| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Most NHL coaches divide the season into quarters or 10-game segments and set goals for wins or points. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau takes a shorter-term view, preferring to break things down into digestible, one-week chunks.
"That just comes from when I...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Andy Warhol famously said that in the future, everyone would have 15 minutes of fame.
But that didn't stop him from focusing his camera lenses and other image-making implements on folks whose ride on the wagon of celebrity figured to last somewhat...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerry Buss was so strongly associated with the Lakers and their championships that it's easy to forget he was the Kings' second owner — and that they were more to him than a throw-in item when he bought the Lakers, the Forum, the Kings and a 13,000-...
| Jun 10, 2013
In a bathroom inside the United Center near the media work area not long before his son made Blackhawks history late Saturday night, Pat Kane Sr. looked as anxious as Chicago felt.
"Going to be quite a finish," I said upon encountering Mr. Kane.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Matt Hoppe remembers finally getting his hands on a red and white Titan hockey stick -- the one Wayne Gretzky was using to set record after record -- and plopping down in front of the television to spend 45 minutes applying tape to create the perfect...
| Jun 2, 2013
This is A Tale of Two Messes — well, actually three messes, but three doesn't fit the tired sports writing metaphor. Besides, I'm not sure that "mess" fully describes the inane garbage that comes out of the mouth of Ohio State president E. Gordon...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:40 PM
For second-wave Blackhawks fans, you've finally got a real reason to hate Detroit. Since Chicago's 2009 playoff elimination at the hands of the Wings, the historically testy rivalry hasn't featured the same acrimony as Vancouver. Or St. Louis. Or even...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The Magic played the defending champion Heat for the first time since Nik Vucevic left in that nasty trade saga.
That was Dwight Howard.
Just got the big men confused after watching Dwight, er, Nik.
Playing the game of his young NBA...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Did your parents ever tell you that if you work real hard and keep your head down, the rest will take care of itself?
As far as career advice goes, that's just not true.
You've been at your job for a little while now. You love the...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:37 PM
NEW YORK — Sometimes the King wins. And sometimes the serfs win.
The Yankees' Andy Pettitte might be the king of Game 2 in New York postseason lore, but Henrik Lundqvist had developed into the lord of Game 3. Entering this third game of the...