| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Derek Jeter said it was a day he would never forget, adding that Sunday's tribute for him at Yankee Stadium as the team's soon-to-be retired captain was both emotional and surprising.
Family, friends, former team mates and baseball...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
They first played against each other on Opening Day in 1996 in Cleveland on a 38-degree afternoon.
Derek Jeter, 21 and at the outset of his first full big-league season, started at shortstop and batted ninth for the Yankees.
Omar Vizquel, 28 and a...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:02 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th grand slam title with a workmanlike 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, with former Bulls great Michael Jordan leading...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The city of Charlotte is prepared to spend $27.5 million in capital improvements for Time Warner Cable Arena, as well as 10 years worth of annual payments of $600,000 for ongoing maintenance.
The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Regional Visitors...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle.
Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Landon Donovan burst onto the United States soccer scene in 1999, a teenager from California with a mullet and phenomenal skills rarely seen in this country. He won the Golden Ball at the U-17 World Championship that year in New Zealand, and Bayern...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Had events gone differently 20 years ago tomorrow, the Washington Nationals might still be the Montreal Expos.
Buck Showalter might be in the Hall of Fame.
Peter Angelos might be viewed as a heroic figure.
The Steroid Era might have been largely...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
At last, basketball fans have closure in this whole NBA free agency soap opera. The two biggest teases, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, made their choices, and all without an hourlong mockery of a press conference.
With that off our chest, let's...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
So this is happening. ESPN.com reports that 17 years after Mike Tyson bit off Evander Holyfield's ear during their championship rematch, Tyson will present Holyfield when the latter is inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas on Aug. 9....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Chicago fandom is known for creating false scenarios.
The Curse, Bear weather, Corey Crawford glove side and the "meteoric" rise of Josh McCown come to mind.
The most puzzling seems to surround the Bulls and their allegedly tight purse strings.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:57 PM
"Give me the hot sauce!"
"Welcome to the block party!"
Bulls announcer Stacey King is known for his catchphrases, and he might have a few more up his sleeve this weekend. He and Bulls forward Jimmy Butler will judge the City Slam in Seward Park on...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Anthony Davis is a lot like most 21-year-olds when it comes to how he prefers to spend his time away from work.
"When I do get a little bit of downtime, I try to really sleep, watch movies. I definitely just try to get in my sleep as much as possible,"...