| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:48 AM
David Otunga doesn’t think he’s funny. The typically confident Harvard Law graduate-turned-reality-TV-star-turned WWE Superstar made this observation three times during our conversation about his new stand-up comedy venture.
Why, then, go to...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 7:20 PM
You didn’t have to wait until my Monday column to hear Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari went out on a date over the weekend. The once-private Cutler tweeted his plans to his 150,000 followers Friday.
“Dinner date night with @KristinCav,&...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:47 AM
When the Cubs’ Ryan Dempster hosts his annual Casino Night fundraiser, he and his teammates come decked out in white tuxedos with black bow ties. When fellow Cub Randy Wells hosted his benefit concert with Texas Red Dirt singer Stoney LaRue at Joe&...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Nashville defenseman Shea Weber rammed Detroit center Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass at the end of their playoff opener Wednesday night.
Weber missed the first time, but got the Red Wings center the second. Weber rammed Zetterberg’...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:27 PM
The nine Connecticut billionaires that made this year's Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans have a combined net worth of more than $50 billion, more than 2.5 times the size of the entire state budget.
As a group, their net worth is up by about two-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:31 AM
WWE’s “Raw” taped Monday at the Allstate Arena, which is why there was a influx of WWE Superstar and Diva sightings around the Chicago area – particularly Rosemont.
WWE Superstar John Cena dined Sunday at Gibson’s Bar &...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:45 AM
It's impossible to go through the 2000 Super Bowl season without remembering the Ravens' divisional playoff win over the Tennessee Titans in Nashville.
There is no better game in team history. I covered it live and have watched it six times on tape....
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:12 AM
The Bears’ Devin Hester estimates he plays video games just about every day. He said it’s due in part to the free time he has and the fact that he feels he can’t go out in public much. His wife doesn’t mind — after all, it...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 12:31 PM
The G.T.S. Pizza is coming back to Ian's Pizza just in time for Thanksgiving.
The pizza -- inspired by WWE Superstar CM Punk and his finishing move The G.T.S (Go To Sleep) -- features smoked turkey leg, sliced potatoes, swiss cheese and French fried...
| Mar 25, 2011
You folks are fired up about everything from Gov. Rick Scott to my communist tendencies. I can understand the concern for both.
But we'll start with the hot topic of the week — how the NRA and Florida legislators have teamed up to take on the most...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:26 AM
The day after Lockport native CM Punk won the WWE Championship at the Allstate Arena in mid-July, there were photos on TMZ of Punk celebrating with the title on the streets of Chicago. Not long after that, Punk was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live&...