| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Times change, attitudes change and — sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them.
The U.S. Patent Office's decision to cancel six federal trademark registrations the Redskins own on the grounds that the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The last summer of the Bulls inhabiting the Berto Center is the first summer of Derrick Rose's second act.
For weeks now, Rose has been playing five-on-five, taking full contact on his surgically-repaired knees and preparing to attend USA Basketball's...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Regardless of whether or not the Bulls use their 16th and 19th picks in Thursday's NBA draft, drafting well never has been more essential.
General manager Gar Forman said at last month's draft combine that if the Bulls "want to try to create more cap...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Virginia's United States senators didn't sign a letter passed around by their colleagues, asking the NFL to force The Washington Redskins to change the team name, according to several media outlets, including The Richmond Times Dispatch and The Washington...
| May 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Lakers were well-represented on Friday at a BDA Sports workout in Santa Monica.
Featuring potential lottery prospects Aaron Gordon (Arizona) and Zach LaVine (UCLA), General Manager Mitch Kupchak and owner-executive Jim Buss were on hand to scout two...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Veteran center Chris Kaman will not return to the Lakers after one season.
On Thursday, Kaman reached a verbal agreement to join the Portland Trail Blazers for two seasons (at approximately $10 million).
Teams can negotiate with free agents but cannot...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:53 PM
On Father's Day last month, Bobby Simmons fulfilled a promise made long ago to his mother that left him feeling like a better dad.
In front of 25 loved ones interspersed in the Allstate Arena crowd, Simmons officially became a graduate of DePaul...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:49 PM
The Lakers haven't yet secured a meeting with LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony.
They might sit down with one of them. Or both. Or neither when free agency begins next week.
Without mentioning either player by name, Lakers General Manager Mitch...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:09 PM
As expected, the Clippers made their first phone call to free-agent point guard Darren Collison when the NBA's free-agency period opened for business at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time Monday.
The Clippers made what was described as "just a cursory call" to...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
On Saturday, almost a year and a half since he suffered a severe knee injury as a college freshman, Nerlens Noel played in a competitive basketball game.
And he looked good doing it.
Running fluidly, Noel scored a game-high 19 points as his...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was...