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  • Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman

    Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman
    On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory. It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
  • Blackhawks need to keep core of roster intact

     Blackhawks need to keep core of roster intact
    From the sound of things, the biggest cosmetic change to the Blackhawks next season will be obvious at the first team meeting — by looking at Patrick Kane's beard. "I told some of the guys I'm going to grow it out for the summer," Kane kidded...
  • Boobies and Redskins semantic issues tinged with elements of political correctness

    Boobies and Redskins semantic issues tinged with elements of political correctness
    The two news stories appeared on the same day and were totally unrelated, except that they suggested there's a very selective process in some minds for deciding what does or does not represent free speech. On the front page of The Morning Call on...
  • Darryl Sutter is Kings' leading man, even if it doesn't suit his style

    Darryl Sutter is Kings' leading man, even if it doesn't suit his style
    The face of Hollywood's hockey revolution looks like a closed fist. The most powerful voice of Tinseltown's growing hockey chorus is an undiscernible mumble. The biggest name on the Southland's coolest sports powerhouse is one that many people...
  • Coaching, adapting as much in play for businesses as sports teams

    Coaching, adapting as much in play for businesses as sports teams
    These days, when he puts on his suit and tie, he goes to work before a deafening throng of more than 20,000 paying customers, not to mention hundreds of thousands more following on TV and radio. His performance and that of those under him invite enough...
  • 10 things about Hawks' sudden offseason

    10 things about Hawks' sudden offseason
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing that was either the Blackhawks’ 2013-14 postmortem or the 2014-15 pregame show, pick one: 1. Maybe Stan Bowman is telling the truth, or maybe he’s lying. “I don’t think we’re...
  • Kings have the will, find a way to beat Rangers in Game 1

    Kings have the will, find a way to beat Rangers in Game 1
    Is there no end to the Kings' resilience, no situation too dire for them to wiggle out of, even if they skate off with the hair at the ends of their lengthy playoff beards singed from the flames they just escaped? Heavy-legged Wednesday in the first...
  • Kings make a meal of a Big Apple turnover

    Kings make a meal of a Big Apple turnover
    Staples Center was so quiet, you could have heard a tooth drop. The Kings looked so exhausted, it was if they were skating through a natural nightmare. "Sometimes … it's quicksand," said Trevor Lewis. That was Wednesday's Game 1 of the...
  • Kings are a quality team that is built to last

    Kings are a quality team that is built to last
    The blades of their skates cut deep and wide now, far beyond the chilly ice and raucous fans at Staples Center, far past even the highest of hopes for a black-shirted hockey team in a bright and sunny land. When Alec Martinez slapped a shot past the New...
  • Feds deserve to lose the Derrick Smith trial

    Feds deserve to lose the Derrick Smith trial
    As I follow the coverage of the ongoing federal corruption trial of state Rep. Derrick Smith, D-Chicago, one word keeps coming to mind: Really? With all the venal, ethically greasy pols and bureaucrats slithering through our state and local halls of...
  • Ballmer's Clippers bid: A Chicago appreciation?

     Ballmer's Clippers bid: A Chicago appreciation?
    Steve Ballmer's reported $2 billion bid for the Los Angeles Clippers shows us sports team valuations are like the pricey palaces some of these pro franchises call home. The roof moves, sliding back and forth as conditions warrant. If the Clippers, whose...