| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Hey K.C., I really loved that Wright Thompson piece on Michael Jordan in ESPN The Magazine. One of my favorite parts was learning Michael loves cowboy movies. I also have learned through various interviews that Bob Dylan is himself a lover of Westerns. As...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:18 AM
You watch, the Bulls will beat the Heat tonight and there will be a major run on insanity.
The possibility of the Bulls beating the reigning NBA champion makes me wish the New York Stock Exchange dealt in options on idiot fans. One investment would...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:55 AM
It never should’ve been that difficult, but the Bulls finally put away the dogbreath Charlotte Bobcats at home Monday night.
At least they didn’t lose, right? The Bulls dumped a game to those Charlotte chumps at home earlier this season, and...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Like many Chicagoans, Candace Polk's day begins around 8 a.m. when she takes her daughter to school, then continues at work with continuous emails, phone calls and meetings.
Unlike most Chicagoans, however, some of Polk's meetings are with local...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Gun violence on Chicago streets has become such a concern that Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today he's considering turning to celebrity mouthpieces like Bulls star Derrick Rose to try to convince residents to break the "no-snitch" code of...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 12:40 PM
What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:47 PM
It appears we have a job opening in Chicago.
With Brian Urlacher's retirement official, I am afraid that we need to officially post "the guy who owns Chicago" job on Craigslist.
This is a tough one, because we can't just pass it out to anyone. Past...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Phil Jackson pulled off the greatest sales job in sports history:
He convinced Michael Jordan to share the ball.
Championships to follow.
Ask him how he did that. Ask him how long that process took at a time when Jordan was the most talented...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:07 PM
"Hi Dad. [Pauses, looks at TV.] ESPN Classic?"
"Yeah. Today's the 10-year anniversary of the classic Four Man Bulls game. Your mother and I watched it with you in the crib."
"But I don't get it—'Four Man Bulls game?' "
"It was this crazy...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:55 AM
If you were worried the Bulls might’ve wised up after their many stupid acts cost them the last two playoff games, then here’s some good news:
The Bulls say they will continue the idiocy in Game 4 on Monday night.
“We want to be...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:25 PM
You're not going to take a $20 bill today when you could be a millionaire two years from now if you were patient, right?
Of course not. $1 million buys you a lot more burritos than that $20 ever could.
Right now, any number of Tuesday Morning...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The week before The Squared Circle opened in mid-March, owner and pro wrestler Lisa Marie Varon — better known as Victoria during her WWE days and Tara currently with TNA wrestling — sat in a corner booth of her Lincoln Park restaurant,...