| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Lady Gaga is ready to hear applause in arenas across North America this spring. The always provocative pop star is readying a tour in support of her latest album, “Artpop.”
Billed as “artRave: The ARTPOP Ball” Gaga’s...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Fight recognize fight.
Benson Henderson and Josh Thomson, UFC lightweight contenders who will headline the Jan. 25 card in Chicago, got an intense United Center preview Tuesday. Between participating in Shoot the Puck and watching the game, they came...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Ringling Bros. could have used Luol Deng when the circus was in town last week.
The 28-year-old forward has been juggling roles in the wake of Derrick Rose's season-ending injury last month. His latest position: the Bulls' go-to guy.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
State Farm Champions Classic 2013 TV schedule: In its third year, the State Farm Champions Classic showcases top college basketball programs Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky. This year’s edition Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30pm ET (ESPN), at the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The Chicago Sports Commission announced Wednesday the city is a finalist for six NCAA championships.
The NCAA will pick the sites by Dec. 11.
The sports commission submitted the bids in conjunction with schools and venues.
The events are:
| Oct 31, 2013
The United Center may be home to the Stanley Cup champions, but some inner-city kids in Chicago have never even heard of the Blackhawks, let alone held a hockey stick in their hands.
Teacher Christopher Hennessy of Haines Elementary School is working...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:17 PM
In overnight violence in Chicago, a man was found beaetn to death Saturday morning in Washington Park and at least eight people were shot since late Friday night, including two men wounded inside Wicker Park, authorities said. About 7:05 a.m. Saturday,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It took a while, but New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera finally got his sendoff in what was likely his final appearance at Camden Yards.
A rain delay pushed back the Orioles' ceremony honoring the retiring Rivera. But when the future Hall of Famer...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Get ready to see a different side of the Bears' Jay Cutler, according to his wife, Kristin Cavallari.
Cutler and Cavallari will be playing themselves on Wednesday's episode of FXX's "The League," which sees the couple unknowingly befriend the characters...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:25 PM
He's launching his "All the Hits All Night Long" tour Wednesday night, so Lionel Richie spent the night before honing his moves - with an exclusive crowd of VIPs at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino watching.
"It's the first show before the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:33 PM
After Derrick Rose hit his second straight 3-pointer in the third quarter Thursday night against the Knicks, he took a deep breath before heading to the Bulls bench for a timeout.
A city exhaled with him.
The sequence said everything's going to be OK,...