| 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 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
| 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 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 11, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Patrick Kane and LeBron James seemed destined to work together in some capacity. Besides the fact that they’re two of the biggest and most marketable superstars in the NHL and NBA, respectively, Kane and James have shown mutual admiration for each...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:39 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Injured Indiana Pacers forward Paul George said Friday he is not done playing for the USA Basketball Men's National Team.
Appearing publicly for the first time since breaking his right leg in the USA Basketball Showcase on Aug. 1 in...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:51 PM
They are an elusive breed.
Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:34 PM
LAS VEGAS — Despite not feeling comfortable in the role, Derrick Rose participated in the Bulls' free-agency pitches to Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol.
The Bulls landed the latter and missed on the former. Now that the roster is basically set, Rose...