| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:26 PM
So much for a Heat dynasty. At this point, one win against an elite team would be nice. I know it's a big news week -- local elections are on tap, the Legislature opens its annual bizarre bazaar and there's......
| Jul 30, 2011
| 4:26 PM
The nationwide disdain directed toward the Miami Heat as they lost the NBA Finals led to a steep decline in the endorsement potential of their biggest stars. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have fallen out of the top 10......
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Four years ago, America's most celebrated basketball player epitomized the selfish and ego-driven ills of the modern sports world when he used a televised spectacle to abandon his Midwestern hometown team and chase riches and glamour on a faraway beach....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Victor Oladipo had an idea of what to expect when he and Orlando Magic teammate Tobias Harris joined USA Basketball’s select team.
Oladipo knew the select team’s job was to help the national team prepare for the upcoming FIBA World Cup,...
| Jul 27, 2003
WHEN Eddie Murray is inducted into the Hall of Fame today, Major League Baseball will show an appreciation of the superstar that he didn't receive as a player, either nationally or in Baltimore.
Even though Murray was one of the sport's best clutch...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Reality TV star and mother of eight Kate Gosselin will run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago mini-marathon July 22 in Grant Park.
What’s your excuse for not running?
The former star of TLC's "Jon & Kate Plus 8" will take part in the 3 mile...
| Jul 22, 2014
Rice named summer-league MVP; Porter on first team
Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. was named Most Valuable Player of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League by a unanimous panel of media members, while Wizards forward Otto Porter was named first-team...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Random thoughts while waiting for FIFA to hand out Oscars for best actor, best flop:
Soccer needs a World Cup every year....
For a few weeks, the American team brought fans together in the way only football usually does, with beer, chicken wings,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:56 PM
LAS VEGAS — Danté Exum emerged from the Utah Jazz locker room early Thursday night looking exhausted. He had just completed his fourth NBA Summer League game in seven days, but another obligation still remained.
About eight writers and cameramen...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Dear Orlando Magic: I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but your window of opportunity has closed before it even opened.
Now that NBA superstar Kevin Love is set to join fellow NBA superstars LeBron James and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Richie Adubato wouldn't bet against Becky Hammon becoming the first female head coach in NBA history.
He once won a $100 wager by sticking with her, taking money from one of the NBA's all-time great shot-makers. More on that story later.