| 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 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 9, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The battle for Illinois returns to Chicago this weekend. Northwestern hosts Illinois in men's basketball on Sunday in a rivalry that has grown in intensity. RedEye caught up with several Chicago-area natives on the Wildcats and Illini to talk basketball,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Bryan Cranston led the way in the Directors Guild of America's TV nominations with a pair of nods for helming episodes of "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family."
The winners will be announced Jan. 25 at the Century Plaza following voting by the DGA's 15,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:30 PM
As a grinning Frank Thomas signed "HOF" on a baseball next to his autograph for the first time Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field, it finally hit the best hitter in White Sox history just how indelible a mark he had left on the game.
"It's a gigantic...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Every smile on Bulls executive vice president John Paxson's face Tuesday at the United Center looked forced, every stab at enthusiasm sounded fake.
Seldom will a professional in any line of work project such woe after doing a job so well.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Welcome to a second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but in this space this year, we will provide a look ahead, rather than back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Por AURELIO MORENO/El Sentinel
Tras conquistar su segundo título de campeón y su cuarto trofeo de Jugador Más Valioso (JMV) de la NBA, el super astro del Heat de Miami, LeBron James fue nombrado “Atleta Masculino del Año” por la...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:03 AM
The Miami Heat not only are loading up on victories, piling up points and dominating with defense, but they also might well lead the NBA in . . . underwear models?
"I call it 'Free Birding,' " backup center and part-time underwear model Chris "Birdman"...