| 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 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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Aimee Garcia and Michael Jordan go way back.
Garcia, who played nanny Jaime Batista on Showtime’s “Dexter” and can be seen in the upcoming “Robocop” remake in Feb., filmed a McDonald’s commercial with the NBA legend...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Talk all you want about the Bulls’ overtime win against the Heat on national TV on Sunday, but ask yourself this:
Was that the same Bulls roster that lost to Memphis at home on Friday night?
Spoiler alert: Yes, it was.
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Was it the fadeaway jumper he made over Nick Young? The step-back shot that was too much for Xavier Henry?
The proof must have been on the practice court for the Lakers, who just committed two more years and $48.5 million to Kobe Bryant before really...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Bill Sharman, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach who guided the Lakers to their first National Basketball Assn. title in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, has died. He was 87.
Sharman, who coached teams to championships in three...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Scottie Pippen has filed a countersuit against a Malibu man who alleged the former NBA All-Star assaulted him at a restaurant last year.
Camran Shafighi filed a $4-million lawsuit against Pippen, accusing him of a “brutal and unjustified...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose said that something good came out of his knee injury.
"I think I'm way more explosive now," Rose told reporters after Wednesday's exhibition against Detroit. "Like getting to the rim. I think I can take contact a...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:20 AM
The Charlotte Bobcats and owner Michael Jordan unveiled the new logo that will be featured on their uniforms and merchandise next season when the franchise returns to the nickname of the Hornets.
Jordan was joined during a ceremony at halftime of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Michael Jordan played in his last NBA game more than a decade ago, but that doesn't mean his earning power has waned at all.
According to Forbes, Jordan was the highest paid retired athlete in 2013, earning an estimated $90 million. Among current...