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  • Times change, and so do teams' nicknames

    Times change, and so do teams' nicknames
    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...
  • All systems appear go for Bulls' Derrick Rose

    All systems appear go for Bulls' Derrick Rose
    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...
  • Bulls top draft picks a series of hits and misses

    Bulls top draft picks a series of hits and misses
    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...
  • Warner, Kaine, stay off Senate Dems' Redskins letter

    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...
  • Lakers among the many spectators at Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine workout

    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...
  • Former Lakers center Chris Kaman to join the Portland Trail Blazers

    Former Lakers center Chris Kaman to join the Portland Trail Blazers
    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...
  • Bobby Simmons keeps his word, gets his degree

    Bobby Simmons keeps his word, gets his degree
    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...
  • Lakers pick Julius Randle at No. 7, could go after top free agents

    Lakers pick Julius Randle at No. 7, could go after top free agents
    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...
  • Clippers show interest in free agents Trevor Ariza, Luol Deng

    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...
  • Nerlens Noel stars in his first game in a year and a half

    Nerlens Noel stars in his first game in a year and a half
    Finally. 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...
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

     
    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...