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  • CBS Radio bets big on Cubs

     CBS Radio bets big on Cubs
    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...
  • Ray Rice news conference was a media disaster

    Ray Rice news conference was a media disaster
    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...
  • Cubs will honor Jack Brickhouse Friday

    Cubs will honor Jack Brickhouse Friday
    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...
  • Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    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...
  • On The Border

    On The Border
    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...
  • Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist

    Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70. His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...
  • Watching progress on former Centre Theatre on North Avenue

    Watching progress on former Centre Theatre on North Avenue
    After spending a few hours inside the former Centre Theatre on North Avenue, I had no trouble envisioning its dazzling future. What had been a partially roofless, water-saturated spongy mess of wet plaster is now thoroughly cleaned, a shell full of...
  • Baltimore-area natives lift Uganda to success in world lacrosse championships

    Baltimore-area natives lift Uganda to success in world lacrosse championships
    Andrew Boston wore a headlamp so he could walk to the bus stop at night. He carried a lacrosse stick to ward off wild dogs, and then he waited for a bus that might not come. For Uganda to be ready for its historic debut on the world stage, he knew he...
  • Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend

    Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend
    Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business. And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef. "I was struggling,"...
  • Univision's second-quarter profit soars with World Cup soccer

    Boosted by the popularity of its soccer telecasts, Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications' second-quarter profit more than doubled compared to the previous year. For the quarter ended June 30, Univision posted net income of $98 million --...
  • Party-goers line up for July 4th Grand Park block party

    Party-goers line up for July 4th Grand Park block party
    Lines of people eager to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with music, food and fireworks formed well before Grand Park opened its gates Friday afternoon. About 25,000 people are expected at the city's second annual Independence Day block party,...