| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Stevie Wonder. "Songs in the Key of Life."
As so many bands drege up the semi-adequate ghosts of their back catalogs and hit the road to perform albums in their entirety, a lot of questions come to mind:
-- Who asked ya?
-- Is it really that much...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:03 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — The burst returned.
The aggressive, attacking style that Derrick Rose promised he still owned whooshed on full display Tuesday in Team USA’s 119-76 quarterfinal victory over Slovenia at Palau Sant Jordi.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks released their official training camp roster Thursday, and the list includes 52 players who will compete for jobs for the 2014-15 NHL season.
The biggest surprise is the presence of Cam Barker, who was considered a bust with the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:43 AM
The Black Keys are that rare 21st-century rock band that just keeps ascending. Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney have been together for more than a decade and have slowly climbed from the dirtiest, dankest of basements and clubs...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
BARCELONA, Spain — They share a hometown of a Second City, a draft position of first overall and a college coach, albeit at different schools. Their high schools are separated by just nine miles and their birthdays are just 4 1/2 years apart....
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Reports from Saturday, day two at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):
12:02 p.m.: Humboldt Park looks destroyed. Little, if any effort, has been made to cover the vast mud fields with straw or drying agents. Lollapalooza...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The Bulls formally returned their practices to Chicago on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their new training facility in the shadow of the United Center.
The move to the Advocate Center comes as the Madison Street corridor west of downtown...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The off-and-on courtship between the Big Ten and Madison Square Garden is back on, as the league ponders where to hold its 2018 men’s basketball tournament.
"We were talking, then we weren’t talking,” Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:49 AM
The action starts to move indoors as fall descends, and there is a legion of impressive concerts to choose from during this busy season in the touring business. Here are 10 of the most highly anticipated concerts arranged chronologically:
| Sep 3, 2014
Ronald Swanson took a chunk of his high school graduation money in 1954 and bought his first Bears season ticket.
The next year he became a Northwestern University football season ticketholder, later adding a Northwestern basketball ticket to the mix....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:20 PM
By the time Cedric Watson navigated through TV news trucks creating congestion outside his house across from Jackie Robinson Park on the far South Side, he already was late for a physical therapy appointment Monday in Tinley Park.
He finally arrived with...