| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S.
But two years ago more than 60% of its sales were overseas. And baseball, it turned out, wasn'...
| Jul 11, 2014
For Chicagoan Joi Carthan, the hardest part about shopping for workout clothes is finding something both fashionable and comfortable.
"Every body type is different," Carthan said.
When you're shopping for an upcoming workout, experts say to consider a...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Kanye West debuted a new song "God Level" via a commercial that aired Saturday during the UEFA Champions League final.
The commercial—and new song—kicked off Adidas' "The Dream: All In Or Nothing" Wolrd Cup ad campaign. Now that Kanye West ...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:22 PM
The World Cup tends to see plenty of artistry on the pitch. But this is also that quadrennial time when Madison Avenue reaches beyond its usual precincts and ensures we’re likely to see some dazzling creativity during commercial breaks too. Four...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MADRID -- Los Bragas, run by actress-producer-turned-director Alice Braga ("Elysium," "I Am Legend," "City of God") and writer-director Felipe Braga ("Trash," "Latitudes"), is seeking international broadcast TV outlets for "A Vida Fora dos Campos," an...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The soccer documentary "This Is Not a Ball" revolves around an art project by its co-director, Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, who creates artwork using unconventional materials like chocolate and sugar. Here he orchestrates two identical installations...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
World Cup fever has been caught by Aventura Mall.
The shopping mecca has a special soccer showcase in Center Court: World Cup home jerseys and an exhibit of pitch-perfect merchandise from retailers such as Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss, Adidas, Puma and...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:36 AM
In case you missed it over the weekend, Jonah Gorevic ran a 5:01.55 mile at the Adidas Grand Prix meet in his home state of New York.
It might not seem like a big deal, given that the world record for that distance is 3:43.13. But there's one more...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Aventura Mall is joining the World Cup party.
The mall is celebrating the World Cup with an exhibit running July 3 to 13 in Center Court. It will feature authentic jerseys from participating teams and World Cup fashion from mall retailers, including...
| Jun 13, 2014
Mario Caston walked out of Allen Edmonds on Michigan Avenue one recent afternoon wearing new Neumok wingtips in distressed brown leather — not to be confused with the old Neumok wingtips he was carrying in a shopping bag, or the four other pairs...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:11 PM
On Feb. 18, 2010, the Bulls traded John Salmons and two second-round picks to the Bucks for Joe Alexander and Hakim Warrick and their expiring contracts.
Hours later, they sent Tyrus Thomas to the Bobcats for two more expiring deals — Flip...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:45 AM
LONDON - Oil company BP and the maker of Budweiser beer joined the ranks Monday of World Cup sponsors pressing soccer's rulers to tackle corruption allegations over the awarding of the 2022 tournament to Qatar.
The calls, which followed similar...