Dirk Nowitzki celebrates with Tyson Chandler and Jason Kidd. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Chicago No Longer America’s Top Sports City

Chicago is no longer America’s top sports city, according to a ranking done by the Sporting News.


Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd

Governor Names Mavericks Honorary Ohioans

In addition to being awarded the Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA Champions, the Dallas Mavericks were given another honor following their 105-95 Game 6 win over the Miami Heat, they’ve been named Honorary Ohioans.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

Congratulations Miami Ad

Miami Newspaper Runs Ad Congratulating Heat For Winning Championship

The Miami Herald ran an ad in Monday’s paper congratulating the Heat on winning the NBA Championship, the only problem is that they didn’t, the Dallas Mavericks did.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

LeBron James

Cavs Owner: ‘There Are No Shortcuts’

Rarely has Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert passed up an opportunity to take a shot at his former superstar LeBron James, and Gilbert did it again shortly after the Heat lost to the Mavericks.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Jose Barea and Dirk Nowitzki

Mavs Beat Heat, Win First NBA Title In Franchise History

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are NBA champions, and they went through LeBron James for that long-awaited first title.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2011

Jason Terry

Mavs Need Win For Terry To Keep Championship Trophy Tattoo

Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry went out on a limb, and he did it in a fairly permanent way, in the form of a tattoo. With one more win, he’ll get to keep that tattoo of the NBA’s championship trophy – plus have the real thing.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James

Muller: Miami Heat On The Brink Of Elimination, That’s Fine By Me

Ever since the Miami Heat eliminated the Chicago Bulls in that joke of a series known as the Eastern Conference finals last month, I felt like I could literally get sick at the thought of the Miami Heat hoisting up the Larry O’ Brien Trophy.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Dirk Nowitzki

Mavs’ Fourth Quarter Run Gives Them 3-2 Series Lead

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks finally have the lead in these ultra-close NBA finals, and now it really is “now or never” for LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2011

LeBron James

Mavericks Guard: LeBron ‘Checked Out’ In Game 4

If the NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat wasn’t already interesting enough, Dallas guard DeShawn Stevenson just added a big storyline by calling out Miami’s LeBron James.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade

Dorfman: Heat Lose, We All Win

There is a reason we love sports. The drama, the athleticism, the unpredictability. But every so often we get a chance to watch a truly loathsome team lose a game they never should have and no matter the victor, we all enjoy the spoils.

670 The Score–06/03/2011

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade

Heat Confident Road To Title Can Go Through Miami

Good news for the Heat: They’re the only team still unbeaten at home in this year’s playoffs. Better news for the Heat: To win the NBA championship, they only need to stay that way.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2011

Robert "Tractor" Traylor

Former NBA Lottery Pick ‘Tractor’ Traylor Found Dead

Robert “Tractor” Traylor, the former NBA lottery pick and University of Michigan player has died at the age of 34.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Christian Eyenga

Record-Setting Loss For Cavs

A year ago the Cleveland Cavaliers were a contender for an NBA title. One “decision” later and they’ve set an NBA record for consecutive losses.


Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls Take On Nowitzki And Mavericks

Without Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah, the Chicago Bulls dropped a game to the Charlotte Bobcats. Tonight, the Bulls prepare for the Dallas Mavericks to come to the United Center, where the Bulls have played well all season.


Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls Take On Nowitzki And Mavericks

Game three of the Bulls ‘Circus Trip’ take the team to Dallas to take on Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks.