| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:19 PM
'95-96 Bulls unstoppable
The Bulls appeared vulnerable in the fall of 1995. Michael Jordan's return from his first retirement and baseball experiment in the spring had led to uneven moments, including a second-round...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Batman always got to drive the Batmobile, Barack Obama has Air Force One at his constant disposal, and Michael Jordan was ... well, Michael Jordan.
But let's face it, Robin did his fair share to save Gotham City. Joe Biden is a smart guy who provides...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:36 PM
It was over.
It was all over.
With 1:47 remaining in regulation of Game 7, the Blackhawks' Niklas Hjalmarsson unleashed a fierce shot past Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard, giving the Hawks a 2-1 lead and a glimpse of advancement. The crowd roared in...
| May 23, 2013
Why did it take so long for Brian Urlacher to leave the game?
It could have been the pride a world-class athlete needs to become truly great at what he does. It could have been merely mercenary, the desire for another big payday.
The end for Urlacher ...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Phil Jackson pulled off the greatest sales job in sports history:
He convinced Michael Jordan to share the ball.
Championships to follow.
Ask him how he did that. Ask him how long that process took at a time when Jordan was the most talented...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Metta World Peace joined Liz Habib on the KTTV-TV (Channel 11) news broadcast Friday night to talk sports and do the weather with meteorologist Pablo Pereira.
"I came to L.A. because of Phil Jackson, Kobe [Bryant] reminded me of [Michael] Jordan,...
| May 18, 2013
| 1:54 PM
A golf day with Alexi Giannoulias does not begin at the driving range or Sportmart.
If you're going to make him suffer on the links, he will burn you on the hardwood. His preferred round ball has no dimples. Bill Murray's Caddyshack character yelled,...
| Feb 24, 2013
A Northwestern University student filed a lawsuit against the school in 2008, alleging top administrators failed to discipline a student who raped her.
But what happened in the case is a secret.
The student's complaint, filed under a pseudonym to...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
How might a Hollywood movie pitchman capture the tone and pith of "See Now Then," a new novel by the intense and lyrical novelist Jamaica Kincaid about the disintegration of a modern marriage? Chaucer's Wife of Bath meets Virginia Woolf!
| May 13, 2013
| 6:26 PM
The Bulls were in an almost-must-win situation against Miami on Monday at the United Center. Win, and they turn it into a best-of-three series. Lose, and they're practically sunk with Game 5 on Wednesday in Miami.
Well, it was the second scenario that...