| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Carmelo Anthony's first trip to the United Center since the Bulls wined and dined him when he was a free agent in July recalled the 2010-11 season.
That's when the Bulls, after aggressively pursuing eventual Heat-bound LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Whether he goes to Duke or the NBA, Shaun Livingston realizes he is blessed to be facing a decision most everyone else can only dream about.
As a first option, there's Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won over Livingston's family--especially...
| Dec 21, 2014
Tommy Amaker is more dreamer than pragmatist. Always has been.
He believed that Mike Krzyzewski, with little more than Chicago toughness, a West Point education and Bob Knight's endorsement, could coach Duke basketball back to national prominence....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:26 PM
With six Final Fours and nine ACC tournament finals on his résumé, Karl Hess’ officiating chops are beyond reproach. But I never cared for his confrontational style, and it’s exactly that approach that led the conference to bench him....
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:57 PM
While William and Mary’s Marcus Thornton was wearing out Richmond, the Spiders were wearing down the Tribe, though barely.
Thornton, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, scored 37 points. Richmond survived that and perilous moments in the final seconds to...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:14 PM
About a year ago, Chicago’s Jahlil Okafor told the nation what college basketball team he had chosen to play for. (Spoiler alert: It was Duke.)
This year, there’s already talk about NBA teams “tanking” for the opportunity to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Duke basketball coach and lifelong Cubs fan Mike Krzyzewski learned about the Jon Lester signing Wednesday during a guest spot on "The Dan Patrick Show."
His reaction summed up the feelings of all long-suffering Cubs fans: “Hallelujah."...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Less than a month into what figures to be their lone season together, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones already have produced enough highlights to fill your nightly sportscast. Indeed, expect the commanding Okafor, wiry Winslow and inventive...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Maryland beat a team called the Blue Devils pretty soundly Monday night at Xfinity Center. Dez Wells couldn't have been happier — or better.
No, Mike Krzyzewski and the Atlantic Coast Conference didn't suddenly have a change of heart and...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Five St. Louis Rams players raised their hands during introductions before the game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday in a show of support for the people of Ferguson and Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by a police officer on Aug. 9. The "don't...