| Nov 10, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Shane Battier is intrigued.
"I think it's compelling. And it's real. I think it's very valid. And I think it's the future."
The veteran Miami Heat swingman, however, is not all consumed.
"I haven't jumped into them yet."
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Mike Ditka wants me to get a flu shot.
I learned this while sitting in traffic the other day. A CTA bus glided up alongside my car, its long banner billboard filling the passenger-side window. Its message: "Don't let the flu beat you. Get a flu shot."...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:06 AM
Patrick Ewing is among Michael Jordan's most memorable players in the NBA. Unfortunately for Ewing, a former Orlando Magic coach, it's because Jordan dunked on him. Hard.
Jordan gave some insight on his basketball memories for an interview advancing the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Twenty-five years ago, most thought Magic shooting guard Reggie Theus — with his movie-star looks and charisma — was destined for a life outside basketball.
Heck, he played coach Bill Fuller on the NBC sitcom "Hang Time."
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:01 AM
To make the playoffs, the Lakers need to be better than seven teams in the Western Conference.
In the first eight of 14 entries, the Lakers were ruled better than the New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz but not as good...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:25 AM
WASHINGTON -- Fifty years after the Presidential Medal of Freedom was established, President Obama presented the nation’s highest civilian award to 16 Americans from fields as diverse as science, politics and sports.
The award, created by...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Nobody with the Bulls can say whether Derrick Rose will miss closer to one month or six months with a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. Yet Chicago embraced that Saturday as the good news.
Rose returned home from the West Coast to undergo...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Derrick Rose's comeback turned out to be a cameo, and the Chicago Bulls' worst nightmare became a reality again.
The Bulls' hopes about contending for a championship this season took a serious hit. Their long-term plans appear to be up in the air too....
| Nov 26, 2013
On the day Bulls superstar Derrick Rose's professional career peaked nearly two years ago at the Berto Center, he gave his mother, Brenda, a look that suggested it doesn't get any better than this.
But who really thought basketball wouldn't for the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Remember how all the talk used to be finding a second superstar or just another star who could create his own shot to go along with Derrick Rose?
That was the championship formula the way the Heat did it, except they pigged out with LeBron James and...