| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:39 AM
If Derrick Rose is fine with missing the rest of the season, then so am I.
In fact, I’d declare him done right now. Look, the Chicago Bulls aren’t winning anything this season even if Rose does make it back from surgery on his left knee.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:47 AM
When the Cubs’ Ryan Dempster hosts his annual Casino Night fundraiser, he and his teammates come decked out in white tuxedos with black bow ties. When fellow Cub Randy Wells hosted his benefit concert with Texas Red Dirt singer Stoney LaRue at Joe&...
| May 12, 2011
| 8:20 PM
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau probably will hammer his team for allowing 73 points. Heck, he’d hammer his players for allowing two.
But quick, someone tell the coach his Bulls played as brilliant a game as you could ask for in ending Atlanta’s...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:09 AM
The debate raging these days between those arguing whether this year’s U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team could compete with the Dream Team of 20 years ago is not answered simply by a generational divide.
I for one, being of sound mind and...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
What do you get someone who, with six NBA championships, five most valuable player awards, 14 All-Star selections, 10 scoring titles and multiple millions of dollars, seemingly has it all?
Well, in the case of Michael Jordan's 50th birthday, memories...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Michael Jordan sharply disagreed with Kobe Bryant's claim that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the 1992 Dream Team.
"For him to compare those two teams is not one of the smarter things he ever could have done," Jordan told the...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50.
2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Any chance Derrick Rose had of keeping a low profile at Wednesday’s Watch The Throne show went out the window when rapper Kanye West announced to the United Center audience that the NBA MVP was in attendance.
“Derrick Rose, I see you,”...
| Apr 4, 2012
The bike was specially designed to help 13-year-old Josh Silvern overcome disabilities that affect his balance. But his mom hopes cycling — and other adaptive sports — will help bring another kind of balance to his life too.
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Today the consumer advocate Environmental Working Group released its 2011 Farm Subsidy Database showing that you don’t have to be an actual “farmer” to rake in big farm subsidies from the federal government.
In 2010, for example, the...