• Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union won't 'stick to sports' — nor should they
    Chicago Tribune

    Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union won't 'stick to sports' — nor should they

    Dwyane Wade strolled through a sea of admirers and photographers, a Bulls guard looking more like a movie star. He wore shades indoors and a cream-colored outfit so his black Wade 5 "All-Star" shoes — publicly unveiled this weekend — would pop, as they say. Those were the obvious contrasts, but not the only ones. Wade came to New Orleans despite not being an All-Star for the first time since 2004, his rookie season. The Chicago-area native who grew up around gangs and drugs now designs fancy jackets and drinks a Cabernet from his own label. His fashion sense, he said, "depends on the city I'm in, my mindset. Sometimes I'm in a less-is-more mentality and sometimes I'm in: Let's go big, let's go

  • Doug Collins' nerves nearly had him in tears during the final minutes of son Chris' game at Northwestern (Video)
    The Dagger

    Doug Collins' nerves nearly had him in tears during the final minutes of son Chris' game at Northwestern (Video)

    You probably know Doug Collins first and foremost as some sort of basketball person. Doug Collins is, however, first and foremost, a dad. Collins’ son, Northwestern coach Chris Collins, was locked in a tight battle against Big Ten cellar-dweller Rutgers.

  • Seattle arena developer expects NHL team before NBA
    Puck Daddy

    Seattle arena developer expects NHL team before NBA

    Chris Hansen – the Seattle arena developer, not the Dateline NBC reporter asking about those wine coolers and that rope – spoke with the media on Thursday to update them on his efforts to construct a state-of-the-art building in the SoDo district. A building he expects would house an NHL team before it sees the return of the NBA to Seattle.