| Aug 9, 2014
The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers......
| Aug 5, 2014
The 8-inch touch-screen in Cars.com's 2014 Chevrolet Impala long-term test car is a powerful command center. Powered by Chevrolet's MyLink software, you can use its touch-screen to access and control far more features than just the audio system. More on.....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
The Chicago Cubs formally announced a partnership with CBS Radio Thursday, moving the games to WBBM 780-AM next season and ending a play-by-play history on WGN-AM 720 dating back 90 years.
Cubs games will be broadcast on AM only, officials said at a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Whether or not they will be the same Chicago Cubs next season, fans will hear their radio call on a new home: WBBM-AM 780.
The Cubs signed a long-term deal with the CBS-owned station to carry the team’s games beginning next season. They will...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Next year won't be the first time WBBM-AM 780 will be airing Cubs games.
The station also carried the Cubs from 1929 to '40, along with several other outlets in town.
Talk about good timing. The Cubs were a powerhouse, winning four National League...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:05 AM
UPDATES AT END...
Ray Rice’s Friday news conference was one of those media events I wanted to give myself some time to think about.
Now that I’ve thought about it for almost 24 hours, I can say without reservation it is one of the worst...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Almost 33 years after he broadcast his last Cubs game, and nearly 16 years after his death, Jack Brickhouse finally is getting his long-awaited tribute at Wrigley Field.
The ebullient television and radio announcer, who broadcast Cubs games on WGN-9...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:22 PM
When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer.
Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Vin Diesel has proved he can sing a song by Sam Smith — and Sam Smith thinks Vin Diesel was pretty flippin' awesome when he was singing it.
While Diesel was doing publicity for "Guardians of the Galaxy," British radio station Capital FM...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:18 PM
While the politicians in Washington and elsewhere are bloviating, well over 52,000 kids are languishing in the Southwest because our elected representatives can’t get it together to write workable, practical immigration laws. I heard a woman on my...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:39 PM
In their 1962 breakthrough hit "Surfin' Safari," the Beach Boys sang about "anglin' in Laguna."
This year, Laguna Beach angled for them. And, to quote another surf-rock classic, it caught a wave.
The venerable band will headline Sept. 27 at the second...