| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:47 PM
Lemont’s Bret Kooi the SouthtownStar 2014 Football Coach of the Year
Bret Kooi has been around long enough to know that when it comes to player personnel and game-planning, it’s not wise for a coach to try to fit square pegs...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:06 PM
When The Game 87.7, WGN's short-lived foray into FM sports talk radio, ends its run in December, its hosts will have to find a new home to rant about defenseless Bears, hobbled Bulls and capricious station management.
But what happens post-Game?
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Burst pipes at Tribune Tower knocked WGN-AM 720 off the air for 20 minutes during the 6 a.m. hour of the Steve Cochran show.
The water streamed down from the ninth floor, where the pipes burst, and reached the radio studios on the seventh floor,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Tribune Media plans to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
The amendment to the Form 10 registration, which was initially filed in September, includes...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Tribune Media is set to begin trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO.
The Chicago-based media company announced Tuesday it has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to list its stock on the NYSE,...
| Nov 29, 2014
There was no memo, no sit-down with the bosses, no walk down the hall to human resources. Sports radio talker Ben Finfer learned he would be out of work by the end of the year via Twitter.
WGWG-LP 87.7 The Game — the Tribune Media station for...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Chicago Cubs have hired their manager, begun renovations on their historic ballpark and are restocking their Major League team with promising young talent and the expectation of free agents to come, leaving one major item on their off-season to-do...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Nine months after the bosses of WGN-AM 720 launched Chicago's first FM sports/talk station, they're throwing in the towel on the ambitious but unprofitable venture. Tribune Media will cease programming on WGWG-LP 87.7, known as The Game 87.7...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:37 PM
The decision to pull the plug on FM sports talk radio station The Game on Thursday after nine months on the air was not an easy one for WGN-AM 720 president Jimmy de Castro.
It was even harder on staffers, including at least one who found out while on...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As Fox completes its station swap in the San Francisco market, the station group turns its focus to consolidating its grip on another lucrative NFL market: Seattle.
Fox has been playing hardball for months with Tribune Media in an effort to acquire...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Facing a sunlit office window on Sand Lake Road, the man who brought Trader Joe's to Orlando carefully eyes the half-built 450-foot-tall observation wheel he's having constructed on International Drive.
Orlando developer Chuck Whittall breezes down a...