| Feb 17, 2013
| 7:36 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- Cubs games have been broadcast on WGN-TV since 1948, a relationship that has been beneficial to both under three sets of ownership.
The hiring of Harry Caray and the move to become a superstation status spread the gospel of Cubs baseball...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Friendly and thoughtful Twitter followers and emailers have been wondering where I’ve been while Patrick Kane has gotten off to the best start of his career.
The answer is, the same place they’ve been: Watching Kane get off to the best start...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:31 PM
On June 11, two days before the tournament began, Golf Channel's Rich Lerner labeled Merion the No. 1 story line for the U.S. Open.
It turns out, the Lehigh Valley native was prophetic.
Because it seemed to me the historic golf course, the...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:02 PM
After a recent Blackhawks playoff loss, a friend clued Susannah Collins in to the Internet buzz comparing her legacy to one of Chicago's most infamous animals — not exactly the way she once imagined leaving her mark on the city.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:26 PM
ARDMORE —Rich Lerner has not forgotten where he came from, and will happily remind anyone who will listen of his Lehigh Valley roots.
Lerner, an Allentown native, is back home — well, at least sort of — this week as one of the...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:03 AM
Maryland to host panel discussion on risks of playing sports
Maryland's Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism will host a panel Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss the risks of playing sports, from children to professionals. Panelists include...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:52 PM
O.J. Simpson. …Tiger Woods. …Jerry Sandusky. … Lance Armstrong. …and now, sadly, maybe even Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o.
The list of people who turn out to be not exactly who we thought they were seems to grow daily in the...
| Jan 10, 2013
Backstrom seeing specialist for neck injury
Nicklas Backstrom is visiting a specialist in Michigan after suffering a neck injury while playing in the Kontinental Hockey League during the lockout, a Washington Capitals spokesman confirmed....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Say what you will about the Eagles and the moves they make, and say what you will about the poor decisions made by coach Andy Reid on and off the field, and there were plenty in 2012, but it's hard to imagine a classier parting of the ways than what...
| May 8, 2013
"The past is never dead. It's not even past," William Faulkner wrote more than 60 years ago, long before the sound and the fury of online chatter and the Internet's capacity for keeping one's personal history ever-present and unburied.
The road people...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:35 PM
In case you haven't noticed, this isn't your father's sports television landscape.
Things continue to change rapidly, and the old saying that goes "You can't tell the players without a scorecard" has now changed to "You can't tell who's doing the game...