| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Thank you, Adam Jones, for helping me get in touch with my inner meatball.
In case you missed it, a couple of idiots ran onto the the field during a Yankees-Orioles game this week before security subdued them in short center field, not from from Jones....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The beautiful game first revealed itself to Franklin Sirmans in the lightning-bolt shots of Giorgio Chinaglia. In the gazelle-like strides of Franz Beckenbauer. And in the audacious inventiveness of the Brazilian forward Pelé.
It was the late 1970s, and...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Can your footwear speed you up? We gave four new running shoes, each touting an impressive design technology, to four college runners. One shoe was super-flexible, one super-bouncy, another super-flat and another super-light. The verdict: Set your...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Zefr, a startup that provides YouTube content-management tools for media firms and marketers, announced $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).
IVP, founded in 1980, has invested in 300-plus companies over the years,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 1:35 PM
A Southeast Side man accused of robbing a boy was arrested Thursday after officers confronted him at a Red Line station and took him into custody after a foot chase, police said.
Jerome Gardner, 21, is accused of holding a gun to the head of a 17-year-...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The off-white ivory tuxedo jacket was the standout trend on the men's side at the Academy Awards -- worn by just a handful of fellows but ones who turned out to be among the night's most high profile -- starting with E! Entertainment's Ryan Seacrest,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Kanye West and Jay Z’s collaborative relationship has already yielded plenty of hits, a critically heralded joint album and a blockbuster tour.
Now the two hip-hop heavyweights are aligning their business endeavors.
West’s design and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The Fire unveiled a new look Tuesday, moving away from a traditional red jersey to a color combination that reflects the team’s roots and salutes both the city flag of Chicago and its fire department.
The introduction of a blue and red home...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Adidas turned the Madness of March up a notch with the debut of its new uniform scheme just in time for the NCAA Tournament.
The collection, entitled Made in March, debuts during conference tournaments with Baylor, UCLA, Cincinnati and Louisville...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:47 AM
At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!
Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:48 AM
A sólo tres meses de la Copa del Mundo de fútbol, Adidas y Nike están en medio de una batalla de marketing que coincide con la feroz rivalidad en el terreno de juego entre países como Brasil y Argentina.
Adidas y Nike, los mayores fabricantes del...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Los Angeles' largest advertising agency, TBWA\Chiat\Day, has shaken up its top management, ousting its longtime president, Carisa Bianchi, and installing a new leader.
Luis DeAnda, who joined the 500-person agency in January as general manager, was...