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Lake Station pursuit ends with arrest in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A Lake Station police pursuit ended in Valparaiso early Tuesday night with a 30-year-old Crown Point man taken into custody on a charge of a serious violent felon in possession of a firearm.

September 17, 2014 5:15 pm
MIDDLEAGEZZ:  The Non-Sporting Life and What I Like About Professional Athletes

MIDDLEAGEZZ: The Non-Sporting Life and What I Like About Professional Athletes

A wise sportswriter once wrote that the wonderful thing about spectator sports is the fact that at the end of day whether “your” team or “your” player wins or loses may make you feel temporarily sad or disappointed or elated and brimming with joy, but the score doesn’t really matter much. Ev…

September 15, 2014 3:00 am

REGION RANTS: Lifting the gated life

We had our theories.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Michael Jordan putting mansion up for auction

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. | Michael Jordan has been unable to sell his sprawling estate north of Chicago despite amenities that include a gentleman's retreat, nine bedrooms, a pool pavilion and an indoor basketball court.

October 19, 2013 9:41 am
OFFBEAT: Bob Hope and Al Capone among fishing noted names of Destin, Fla.

OFFBEAT: Bob Hope and Al Capone among fishing noted names of Destin, Fla.

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 30, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: If you experience failure, smile and keep going

YOUNG VOICES: If you experience failure, smile and keep going

Mouth agape, eyes wide, heart stopped, exam grades posted. Chagrin even outweighs the slipping, slimy drool slithering down your chin. As painful as it is to admit it, your grade, much lower than you had anticipated. How could this have happened? Were all those late, carpal-tunnel inducing n…

July 08, 2013 12:00 am
LeBron James greeting

LeBron James greeting

The Heat's LeBron James is greeted by fans during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Bulls in Miami.

May 18, 2013 3:16 pm
Michael Jordan, dunking

Michael Jordan, dunking

Chicago Bulls' guard Michael Jordan captured the slam dunk contest prior to the 1987 NBA All-Star game at Seattle's King Dome.

May 18, 2013 2:47 pm
AL HAMNIK: Toni Kukoc fame extends beyond 1.8 seconds

AL HAMNIK: Toni Kukoc fame extends beyond 1.8 seconds

One event can define you for life, particularly in sports where the goat lives on forever.

February 28, 2013 8:00 pm
Current stars celebrate Jordan at 50

Current stars celebrate Jordan at 50

HOUSTON | Michael Jordan turned 50 on Sunday, giving this year's All-Stars a chance to reflect on his illustrious career and how much he still means to the sport.

February 17, 2013 9:30 pm

Fast-break nets steal of Jordan ballcard

LAPORTE | A potentially valuable card of basketball legend Michael Jordan was among the items stolen in a series of LaPorte-area vehicle break-ins.

January 17, 2013 2:08 pm
OFFBEAT: Jackson Cirque du Soleil show heart-pounding

OFFBEAT: Jackson Cirque du Soleil show heart-pounding

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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AL HAMNIK: OKC Thunder rolling toward a possible dynasty?

AL HAMNIK: OKC Thunder rolling toward a possible dynasty?

This isn't easy to admit, having covered Michael Jordan and his six-time NBA champion Bulls.

June 05, 2012 6:30 pm
OFFBEAT: Actor Chris O'Donnell lending voice to new documentary about heart research

OFFBEAT: Actor Chris O'Donnell lending voice to new documentary about heart research

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 14, 2012 12:00 am
Michael Jordan's Steak House Garlic Bread with Wisconsin Cheese Fondue

Michael Jordan's Steak House Garlic Bread with Wisconsin Cheese Fondue

Michael Jordan's favorite Garlic Bread is served swimming in a creamy, warm and rich pool of Wisconsin Ader Käse Reserve blue cheese fondue at his new Michael Jordan's Steak House on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

December 28, 2011 12:00 am
Dining Room at Michael Jordan's Steak House on Michigan Avenue Chicago

Dining Room at Michael Jordan's Steak House on Michigan Avenue Chicago

The new Michael Jordan's Steak House along Michigan Avenue in Chicago features richly designed elegant gathering spaces which occupy the previous second floor dining room and first floor lobby bar spaces at the Hotel InterContinenal.

December 28, 2011 12:00 am
Scoring major points: Michael Jordan's Steak House new location a delicious win

Scoring major points: Michael Jordan's Steak House new location a delicious win

Not only are the holidays a reason to celebrate, but also the return of cheering NBA basketball fans.

December 28, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Ex-Bull sharpshooter couldn't connect on extending his career

A 40-percent career 3-point shooter, ex-Bull Craig Hodges still has a beautiful shot at age 51.

August 22, 2011 10:00 pm
Decade later, ex-No. 1 pick Kwame Brown producing

Decade later, ex-No. 1 pick Kwame Brown producing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | It's been almost 10 years since then-Wizards boss Michael Jordan made Kwame Brown the No. 1 overall draft pick. For Brown, that's meant a decade of ridicule.

January 25, 2011 7:15 pm
Jordan's Bobcats down Bulls 96-91 behind Augustin

Jordan's Bobcats down Bulls 96-91 behind Augustin

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | All of Michael Jordan's moves lately seem to be working for the Bobcats. His old team learned that firsthand on Wednesday night.

January 12, 2011 10:00 am
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