| 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.
| 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 5, 2014
| 7:49 PM
UNCASVILLE — Pokey Chatman was ecstatic. Ecstatic Becky Hammon had smashed a big hole in the glass ceiling. Ecstatic that an aspiring female coach and the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs were such a perfect fit.
Most of all, the Chicago Sky coach...
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Raise your hand if you also wondered who the balding man with gray hair was standing on the podium Sunday night in San Antonio as the Spurs celebrated their NBA title.
Spurs owner Peter Holt even delayed an interview with ESPN to allow his players to...
| Jun 18, 2014
The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
The Super Bowl is on a different network each year.
The World Series used to be on NBC, and then moved around to ABC and CBS before finding a home at Fox.
The NHL and NBA playoffs have moved around, too, and the NCAA's Final Four is now even on cable....
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Item: Washington is abuzz with the shocking defeat of House majority Leader Eric Cantor in a Republican primary. David Brat, a tea party-inspired college professor with little money but plenty of energy, pulled off the historic upset.
Most of the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The smiles from Greg Oden were limited, about as limited as his minutes.
There was joy after the Jan. 15 season debut in Washington, after more than four seasons away from the game due to a series of debilitating injuries.
A month later,...