| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:02 PM
The Sports Xchange
Ex-Penguin Morozov retires
Former Pittsburgh Penguins right winger Aleksey Morozov announced his retirement.
Morozov, 37, has been playing in Russia since the NHL lockout-canceled 2004-05 campaign. He spent seven seasons in...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:23 AM
"Scandal" guest star Joe Morton and "Saturday Night Live" host Jimmy Fallon led the list of surprise winners Saturday night at the Creative Arts Emmys, while Uzo Aduba beat out Tina Fey and Melissa McCarthy to pick up her first Emmy for "Orange Is the New...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Perhaps you saw the video of Indiana Pacers star Paul George's gruesome leg injury. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford watched it. Forgive him if he saw Sidney Crosby's face on George's fallen body. Or Evgeni Malkin's face. "We all take risks when...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Eddy Alvarez won an Olympic silver medal because of his speed, but he now is facing a different kind of fast.
"Seeing a 96-mph fastball thrown at you," Alvarez said. "I don't think I've ever seen pitching that fast coming at me."
The day Alvarez...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Joel Quenneville tapped into his stable of hockey friends and hired Kevin Dineen as an assistant coach for the Blackhawks on Monday.
Dineen, who coached the Canadian women's national team to the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, was a teammate of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:37 AM
The International Olympic Committee has named three cities -- the only cities still interested -- to its official list of candidates for the 2022 Winter Games.
The bids of Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan, were approved by the IOC's executive board....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:11 PM
On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport.
The 26-year-old Chicagoan is among 22 athletes, along with swimming legend Michael...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven."
Nominations by Series:
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
| Jul 23, 2014
It's easy to forget that there is also some good news in the world.
For one thing, the overlords of big-time college sports seem resigned to getting their comeuppance.
Predicting the outcome of court cases is as fruitless as trying to fill out a...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Japan's Foreign Ministry lodged a "strong protest" Wednesday over Russian military exercises on two islands seized by the Soviet Union after World War II and claimed by both countries.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the war games on Etorofu...