| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 10:43 PM
Michael Jordan is lending his support (and signature) to the next outdoor art exhibit coming to Michigan Avenue.
The five-time NBA MVP signed a 3-foot golf ball Monday at Michael Jordan’s Steak House that will be on display in September on...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Our book club: has been meeting at least quarterly for the last 10 years.
Author we'd most like to meet:Keith Richards
Worst excuse anyone's given for not reading a book: There are no bad excuses.
Five books we loved:; "Coach John Wooden: 100 Years...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:00 AM
From Fess Parker to Greg Norman to Mike Ditka, plenty of famous folk have gotten into the wine game. But what about the hard stuff? No lack of star power there. The draw of earning extra cash has lured a number of celebrities to lend their names to a...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 11:08 AM
It's so rare for the Bears and Packers to be playing for more than bragging rights that a magnifying glass is needed to find games approaching Sunday's importance.
Although even little games can seem big amid the lore and legend, the truth is these...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 12:17 PM
At first blush, Jim Harbaugh's career arc appears familiar: Star player migrates to coaching, works as a college assistant, dabbles in the NFL, returns to campus as a mid-major head coach and parlays success there into a headliner gig.
But wait. How...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The Walter Payton biography, which goes on sale next week, is angering the football star's old friends....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The 1985 Chicago Bears were honored by President Obama at the White House on Friday, a quarter of a century after they won the Super Bowl....
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
As of 11:00 am CST on October 25th, Theo Epstein has been announced as the Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations. Almost immediately, there were questions about the status of Mike Quade (in fact, it was the first question asked to Theo by Bruce...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
UCF coach George O'Leary reacts to NCAA investigation that prompted high-profile resignations...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Tim Tebow's memoir has returned to bestseller lists on the back of his on-field success. But after the Broncos' loss to the Patriots, will it stay there?...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 4:22 PM
ESPN's non-stop coverage of the passing of Joe Paterno has included many insightful interviews. Adam Taliaferro, the young man who suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury while playing for Penn State in a 2000 game against Ohio State, talked about the...