| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Stevie Wonder called Chicago “my second home” as he strolled onstage Friday at the United Center, arm-in-arm with singer India.Arie.
The 64-year-old Motown veteran wasn’t just paying lip-service to his Midwestern neighbor. He...
| 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 27, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The most famous Scott Darling, based on a Google search, is a photographer from California whose work displays, according to his website, "an energizing sense of drama."
The other Scott Darling, a Chicago kid who starred in net for the Blackhawks on...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The Blackhawks ended their two-game losing streak with a crisp 2-1 victory over the Senators on Sunday night at the United Center. Jonathan Toews scored on a wraparound and Brent Seabrook beat Ottawa's Craig Anderson on a slap shot from just...
| 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&...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Miley Cyrus partied Friday at The Underground, but the 21-year-old “Wrecking Ball” singer wasn’t even the most famous person at the club that night. That honor goes to LeBron James.
The NBA mega-star – in town to face the Bulls...