| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:39 AM
If Derrick Rose is fine with missing the rest of the season, then so am I.
In fact, I’d declare him done right now. Look, the Chicago Bulls aren’t winning anything this season even if Rose does make it back from surgery on his left knee.
| Jul 31, 2011
| 10:52 PM
Paul McCartney could not just let it be Sunday in the first of two concerts at Wrigley Field. He played for nearly three hours and broke into a James Brown-worthy sweat, wringing new rivers of passion from songs he’s played hundreds of times.
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:04 PM
CHANHASSEN, Minn.— Prince is rolling his eyes.
"The hardest thing with musicians," he explains to a visitor to his Paisley Park recording studio, "is getting them not to play."
The quintuple-threat singer-songwriter-producer-performer-multi-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:27 AM
No animal products? No problem.
R&B mega-star Beyonce Knowles appeared to stick to her much-publicized vegan diet while in Chicago for her concert at the United Center, visiting vegan-friendly Karyn’s Cooked in River North Friday and Saturday....
| May 11, 2014
| 10:16 PM
With 15 minutes, 27 seconds left in a tied, tense game Sunday night at the United Center, it felt like the right time for the Blackhawks to get serious.
Captain Serious, of course.
Jonathan Toews detests that nickname almost as much as he hates...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Most people look at a calendar when they plan their springtime activities.
Bryan Bickell simply looks out the window and senses the need to get busy.
"The grass is greener and I know it's that time of the year,'' Bickell said Sunday after the...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
The Kings' perilous playoff path this spring has been nothing like the pleasure cruise they took two years ago on the way to winning their first Stanley Cup championship.
After battling to get into the playoffs in 2012 and grabbing the eighth seed, they...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can.
"Great job!'' Quenneville barked,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Starting his “Tonight Show” hosting tenure Monday, Jimmy Fallon proved he can snag A-listers and, in the early going, ratings. The numbers that came out Tuesday showed him crushing the competition, at least for now.
But his moments of real,...
| May 19, 2014
Upon further review, the clearest statement Sunday at the United Center came from the Blackhawks in a 3-1 victory over the Kings that left no ambiguity they are as strong mentally as physically.
Overcoming a bad official's call of a negated goal that...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:36 PM
For some stupid reason, everybody in the Eastern Conference jockeyed to avoid the Bulls in the playoffs.
Everybody except the Wizards, that is, and now we see why.
They shredded the league’s best defense for 102 points and stopped the league&...