-77 at the United Center, Jazz coach Quin Snyder sounded like someone choosing between shoveling and snow-blowing his driveway Wednesday when describing what concerned him most.
Whatever option Snyder chose, he feared...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:32 PM
There's an enduring image from this summer's FIBA World Cup in Spain of Derrick Rose in a tight, squat defensive stance, picking up his opponent full-court.
Rose didn't clap or hike up his shorts, so this wasn't Michael Jordan and Gary Payton dueling in...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:09 AM
The Society of Midland Authors is accepting nominations for its annual literary awards. The awards will recognize the best books written by Midwestern authors that were published in 2014. Each winner will receive $500 and a recognition award. For details,...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:21 PM
By outward appearances, Pau Gasol has a good one.
He has fame. He has fortune. He has family and close friends.
But those who know the Barcelona-born Gasol the best say there are many more layers to the Bulls' prized offseason...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Bianchi sale del coma, sigue crítico y es trasladado a Niza
París, 19 nov (EFE).- El piloto francés Jules Bianchi, que sufrió un grave accidente durante el pasado Gran Premio de Japón, salió del coma en el que se encontraba, aunque su estado sigue...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Despite denying it, Kobe Bryant considers it highly important to pass Michael Jordan's career scoring mark. So says one of Bryant's closest ex-teammates.
Bryant is only 218 points from passing Jordan for third on the NBA all-time list after scoring 27...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:04 AM
The Lakers improved over Week 4, splitting half of their four games, including two on the road.
By the end of Week 3, the Lakers had fallen to 1-9, with a 136-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors that led Kobe Bryant to wonder, "Maybe I'm being too...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Every NBA head coach has certain traits attached to him.
San Antonio's Gregg Popovich: winner.
Milwaukee's Jason Kidd: spilled a drink on himself because he didn't have a timeout.
Bulls' Tom Thibodeau: defense, defense and more defense....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Like many other fans, I felt ill after the Chicago Bears were slaughtered 55-14 by the Packers on national TV.
By Monday, the physical distress had dissipated, but my outlook remained gray. What was the meaning of the long season ahead, if my own team's...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan (32,292) on the NBA's all-time career scoring list.
With 5:24 left in the second quarter, Bryant converted a pair of free throws to tie and pass Jordan, putting the Lakers up 38-32 over the Timberwolves in Minnesota....