| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jenna Ushkowitz (“Glee”) had to share the spotlight with a famous French bulldog when she appeared Saturday at Paradise 4 Paws in Schiller Park.
The event was billed as Manny and Friends Halloween Costume Paw-ty and included an appearance by...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Jared Allen isn't kidding when he says he's a family man now.
The colorful Bears defensive end and his wife Amy took their soon-to-be-three-year-old daughter to Disney on Ice Presents Princesses and Heroes September 11 at the United Center. According to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Greatness comes to the United Center on Wednesday night. LeBron James will be in concert. He will be backed by the Miami Heat symphony.
The Heat are the reigning champions, they own a remarkable 27-game winning streak and James is the MVP, it’s...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:57 PM
I’m with Tom Thibodeau on this one.
I’d have kept Derrick Rose in the game, too.
I expect a lot of screaming about the oft-injured MVP playing late enough into a game that he would be forced to leave injured. I expect Thibodeau to get...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Among the many ways the Blackhawks pantsed the Kings in the first two games of the Western Conference finals, this might be the most amazing stat that blew up supposedly impenetrable goalie Jonathan Quick:
Three times the Hawks scored two goals in a...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Have the Bulls stopped listening to Tom Thibodeau?
It’s one thing to lose to the Heat and Thunder when you’re playing without Derrick Rose, but losing at home to Cleveland makes this 4-8 February seem like a death spiral.
The loss to the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The NBA’s regular season or the NBA’s Eastern Conference?
Except for Miami, of course. The Heat are so good they should be in the West. The rest of the East is the junior varsity.
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:18 PM
It’s a new season, but Patrick Kane’s post-home game routine doesn’t seem to have changed.
The Blackhawks’ star dined Saturday at Chicago Cut (as he is known to do after home games) following his team’s win against the...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The trendy note going around the NHL says the four teams remaining in the Stanley Cup playoffs won the last four championships.
But you need some perspective with that nugget. Goaltending is everything in the playoffs, and only one team starts the...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Game 5 was looking like a killer.
With a chance to eliminate the defending champion Kings and advance to the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, the Blackhawks took home ice the way you’d dream, scoring two goals before Los Angeles managed a shot....
| May 25, 2013
| 8:24 PM
The power play showed up.
Captain Jonathan Toews showed up.
The Blackhawks we’ve known showed up.
As a result of their 4-1 win in Game 5, the Hawks extended their Western Conference semifinal playoffs series against Detroit.
The Hawks weren&...