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  • Alligator's Bruce Iglauer among Chicagoans of the Year

    Alligator's Bruce Iglauer among Chicagoans of the Year
    Each year the Tribune recognizes a handful of Chicagoans as its artists of the year. This year, Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer is among them. Here's why: The Chicago Blues Festival reserved its final night last June for a birthday party:...
  • Red Wings End 2011 with 12th Straight Home Win; Blank Blues 3-0

    Red Wings End 2011 with 12th Straight Home Win; Blank Blues 3-0
    Jimmy Howard made 31 saves to record his career-high fourth shutout of the season, and the Detroit Red Wings extended their home dominance with a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues. Johan Franzen, Justin Abdelkader and Jiri Hudler each contributed a...
  • Lester Rodney dies at 98; Daily Worker sports editor fought segregation in major league baseball

    Lester Rodney dies at 98; Daily Worker sports editor fought segregation in major league baseball
    Lester Rodney, the sports editor and columnist for the American Communist Party newspaper the Daily Worker who crusaded to end segregation in major league baseball in the 1930s and '40s, has died. He was 98. Rodney died of age-related causes Sunday at...
  • Richard 'Duke' Llewellyn dies at 93; L.A. Athletic Club executive began John R. Wooden Award

    Richard 'Duke' Llewellyn dies at 93; L.A. Athletic Club executive began John R. Wooden Award
    Richard "Duke" Llewellyn, the longtime executive of the Los Angeles Athletic Club who conceived of the John R. Wooden Award given annually to the country's outstanding men's and women's college basketball players, died early Friday of congestive heart...
  • Fight Night Returns to Yankee Stadium

    Fight Night Returns to Yankee Stadium
    Daniel Flores handed a digital camera to a friend and grabbed a place next to Babe Ruth's monument in the famous park beyond the center-field wall at Yankee Stadium. This was a no-brainer for the 29-year-old Army officer and Miguel Cotto backer. "I'm...
  • Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70

    Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70
    Robert Graham, a Los Angeles sculptor with a towering public presence who designed major civic monuments across the nation, died Saturday at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, his friend Roy Doumani said. Graham, who had been ill for about six months,...
  • Broadway Boxing Gym a positive outlet for South L.A.

    Broadway Boxing Gym a positive outlet for South L.A.
    Like an aging prizefighter with an iron jaw, the Broadway Boxing Gym has taken its share of punches over the last three decades. The gritty, no-frills South Los Angeles gym, once a beacon for world-class fighters, fell into decay in the late 1990s. Its...
  • Penguins Beat Red Wings, Win Stanley Cup

    Penguins Beat Red Wings, Win Stanley Cup
    DETROIT -- Slide over Super Mario and make room on the Stanley Cup for a new batch of Pittsburgh Penguins. Max Talbot scored two second-period goals, and the Penguins overcame the loss of captain Sidney Crosby and a whole lot of history to beat the...
  • Reward Offered in 1977 Murder of 'Rocky' Figure

    LOS ANGELES -- A $50,000 reward is being offered for information that helps solve the 1977 murder of a local boxing manager and gym owner who inspired the character of Mickey in the "Rocky" movies. Howard Steindler, 72, was beaten by two men and forced...
  • 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...
  • Live: B.B. King and Bono at the Kodak Theatre

    Live: B.B. King and Bono at the Kodak Theatre
    Invite Bono and the Edge to a night celebrating B.B. King, and odds are pretty good there will be some "Rattle and Hum" in the air. Lucky music fans who attended the Thelonious Monk Institute's annual benefit show at the Kodak Theatre on Sunday watched...