| Jun 10, 2014
His last name isn't the only thing that makes Marty from "Back to the Future" so fly — just take a look at his shoes.
Nike Mags, a replica of the movie's featured sneaks, represent the core of devoted sneaker collectors' — or sneakerheads'...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The U.S. team arrived in Sao Paulo on Monday, a week ahead of its World Cup opener with Ghana, and got right to work.
A police escort that included a helicopter hovering overhead guided the team on the morning trip from the airport to its downtown...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
A blue 1988 Chevrolet Camaro valued at $12,000 was stolen between 11:30 p.m. May 29 and 5 a.m. May 30 on the 400 block of South Taylor Avenue.
A person turning on yard lights scared...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:15 AM
HARTFORD — Police are hoping surveillance photos they released Wednesday will help them find the person responsible for the theft of two televisions from the Family Worship Center at 650 Blue Hills Ave.
Police said their suspect walked into the...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The NBA has banned L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, but that's not good enough for many advertisers and sponsors.
Nearly 20 brands suspended or terminated their sponsorships of the Clippers after the release of a recording in which...
| 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...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Is Coachella the biggest gift to the fashion industry since Kate Middleton?
It certainly seems like it from the marketing blitz that has blown up around the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which wraps up a two-weekend run Sunday in Indio.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Nike is not in the altruism business.
It is in the product selling business.
So the sporting goods giant’s decision to extend its partnership with USA Track & Field until the end of time – actually 2040 – may not solve issues for...
| 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...