| 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.
| Dec 23, 2014
| 9:28 PM
The Blackhawks can count on one hand how many games they have been thoroughly outplayed this season.
Actually, they can use one finger.
"If we look at all year, this is one game that will stick out," coach Joel Quenneville said after the Jets...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Carmelo Anthony returned to the United Center Thursday for the first time since since the Chicago Bulls wined and dined him during July free agency.
Coach Tom Thibodeau enjoyed the opportunity to better get to know the Knicks star and offered nothing...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Carmelo Anthony's first trip to the United Center since the Bulls wined and dined him when he was a free agent in July recalled the 2010-11 season.
That's when the Bulls, after aggressively pursuing eventual Heat-bound LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and...