| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
As unlikely as it seems, failure and obscurity can have rewards of their own. The new documentary "Lenny Cooke" follows its titular subject on the road to defeat. Or rather, the film explores how defeat can nevertheless lead to a triumphant confirmation...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:51 PM
San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich, on returning Sunday to AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, where his team lost Games 6 and 7 of the Finals last season: "Uh, it'll be a horrible memory walking in that gym. If I said anything different, I'd...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:07 PM
As legions of fans awaited news about Derrick Rose's MRI results Saturday, Bulls legend Scottie Pippen played video games with his fans in a mall.
If Pippen had any insider information or was worried about the effect those results would have on the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:44 PM
THAT's what Chicago has been waiting for.
After 18 months recovering from a torn knee ligament, Rose was finally playing in Chicago in games that count Thursday. And in typical D-Rose fashion, he buried the winning bucket to lift the Bulls to an 82-81...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Now that Derrick Rose is back, the Bulls are destined to win the NBA championship ...
… is what Bulls fans would love to believe. And you can't blame them for their Rose-y outlook. The superstar's knee appears to be 100 percent and he says he's...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
How will this year's Bulls team do with Derrick Rose back? Can the team make a leap into the "genuine contender" category, or will their style of play lead to more injuries at just the wrong time? Will the team make a trade or stand pat?
These are the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The 2013-14 NBA season kicks off Tuesday with one of the most anticipated matchups of the year: Bulls-Heat.
Derrick Rose is back. The Heat will get their championship rings for a second straight year. And if you were looking for a better storyline on...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Hall of Fame basketball writer Sam Smith probably has forgotten more about basketball than most people remember.
But when it came to Derrick Rose's knee injury and the backlash he took for sitting out the 2012-13 season, Smith saw something he hadn't...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
No more suits. No more trying to interpret body language during warm-ups. No more waiting.
On Wednesday, Derrick Rose was back, playing at the United Center for the first time since his knee injury in April 2012.
As far as the Bulls were concerned,...
| May 17, 2013
You owed us more.
Derrick Rose, if you sift through the city's anger, blind support, unhappiness and general confusion, you likely will find one overarching emotion: a deep-rooted disappointment.
Throughout Chicago, your story is nearly a refrain, a...