| 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...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Heat beat writer
Heat in 6 games
Now the playoff tests begin, and this could be like previous Heat-Celtics and Heat-Bulls series where the number of games doesn't reflect the competitiveness. Closing it out in Brooklyn sounds about right....
| 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....
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2010
The Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks occupy the top five spots in the Orlando Sentinel's latest NBA power rankings....
| Apr 7, 2010
The Orlando Magic face a Wizards team at the end of what's been a long and trying season in Washington. The Wizards have a lot of young players eager to take advantage of their playing time. The Magic want to finish the season strong, this begins a five-...