The MacArthur Foundation awarded its "Genius Grants" again last month. And again, sports got the shaft. How could they overlook the brilliance in our world? Our nominations include ...
It's a no-brainer by now: Baseball needs Mark Cuban much more than Mark Cuban needs baseball. The league has no excuse for keeping him from buying the Dodgers.
So he's the best player in baseball. Does that make Albert Pujols worth $300 million over a 10-year contract? How do you decide? What would you do? One owner has answers for us.
Gene Wojciechowski lists the 23 most important athletes in Chicago history.
Sports are great. But here are 50 things that, even without, would make it better.
Time for baseball to deal with a most pressing crisis: It's drunk on champagne celebrations. Time to go cold turkey -- except for the big one.
Chicago has become the top city for sports weirdness.
Pick up the remote and take a spin around the world of sports.
Mark Cuban wouldn't be your typical baseball owner. And the downside to that is, what exactly?
Bud Selig says the home run record is the greatest in sports. Is he right? Our man goes through 'em, bracket by bracket.
Spike Lee invited the best, brightest and loudest to his alma mater for a Black Athlete Forum. You won't believe what happened.
Wishes for the New Year include a pink slip for Isiah Thomas, a hot mare for Barbaro and a rival for Roger Federer.