| Mar 31, 2002
Maybe the reason everything happens so fast in Daniel "Dee" Brown's life is because he embraces the immediacy of every moment.
He walks fast, talks faster and dribbles a basketball fastest of all. Illinois coach Bill Self says that "Dee Brown changes...
| Apr 1, 2001
If this was to be the end of innocence, the last time Eddy Curry would manhandle a rim without an endorsement, then let a child ease the rite of passage.
What people forgot all winter as they watched Curry dominate the high school basketball scene was...
| Apr 2, 2000
Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance.
Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award.
| Jan 21, 2011
| 3:22 PM
A Chicago man was sentenced to 13 years in prison today after pleading guilty to breaking into the River North home of former NBA player Antoine Walker, binding him with duct tape and stuffing him into a closet, officials said.
Demorris Hill, 28, of...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 11:47 AM
The last of four defendants charged with robbing former NBA star Antoine Walker of cash and jewelry at gunpoint in his River North home pleaded guilty today to home invasion and was sentenced to 6 years in prison.
Phillip Allison, 32, was one of three...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 6:33 AM
Remember when Carmelo Anthony was the Denver Nuggets' problem?
Now he's the New York Knicks' problem.
In an amazing blockbuster, seeing as how the Knicks might have signed Anthony as a free agent in the summer, they traded almost everyone except Amare...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Men's College Basketball-Wisconsin at Michigan, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Temple at Duke, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Virginia at Georgia Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Purdue at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Baylor at Missouri, 8 p.m. (ESPN2); Kansas...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:05 AM
MIAMI - Friday's NBA amnesty deadline came and went, and Mitchell native Mike Miller isn't going anywhere.
Miami Heat President Pat Riley insisted dropping Miller's contract for luxury-tax and salary-cap savings never was considered.
We love Mike,...
| Mar 23, 2001
This has been the year of the guard in Illinois high school boys basketball.
Westmont's Pierre Pierce set a Class A state-tournament-scoring record in leading the Sentinels to fourth place.
Julian's Sean Dockery had the best all-around game of any...
| Mar 24, 2000
Take a good look at the front line for the 2000 Tribune All-State Basketball Team, because within three years Darius Miles, Eddy Curry and Andre Brown all could be playing in the NBA.
Miles is a wondrously gifted, 6-foot-8-inch athlete who excelled at...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:13 PM
Soccer--UEFA Champions League, Arsenal vs. Schalke, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP); MLS, Philadelphia at Kansas City, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--PGA of America, Grand Slam of Golf, Final Day, 3 p.m. (TNT)
Major League Baseball--World Series, Detroit...