| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:50 PM
Forget the Magic's six-game losing streak. The Bulls continued their habit of playing down to their competition at home, falling 121-114 Monday night at the United Center. Nikola Vucevic posted his league-best 23rd double-double with 33...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:54 PM
I was on vacation for about two weeks, which is why some of the celebrity sightings below are a bit older. Better late than never:
- DJ Calvin Harris dined Dec. 17 at RPM Steak while in the area to perform at 103.5 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball. Fall...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Harrison Niego was in a familiar spot Friday night against Downers Grove North, after the Trojans had just reeled off 12 straight points to trim Lyons’ lead to 40-39 at the start of the final quarter.
The Lions needed to slow down the run, and...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:01 PM
Goaltender Semyon Varlamov made 54 saves Tuesday night to lead the Avalanche to a 2-0 victory over the Blackhawks night at the United Center. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist and Maxime Talbot also scored to provide all the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:26 PM
Before his team blasted the Bulls 97-77 at the United Center, Jazz coach Quin Snyder sounded like someone choosing between shoveling and snow-blowing his driveway Wednesday when describing what concerned him most.
Whatever option Snyder chose, he feared...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:49 PM
In another offensive shootout, Pau Gasol's 27 points and 14 rebounds led the Bulls to a pulsating 114-105 victory against the Rockets on Monday night at the United Center. Jimmy Butler added 22 points and Derrick Rose contributed 19 points...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Four of the Blackhawks on the ice for the national anthem before Sunday night's game at the United Center are headed to the NHL All-Star Game.
Less than a minute after the opening faceoff against the Stars, a fifth All-Star jumped over the boards during...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:13 PM
As we roll into a new concert season, here are my favorite shows from 2014:
1. DJ Spinn, July 19 at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park: Only two months earlier, DJ Spinn's friend and fellow footwork pioneer DJ Rashad was found dead at age 34...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp will be playing in his 700th NHL game Monday night against the Nashville Predators at the United Center.
"I didn't realize it was 700; I thought it was another couple games," Sharp said. "That's a big number. It...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Jonathan Toews scored the lone shootout goal to lift the Blackhawks to a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Predators on Monday night at the United Center. The Hawks twice rallied from deficits — including being down 3-0 midway through the...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 3:40 PM
The North Carolina Tar Heels came to Chicago to face Ohio State in a made-for-television basketball event at the United Center that also featured Kentucky and Ohio State. As a proud Tar Heel graduate, my interest was all on the team in light blue.