| Apr 27, 2015
| 9:21 PM
Opportunity greeted the Bulls when they arrived Monday at the United Center.
It was ignored, neglected badly enough to wonder if coach Tom Thibodeau's team ever will seize it this postseason. Perhaps the Bulls were too busy looking ahead to see what was...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:33 PM
He can't turn around and take the Oklahoma City Thunder job now without coming off as disingenuous, devious and deceitful. Kevin Ollie hasn't been known as that kind of man. He wouldn't take the escalator to skip the staircase of honesty.
"As I've said...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Exactly 1,085 days later, Derrick Rose finished a Bulls playoff game — an entertaining 103-91 victory Saturday night over the Bucks at the United Center.
And a city exhaled.
The last time Rose started one didn't end so well. You recall the scene...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:12 PM
The Orlando Magic are on the clock.
CEO Alex Martins. General manager Rob Hennigan. Second-year player Victor Oladipo. Coach TBA.
Everybody come on down and sign a notarized statement and address it to the fans:
"We know it's been rough on you the...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:26 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
University of Florida football fans may think the hirings of Will Muschamp and Ron Zook were bad, but they pale in comparison to the worst coaching decision in UF football history — the day former school...
| May 28, 2015
| 4:40 PM
You should have heard this first from my own fingers, but yes, the rumors are true:
I've decided to take another job.
Any moment now, I plan to accept the presidency of the notoriously corrupt international multi-billion dollar soccer empire called...
| May 30, 2015
| 4:25 PM
Byron Scott flew home from New York with the Lakers' No. 2 draft pick stuffed in his luggage and visions of rebirth filling his head. The nightmare was over. He would finally be coaching a team with a chance.
The next morning he woke up and looked at...
| May 28, 2015
| 8:05 PM
Judging by Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf's parting shots at fired coach Tom Thibodeau in a 231-word statement Thursday, no wonder the organization struggled with healthy and professional internal communication.
It starts at the top. This was Reinsdorf'...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 9:07 PM
Midway through the fourth quarter, an off-balance Nikola Mirotic surged to the rim and knocked in a difficult layup while getting hacked by Tyler Hansbrough.
In a rare display of emotion, the bearded 24-year-old rookie signaled the "and-one" — and...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:17 AM
It’s a recurring headline with Derrick Rose.
It’s also a recurring headache.
And a recurring doubt, frustration, anger, you-name-it.
“Contact next hurdle for Rose,’’ read the top of K.C. Johnson’s piece in Monday&...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 8:08 PM
The man of the minute, Joakim Noah hoisted the NBA Cares Community Assist award over his head Wednesday night at the United Center and displayed it to the crowd of 21,753 like it was the Larry O'Brien Trophy.
The look in Noah's eye and grin on his...