| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:40 AM
Rosie O’Donnell ordered crab cakes and beer during her three-hour lunch Thursday at Market. The West Loop bar & restaurant is a short walk away from Harpo Studios – home to “The Rosie Show.”
Rapper/actor Common had dinner with...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:53 PM
The Sports Xchange
07/31/2014 LB Sean Weatherspoon, who is recovering from Achilles surgery, is roommates with quarterback Matt Ryan.
"He's in good spirits," Ryan said. "He's always in good spirits. He's a positive guy. I know that it hurts him. It...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:35 PM
NAPA, Calif. Khalil Mack, after his first day of Oakland Raiders camp, seemed certain of one thing.
"I know I've got to get a lot better," Mack said.
How does the rookie linebacker know that? While training camp onlookers in Napa drooled at his...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The dirt path, narrow and steep, snakes about 500 yards up a severe hillside in Danville, Calif., and beckons Maurice Jones-Drew each week. He and his trainer consider it their Saturday morning exclamation point, the grueling capstone for their week of...
| Jun 16, 2011
Filmmaker Jim Rodnunsky took a backward (and face-down) approach to developing Cablecam, among the most revolutionary innovations in the history of sports broadcasting.
Rodnunsky's system of using a cat's cradle of synthetic ropes to suspend a remote-...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Ndamukong Suh had the knockdown of the night when he rocked Jay Cutler on a sack in the second quarter.
But the Bears recovered to win the decision Monday night.
The hope is the quarterback isn't too sore after he was diagnosed with bruised ribs...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 5:08 PM
Denard Robinson and Rich Rodriguez bonded on a football field covered with snow.
Robinson had come to Ann Arbor from south Florida for a recruiting visit on the second weekend in January 2009. The inside of Michigan Stadium looked whiter than Miss...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:41 PM
As Julius Peppers entered the locker room, he spoke for nearly everyone in the organization and probably its fan base when he exclaimed, "Winning ugly."
It trumps the alternative -- being on the losing side of an ugly win. The Bears rebounded from a...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Can you name them?
Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...