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  • Chicago Blackhawks fall 3-2 in OT

    Chicago Blackhawks fall 3-2 in OT
    DETROIT -- Brian Campbell said he would make the same play "a hundred more times." Unfortunately for the veteran defenseman and his Blackhawks teammates, it only took one time for the Detroit Red Wings to capitalize on Campbell's turnover in overtime...
  • Red Wings have Blackhawks on ropes

    Red Wings have Blackhawks on ropes
    All the good news was delivered early. When the Blackhawks and Red Wings hit the United Center ice for their pregame skate before Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Sunday afternoon, Martin Havlat was skating for the home team while Nicklas Lidstrom...
  • Chicago Blackhawks lose to Detroit Red Wings 2-1

    Chicago Blackhawks lose to Detroit Red Wings 2-1
    The journey that took the Blackhawks through two head coaches, a game played outdoors on a baseball diamond and into the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1995 has come to an end. The Detroit Red Wings eliminated the Hawks from the...
  • "Joe Louis: Hard Times Man" by Randy Roberts

    "Joe Louis: Hard Times Man" by Randy Roberts
    "Joe Louis: Hard Times Man" By Randy Roberts Yale University Press, 308 pages, $27.50 Joe Louis was a titan, the undisputed heavyweight champion for more than twelve years (and a record 23 title defenses) and, probably, the greatest American hero of...
  • 'Nightmare' in New York City

    'Nightmare' in New York City
    GLENDALE — Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan and "Mean" Joe Greene hail from opposite coasts, but hardly come from different worlds and the two undefeated junior middleweight contenders, both 24, have a lot more in common than meets the eye....
  • Chicago food

    Chicago food
    With Taste of Chicago opening this Friday in a city once described as the "Hog Butcher of the World," let's take a look at 10 culinary curiosities: Centuries ago, one place along Lake Michigan developed a stinky reputation. Smelly plants (variously...
  • Chicago Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-2

    Chicago Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-2
    On paper, the Blackhawks' victory Saturday over the Detroit Red Wings had very little meaning. The game had no ramifications on the Western Conference playoff race as the Hawks already had wrapped up the fourth spot and home-ice advantage in the first...
  • "A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis" by Matt De La Pena

    "A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis" by Matt De La Pena
    "A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis" By Matt De La Pena, illustrated by Kadir Nelson Dial, $17.99, ages 6-9 This picture book biography connects the history of the young Joe Louis with the political history of the 1930s, beginning with...
  • Yogi, Whitey and others to visit ESPN booth Sunday

     
    Ideally, I should rewrite ESPN's news release about its plans for the final game at Yankee Stadium in my own words. But after all that Mike Francesa transcription and answering 113 questions in my live chat, I don't feel like......
  • Kings after deadline: Notes and quotes from their 5-0 victory over the Red Wings

     
    A few leftover notes from Jonathan Quick’s 51-save performance in the Kings’ 5-0 victory at Detroit on Monday: The shutout in Detroit was only the second in the Kings’ history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The only other one......
  • Final in Detroit: Kings 5, Red Wings 0 [Updated]

     
    At the Red Wings’ morning skate Coach Mike Babcock was asked his opinion of Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who played for him on Canada’s goal medal-winning Olympic team at the Vancouver Games. “He’s just better and smarter than everybody else,”...