| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:41 PM
"I would rather spend the weekend in jail than watch that game again." — former Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, on his WSCR 670-AM postgame show last week.
Patrick Mannelly knew he was in for a Monday unlike any he had experienced. For 16 seasons...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:52 PM
California Chrome continued his charmed existence on the road to the Triple Crown of horse racing Wednesday by drawing a favorable No. 3 post position for Saturday's Preakness Stakes.
The race, 1 3/16 miles run at venerable Pimlico track for a $1.5-...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Miranda Lambert can point to all sorts of things she has now that she didn't have a decade ago when she launched her career in country music.
The singer and songwriter has racked up a string of four hit albums, six No. 1 chart hits, a Grammy Award, 18...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:21 PM
After winning the 139th Preakness on Saturday, California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn went out of his way to praise the hospitality he received while in Baltimore this week.
But he also made some pointed remarks about the way his group was treated...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Break out the bourbon and grab the most lavish hat you own. The Kentucky Derby, known as the two most exiting minutes in sports is happening Saturday at Churchill Downs. And the best way to enjoy the race is with a cocktail in hand.
But when the...
| Apr 13, 2014
Just about two weeks ago, this newspaper and WGN Radio quietly celebrated 90 years together. But in a few months, they will be calling it quits.
The Tribune Co.'s broadcast and publishing divisions are going their separate ways, ending a media...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:10 AM
On Saturday night, it seemed a foregone conclusion that we'd see Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champion California Chrome run for a Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes on June 7.
But on Sunday morning, the horse's trainer Art Sherman said that...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A day after California Chrome won the Preakness, his trainer raised the startling possibility he might not try for the Triple Crown because of New York rules barring a nasal adhesive strip the colt has used in recent races.
If California Chrome were to...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:48 PM
California Chrome took his first steps Wednesday on the Belmont track that could lead him to a place in horse racing immortality.
The Triple Crown contender went on a leisurely jog around the dirt track with his regular exercise rider Willie Delgado....
| May 18, 2014
Hopefully the current dispute between licensed cabbies and UberX drivers over the right to pick up passengers at O'Hare and Midway will remain a battle of emails, because Chicago's earlier cab wars inevitably escalated to exchanges of bullets and bombs....
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....