| Feb 21, 2014
An all-digital sports network backed by heavy hitters in sports and media plans to launch this spring from a base in Chicago.
Time Inc., which publishes Sports Illustrated, has teamed with the NHL, NBA and MLB.com to create 120 Sports, a 24/7...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:50 PM
MESA, Ariz. — The legacy of former Cubs' boss James Dowdle, the last true Chicagoan to run the team, is bringing Harry Caray up from the South Side.
"It was a franchise-changing decision," Blackhawks President John McDonough said Tuesday....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Barring a championship this season — and perhaps not even then — the summer of 2014 always pointed toward change for the Bulls.
Derrick Rose's second straight season-ending knee injury merely accelerated the process. Luol Deng, due to be...
| Feb 9, 2014
Mary Frances Veeck had to think about the question for a few seconds: How would her late husband of 35 years, the legendary baseball executive Bill Veeck, handle being 100 years old?
"Bill at 100?" she finally responded during a recent phone interview...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:26 PM
PHOENIX — Get into the circle.
On a six-game trip where the two games preceding Tuesday night's were defined by poor play and individualistic tendencies, coach Tom Thibodeau coined a new catchphrase.
Get into the circle. Pull in the same...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:17 PM
In a question-and-answer column in Sunday's Cleveland Plain Dealer, a reader wanted to know how new Cavaliers forward Luol Deng stacked up at his position.
"Where would you rank (Deng) among the top small forwards in the league today?'' a Cavs fan named...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:30 PM
As a grinning Frank Thomas signed "HOF" on a baseball next to his autograph for the first time Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field, it finally hit the best hitter in White Sox history just how indelible a mark he had left on the game.
"It's a gigantic...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Jerry Reinsdorf is talking up Ken Harrelson, who rarely needs help calling attention to himself.
The long-time White Sox play-by-play voice is a candidate for the 2014 Ford Frick Award, the Hall of Fame's highest honor for a baseball broadcaster. The...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:21 PM
How do you replace Bud Selig?
Major League Baseball has known for at least a decade that it would have to figure out where to find its next commissioner, but Selig finally has put owners on the clock. It's anyone's guess where they will turn, but...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:43 PM
How much difference does a baseball manager make anyway?
It's an age-old question, and it is impossible to accurately quantify. But with the Cubs kicking Dale Sveum to the curb and the White Sox sticking with Robin Ventura after a 99-loss disaster, it's...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Michael Weiner has acquired a wealth of knowledge gained over 51 years in classrooms, courtrooms, ballparks and concert venues. The quality that makes him so unusual, and such a treasure, is that he also knows what he does not know....