| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:29 PM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — No two players on the Orlando Magic roster receive more criticism than Jameer Nelson and Hedo Turkoglu. Fans occasionally fault Nelson because of his defensive shortcomings and because he's not a pass-first point guard. The...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
In an Orlando Magic offseason filled with secret meetings with general-manager candidates, potential coaches and a disgruntled superstar, one of the most important discussions started inside the Our Mother of Good Counsel gym in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Kobe Bryant is 34 years old, but he's not showing many signs of aging.
He's averaging 27.6 points on 46% shooting, 5.4 assists and 5.2 rebounds a game. And on Tuesday, he showed that despite any aches and pains he's acquired over 17 seasons of play,...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Q. Is the tentative agreement a done deal?
A. It could fall apart, but that's very, very unlikely. NBA Commissioner David Stern is confident that a majority of team owners will approve it. And a majority of players will agree to it, too. Remember,...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Orlando’s lockout nightmare is coming to an end — just in time to save most of the 2011-12 NBA season and the 2012 All-Star Game at Amway Center.
NBA owners and players reached a tentative labor agreement early Saturday morning. In about a...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Good is not great enough.
Just ask Bruce Weber.
Weber couldn't sustain greatness at Illinois. He reached it, lost it, tried for it, prayed for it, approached it but couldn't sustain it. Something always was missing. So athletic director Mike Thomas,...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:54 AM
What do retired NFL star Brett Favre and Jonas Brothers singer Nick Jonas have in common?
They were the only two participants at EA Sports’ “Madden NFL ’13” flag football game Friday in Grant Park who were booed. Of course, that&...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:45 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler and fiancee Kristin Cavallari were spotted at the Miranda Lambert concert at Joe's Bar Thursday. The White Sox's Mark Buehrle and Bulls' Kyle Korver were also at the country music concert.
Comedian Jeffrey Ross stopped by the Hangge...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
The Dwight Howard stay-or-go saga continues to drag on and on and on.
At this point, the only certainty in this soap opera is that it will feature more uncertainty. Each day seemingly presents one more juicy rumor.
Are you confused about what might...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Many people thought the NBA season would never get off the ground 22 weeks ago when the lockout-shortened season began on Christmas day.
Before the first dribble of training camp, the Magic suffered the first of many bizarre events surrounding their...