| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Here are my favorite concerts from 2012:
1. Neutral Milk Hotel at Athenaeum Theatre, Feb. 6: After releasing two acclaimed albums in the ‘90s, Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum drifted away for more than a decade. His return stacked up as...
| May 9, 2015
| 3:07 PM
As Derrick Rose stoically described the biggest shot he has made in years late Friday night at the United Center, his body bounced steadily.
Rose's knees bobbed and his feet tapped. He couldn't sit still. Sure, Rose was excited. But he also appeared...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:57 PM
On the giant scoreboard inside the United Center during the first period of the Blackhawks' 4-3 victory over the Wild on Friday night, the image of former Hawks center Michal Handzus appeared.
The home crowd of 21,851 roared at the sight. Maybe the Wild...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 10:27 PM
A familiar echo bounced off the walls of the United Center at one point Saturday night after a familiar Blackhawks goalie made another save.
"COR-EY! COR-EY!" the fans chanted.
"I could hear it,'' Corey Crawford said after stopping all 13 shots he...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 12:19 AM
When Game 4 at the United Center finally ended, at 1:17 a.m. Wednesday with a Brent Seabrook blast in the third overtime, Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling hoisted a weary arm with the rest of his teammates while Predators goalie Pekke Rinne hung his head....
| Jun 13, 2015
| 9:38 PM
The Stanley Cup will be in the house Monday at the United Center, and the Chicago Blackhawks will have a chance to make the hallowed trophy feel at home there for a while.
Center Antoine Vermette, a late-season acquisition who was a healthy scratch...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 7:40 PM
Chicago's new media Darling stood in front of his locker Sunday at the United Center after the Blackhawks' 4-2 victory over the Predators and sheepishly answered questions about his goalie mask.
Not that long ago Scott Darling could walk into a local...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 8:08 PM
The man of the minute, Joakim Noah hoisted the NBA Cares Community Assist award over his head Wednesday night at the United Center and displayed it to the crowd of 21,753 like it was the Larry O'Brien Trophy.
The look in Noah's eye and grin on his...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 5:28 PM
Wisconsin's Duje Dukan front-rimmed his first 3-point try Friday. He then was smothered on a drive and misfired on a jumper. He was pointless at halftime against Michigan, not the way he wanted his United Center return to go.
Dukan must have been...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 7:42 PM
As Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp pondered what Monday night might produce in a sports city waiting to exhale, a question caused him to reflect on the days he appreciates now more than ever — days that seem much further away than nearly a decade....
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:42 PM
At some point in the next month, somebody close to Derrick Rose needs to pull the Bulls star aside and make him realize more than a playoff run hinges on his return.
Rose’s legacy hangs in the balance too.
Nothing Rose said Monday at the...