| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Los Angeles Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro, who had the most successful tenure of any coach in Clipper history, was fired last week by owner Donald Sterling. How does unparalleled success lead to termination?
Was it the intervention of star players with...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The Lakers' comeback attempt against the Brooklyn Nets fell short on Sunday night, as the Lakers fell 108-102.
After trailing by double digits for most of the game, a MarShon Brooks put-back and a Nick Young layup closed the Lakers to within four points...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Orlando Magic players and coaches noticed a change in Dwight Howard even before the regular season started. They reported that Howard seemed more focused and more serious in practices.
Now, with 76 games in the books, the Magic realize they'd be...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 5:27 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler and former fiancee Kristin Cavallari had drinks with friends at Public House Friday. The Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews also hit the River North sports bar that night.
Bears coach Lovie Smith, the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson...
| Dec 24, 2012
The Washington Wizards have decided to address their backcourt problems by signing a point guard who was cut last October for not being experienced enough to handle playmaking duties.
If that sounds confusing, imagine being Shelvin Mack late Saturday...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Before Zach Gilford and his fiancee Kiele Sanchez checked out the gift suites in the Hard Rock Hotel Saturday, the self deprecating “Friday Night Lights” star and Evanston native politely excused himself from our conversation in the hotel&...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| Nov 27, 2012
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Only a few seats down from the Washington Wizards' bench, owner Ted Leonsis sat courtside with Nationals owner Mark Lerner as his team hosted the San Antonio Spurs at Verizon Center....