| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:52 PM
A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes.
Jacobus Rentmeester, of New York City, filed suit against Nike...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:34 AM
NBA great Scottie Pippen isn't scoring as well in the real estate market.
In September 2007, Pippen listed his 10,000-square-foot Fort Lauderdale mansion for sale at just a hair under $15 million.
Almost eight years later, Pippen's palace is still...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:33 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the franchise is not in any limbo because of the Toronto Blue Jays' ongoing interest in hiring away executive vice president Dan Duquette.
"Not at all," Showalter said Wednesday before speaking at an autism charity...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Every now and then, a call comes in to a hotel in Indiana with an unusual request.
"Can I talk to Steve?"
The manager, April Barricks, wouldn't know what to say. Eventually, she asked the owner.
People keep asking for Steve Alford, Barricks told...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Pau Gasol didn't just score a career-high 46 points in the Chicago Bulls' victory over the Bucks Saturday night at the United Center.
He put up a historic night for a 34-year-old.
Gasol became the first person in the last 30 years to post at least...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Perhaps the moment when Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge truly entered the consciousness of NBA fans was in the first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets last season.
The Trail Blazers won in six games with Aldridge putting up back-to-back 40-...
| 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,...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:20 PM
Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, ending his 19th season with the Lakers a little past its halfway point.
Bryant's last three seasons have been cut short because of injury, starting with a...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:04 AM
Jeff Van Gundy is right: Bulls management has undermined coach Tom Thibodeau.
Van Gundy made that comment and several others while working the Bulls-Mavericks game on ESPN on Friday night, painting a picture of a devious front office.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:00 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jimmy Butler's illness forced him to miss Tuesday night's 113-111 victory in overtime against the Warriors, preventing the preferred and anticipated battle of the backcourts.
For the Warriors, Stephen Curry is a leading most...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 10:41 PM
The rookie hazing started a lot later than usual, but its intensity increased Sunday.
Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black will be pushing toy babies around in small strollers the rest of the season, as per Lakers Coach Byron Scott's insistence....