| 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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:21 PM
In the Kenwood neighborhood, President Barack Obama's neighbors went about their daily business today -- voting, running errands, and entertaining children who were off from school – as presidential security teams and an international news corps...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Some big-time celebrities will take their hacks at Medinah at 1 p.m. Tuesday as part of the first-ever Ryder Cup Captains & Celebrity Scramble.
Here are the pairings:
Group 1 – Bill Murray, Justin Timberlake, Lee Trevino and Dave Stockton
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:19 AM
The U.S. and European Ryder Cup teams are holding their first day of practice rounds at Medinah Country Club on Tuesday.
Meantime, the golf course is also hosting its first-ever Ryder Cup Captains & Celebrity Scramble golf event on Tuesday. Captains of...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
As an NBA assistant coach since retiring after a Hall of Fame career, Patrick Ewing might have a better seat than many of his contemporaries to compare this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team to the fabled Dream Team of 20 years ago.
Ewing was one...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 7:20 PM
You didn’t have to wait until my Monday column to hear Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari went out on a date over the weekend. The once-private Cutler tweeted his plans to his 150,000 followers Friday.
“Dinner date night with @KristinCav,&...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:12 AM
The Bears’ Devin Hester estimates he plays video games just about every day. He said it’s due in part to the free time he has and the fact that he feels he can’t go out in public much. His wife doesn’t mind — after all, it...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Zach Gilford looked more like a college student meeting for a study session than a TV actor meeting for an interview over brunch Thursday at West Town Bakery & Diner. The Evanston native and Northwestern alum, best known for his role as Matt Saracen on...
| 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.