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The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
South Florida Sun SentinelAn updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available: Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
TV SPORTS Men's College Basketball--NCAA Division I Tournament, Cincinnati vs. Texas, 11 a.m. (CBS); North Carolina State vs. San Diego State, 11:30 a.m. (TRUTV); Alabama vs. Creighton, 12:30 p.m. (TBS); Virginia vs. Florida, 1 p.m. (TNT); Florida State...
Miami HeatQ: So now no T-Mac (Atlanta), no Grant Hill (back to Phoenix), no Sam Dalembert (money), no Nene (Denver), no Caron Butler (Bulls or Spurs), no Jamal Crawford (back to Atlanta). I thought people would be lining up at the AAA to play with these guys. What...
Orlando Magic BasketBlog - Orlando SentinelIt wasn't a very welcome homecoming for Hedo Turkoglu or Grant Hill, as both players were booed — Hill moreso than Turk — and the Suns lost big. About the boos: I think everyone understands the boos for Hill. He set the franchise back years...
Lakers BlogThe Lakers aren't making much of this, no matter how impressive it sounds. But facts are facts and they say this: The Lakers have beaten the Utah Jazz 16 consecutive times at Staples Center, and No. 17 could come Tuesday night. Even though the Lakers have...
I recall that at the time of the Tyson Chandler trade, many people predicted that the Bulls would regret getting Wallace in a year or two. He was already slipping. Also, obtaining Wallace did not mean the Bulls had to give away Tyson Chandler for almost...
Tags: Golf, Chicago Bulls, Movies, Luol Deng, David Lee
Tribune staff reporterFor 48 blessed minutes of game action, the focus finally shifted from insubordination, oversleeping and off-the-court silliness to basketball. For 48 minutes, the Bulls resembled the hard-working, scrappy bunch that used teamwork instead of tantrums to...
Tags: Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Luol Deng, Ben Gordon, Thabo Sefolosha
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mehmet Okur scored a career-high 43 points and the Utah Jazz held off a late rally by Indiana in a 120-113 victory over the Pacers. Andrei Kirilenko scored 23 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and Deron Williams added 11 assists...
Tags: Utah Jazz, Career and Workplace, Sports, Basketball
The Sacramento Kings pulled off a shocker Tuesday night while playing without their leading scorer. The Kings had dropped 11 of their last 12 games until Francisco Garcia and John Salmons each scored 21 points in a 113-101 win over the Los...
This represents the last installment of this feature for the regular season. We'll be dusting it off around draft time and maybe once or twice during the summer in the free-agency recruiting period. I gotta say: Being a beat writer is demanding at times,...
From Wire ReportsState investigators are looking into threats against the district attorney prosecuting Kobe Bryant. "We're taking the threats seriously," said Colorado Bureau of Investigation spokesman Pete Mang. This action comes one day after the FBI began its own...
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