| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:50 AM
There were bottles of Champagne waiting for Cubs players in the basement of Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap at Lincoln and Armitage avenues when they were five outs away from advancing to the 2003 World Series, Donnie Kruse recalls. The co-owner of Stanley&...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:08 PM
When "Out at CHM" began in 2004, the idea for the series was "to do more inclusive history about the city of Chicago, to do more history that was risk-taking," said Jill Austin, a curator at the Chicago History Museum.
After 10 years, 30 events,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Bill Sharman, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach who guided the Lakers to their first National Basketball Assn. title in Los Angeles in record-setting fashion, has died. He was 87.
Sharman, who coached teams to championships in three...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Was it the fadeaway jumper he made over Nick Young? The step-back shot that was too much for Xavier Henry?
The proof must have been on the practice court for the Lakers, who just committed two more years and $48.5 million to Kobe Bryant before really...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
How big a jerk is Michael Jordan? The near pathological competitiveness and narcissism of the greatest basketball player of all time is fairly well known, but for all the joy he gave us in winning six NBA championships with the......
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Scottie Pippen has filed a countersuit against a Malibu man who alleged the former NBA All-Star assaulted him at a restaurant last year.
Camran Shafighi filed a $4-million lawsuit against Pippen, accusing him of a “brutal and unjustified...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Allen Iverson ranks 21st on the NBA’s career scoring list, No. 1 among players 6-feet or shorter. But that’s not why the Philadelphia 76ers are retiring his jersey Saturday.
Iverson earned 11 consecutive All-Star Game appearances and was...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Michael Jordan played in his last NBA game more than a decade ago, but that doesn't mean his earning power has waned at all.
According to Forbes, Jordan was the highest paid retired athlete in 2013, earning an estimated $90 million. Among current...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Chris Grant will need to get creative when he re-formats his resume for his next job.
The longtime Cleveland Cavaliers executive who was fired as general manager this week was responsible for drafting the disaster that is Anthony Bennett, signing the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Oh what a night, indeed. Some of the math from LeBron James' 61-point eruption Monday against the Bobcats, courtesy of Heat minutiae maven Rob Wilson, as well as Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN:
-- James, who leads the Heat in dunks this season with 94,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
2012-13 finish: 66-16.
Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden.
Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard.
The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...