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  • Tuesday's recap: Blackhawks 4, Islanders 1

     Tuesday's recap: Blackhawks 4, Islanders 1
    The summary The Hawks' top line was top of the line, accounting for eight points — four goals and four assists in a 4-1 victory over the Islanders on Tuesday night at the United Center. Jonathan Toews (two goals, two assists), Marian Hossa (two...
  • Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa help Blackhawks to third straight victory

    Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa help Blackhawks to third straight victory
    Jonathan Toews' first goal was just silly. His second Tuesday made Islanders backup goalie Michal Neuvirth look that way. "I had a lot of good chances," Toews said, "a couple of tricky ones." Ones that did the trick in a 4-1 victory at the United...
  • Niles resident earns Blackhawks coaching award

    Niles resident earns Blackhawks coaching award
    When 16-year-old Nicolette Zangara sat on the couch in her Niles home watching the Chicago Blackhawks game with her family — a normal custom in the Zangara household — an advertisement from the team caught her attention. The ad asked viewers...
  • Michigan State rallies past Maryland, 62-58

    CHICAGO Down 23-7 to Maryland with 9 minutes elapsed in Saturday's Big Ten tournament semifinal, Michigan State looked wobbly and out of sorts. For the next 31 minutes, the Spartans were dominant, and their reward is a shot at a second consecutive Big...
  • Illinois center Nnanna Egwu has come long way but journey isn't over

    Illinois center Nnanna Egwu has come long way but journey isn't over
    Immaculata Egwu only understood her towering son's future basketball promise when he had eight scholarship offers in hand. Her son Nnanna, who had grown to 6 feet 6 by eighth grade, had been told since he was a child that education was the route to...
  • Penn State and Minnesota advance in Big Ten tournament

     Penn State and Minnesota advance in Big Ten tournament
    Nebraska fans were wearing red and talking smack. "Blow the whistle! Call 'em both ways!" one fan yelled at the officials. Coach Tim Miles and his players appreciated the vocal support, especially in light of the 12th-seeded Cornhuskers (13-18) seeing...
  • Former Bulls ball boy comes through when it counts for Wisconsin

     Former Bulls ball boy comes through when it counts for Wisconsin
    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...
  • For Terps fans, a warm welcome at Big Ten tournament

    For Terps fans, a warm welcome at Big Ten tournament
    Held in the country's third-largest city, one 10 times the size of Greensboro, N.C., the Big Ten Conference tournament has a much different feel and look than the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. That was quite noticeable to the Maryland fans who...
  • Wisconsin survives pesky Michigan, 71-60

    CHICAGO Seniors Josh Gasser and Frank Kaminsky shared with their teammates a blunt message before Wisconsin took the court Friday morning at the United Center. "At this point no one gives a ... darn what you did," Gasser explained. "It is a five-day...
  • Tony Allen shows off Chicago grit with Grizzlies

    Tony Allen shows off Chicago grit with Grizzlies
    Like many high school players aspiring to go pro, Tony Allen was confident that his offensive prowess could carry him. Playing in the Chicago Public League, however, helped him realize that his strengths were on the other end of the floor. While playing...
  • Derrick Rose will be judged by his actions, not his clumsy words

    Derrick Rose will be judged by his actions, not his clumsy words
    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...