| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:18 PM
One day early in Jeannie Morris' groundbreaking 24-year career as a Chicago sports broadcaster, she encountered an angry Ted Williams in the dugout of old Comiskey Park.
The baseball legend, then the manager of the Rangers, prepared Morris for the...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The snow fell hard, slowing passes and quickening heart rates of those charged with shoveling it off the ice during stoppages. The wind swirled off Lake Michigan. The Chicago skyline stood illuminated outside Soldier Field.
These outdoor hockey games...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:25 PM
To feed his appetite for hockey during the 34 days between Blackhawks home games, Chairman Rocky Wirtz went to Rockford to see the IceHogs, his team's minor league affiliate.
After Wirtz's visit, the IceHogs went 8-0-1. Somewhere, an IceHogs marketing...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Keith Olbermann might not have fully realized it, but he picked the right time to get back into sports, where the coverage, for the most part, hasn't caught up with the news.
It's been noted that sports once led society -- witness Jackie Robinson...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:52 PM
On the day before Thanksgiving every November, LifePath and the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants have a banquet as a fundraiser and bring in some big sports name to serve as its main speaker.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The reigning Coolest Guy on the Planet is on the phone, sounding a lot like your old man.
"I think when an employer pays you $2, you ought to give him $3 worth of work," Pete Carroll is saying from Seattle.
Gather 'round, folks, for I'm...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:50 PM
When the NFL scouting combine kicks off this week in Indianapolis, the Lions will enjoy the privilege of having a good-to-great player at almost every position and a fair amount of young depth.
"A lot of things are in place right now," ESPN analyst...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Uncle Jesse isn't the only one who can play this game. With the news that the men of "Full House" have reassembled for a Super Bowl commercial, we've got some powerhouse '90s reunion ideas of our own.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
When you think...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Mike Ditka has weighed in on the upcoming outdoor Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and he didn't mince words.
The Hall of Fame player who spent much of his career playing big games in cold, inclement weather said planning the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Isn't it weird that the dissenting voices you hear complaining about the cold-weather Super Bowl aren't coming from the current, new-age players and coaches, but from the former, old-school players and coaches?
You'd think if anybody would relish...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Headline: Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid' It is, I guess. Or, rather, risky. Cold weather isn't so terrible for football. The key playoff games are often held in frigid conditions. And the average temperature range on an......