| May 23, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard on Wednesday was named to the NBA all-defensive first team for the fourth consecutive season.
Howard finished ahead of 2011-12 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler. The New York Knicks center was named to the...
| May 29, 2012
Still the favorite
The injuries to Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, LaMarcus Aldridge and Chauncey Billups hurt the United States' chances to repeat as Olympic champs, but Team USA still should be considered the favorite.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Athletes from a wide variety of fields have posed nude for the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine's The Body Issue, including New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler, Sparks forward Candace Parker, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Toronto...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Carmelo Anthony stood completely motionless for minutes on end on Tuesday while others circled around and looked on. Madame Tussauds wax museum called it a prank.
New York Knicks fans just call it, “running the offense.”
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:15 PM
With just 26 days remaining before the United States men’s basketball team tips off in London against France, the roster is finally starting to take shape.
Chairman Jerry Colangelo told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports that nine players will be held...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler.
In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Five members of the gold medal winning lineup at the 2008 Bejing Games were included in the 12-man U.S. Olympic basketball team announced by USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Saturday.
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:28 PM
On Sunday, Tribune reporter K.C. Johnson caught you up on former Bulls GM Jerry Krause, now a Diamondbacks scout. Krause had plenty more to say on a slew of subjects. Here's a taste:
Bill Veeck: "Along with my Dad, the best person I've known in my life."...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
— There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Ever since Carmelo Anthony led Syracuse to an NCAA basketball championship as a freshman in 2003, his once-shiny reputation has been steadily chipped away.
From the missteps off the court early in his NBA career to the way he alienated an adoring fan...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Going into tomorrow night’s game against Florida State at Comcast Center, two things seem clear about the 13-1 Maryland Terps: they have a terrific freshman class and they’ll be fun to watch this season. I also think they’ll be a real...