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  • Michael Jordan calls coaching great Dean Smith a 'mentor, teacher and 2nd father'

    Michael Jordan called North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith the most influential person in his life other than his parents. Smith died Saturday night at 83. In a statement on Twitter released through his business manager, Jordan said Smith was...
  • Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright

    Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright
    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...
  • No sale: Scottie Pippen home still on market after nearly 8 years

    No sale: Scottie Pippen home still on market after nearly 8 years
    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...
  • At autism charity event, Orioles' Buck Showalter says 'we're fine'

    At autism charity event, Orioles' Buck Showalter says 'we're fine'
    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...
  • UCLA Coach Steve Alford has roots, and rooms, back home in Indiana

    UCLA Coach Steve Alford has roots, and rooms, back home in Indiana
    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...
  • Lakers' Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Pau Gasol's resurgence

    Lakers' Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Pau Gasol's resurgence
    — He fell off the All-Star radar as he drifted further and further from the basket in Mike D'Antoni's perimeter-oriented offense. But Pau Gasol's resurgence hasn't surprised one of his former teammates. "Pau's been playing like Pau. It's...
  • Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki show support for Kobe Bryant

    The accolades keep coming for Kobe Bryant, and it has nothing to do with stats. Kevin Durant and Dirk Nowitzki took turns complimenting Bryant in the days after he passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list. Durant seemingly...
  • Derrick Rose-Jimmy Butler could become an All-Star pairing for Bulls

    Derrick Rose-Jimmy Butler could become an All-Star pairing for Bulls
    For anyone into Bulls symbolism, Monday night's 129-120 victory over the Raptors marked just the 23rd time Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose played together. And while nobody is drawing any comparisons to Michael Jordan, Butler's offensive improvement...
  • High School Legends series: Farragut's Ronnie Fields: Unbroken

    High School Legends series: Farragut's Ronnie Fields: Unbroken
    Note to readers: This is the third in an ongoing series of Chicago Legends. To read previous stories on Red Grange and Johnny Lattner, go to prepsplus.com. The first time Ronnie Fields nearly died in a car accident he was 8 years old. Fields says he...
  • Derrick Rose's slump extends to defensive end too

    Derrick Rose's slump extends to defensive end too
    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...
  • A Chicago-centric calendar for 2015

    Here's a look at this year's planned events and commemorations of interest to Chicagoans, to be held here and elsewhere: Jan. 1 — New Year's Day Jan. 1 — Illinois' personal income tax rate drops from 5 percent to 3.75 percent. Jan. 12 &#...