| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Hollywood character actor Luis Guzman (“Boogie Nights”) visited Polish & Pour nail salon in Old Town Saturday with some of his “Mind Games” castmates. On Sunday, Guzman watched playoff football and ate wings at Municipal Bar +...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The narrative during the first month of the Miami Heat's season was how the second unit arguably was good enough to contend for a playoff berth of its own in the Eastern Conference.
That's when Ray Allen and Norris Cole were coming off the bench at...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Dear Stupid (and you know who you are, Carlos Boozer),
Don’t spend the morning whining about playing time in the fourth quarter and then go out and stink on the court.
Boozer should be used to not playing in the fourth quarter, so why say...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Why would Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt leave the Seminoles after one season — and a national-championship season at that — to make a lateral move to Georgia? Hard to figure, but one...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Chicago Bulls management wants the the team to take part in the tanking epidemic in the NBA, but former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau would never take part in such a practice.
The Bulls, of course, have lost...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Up in Section 310 of the United Center, garbage man Brandon Keymon capped what he called the perfect day off with his son by watching the Bulls lose 102-88 to the Wizards from seats that cost $44.
Keymon made the trip Monday night from Braidwood,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:38 AM
So there was Tom Thibodeau on Tuesday, talking through gritted teeth about the Chicago Bulls' luxury-tax dump of Luol Deng, and it was clear all was not right between coach and general manager.
And then, hours later, there was Erik Spoelstra...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Every smile on Bulls executive vice president John Paxson's face Tuesday at the United Center looked forced, every stab at enthusiasm sounded fake.
Seldom will a professional in any line of work project such woe after doing a job so well.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Derrick Rose is not coming back as DERRICK ROSE, all caps.
It was obvious after he suffered a season-ending knee injury in Portland almost seven weeks ago, his second season-ending knee injury in the last two seasons that his brother has let him play....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Ringling Bros. could have used Luol Deng when the circus was in town last week.
The 28-year-old forward has been juggling roles in the wake of Derrick Rose's season-ending injury last month. His latest position: the Bulls' go-to guy.
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Two of the main reasons Mike Dunleavy spurned more money elsewhere to sign with the Bulls last summer were to play with Derrick Rose and for a winner.
Playing with Rose, at least for the first half of Dunleavy's two-year, $6.5 million deal, is gone. The...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
You could look at the box score and see that Carlos Boozer was the only Bulls starter available, and you could think, hey, it’s only the pathetic Bucks and it’s in the United Center.
You could look at the box score and see that Boozer went...