| Nov 8, 2011
Joe Frazier, the heavyweight boxing champion who in 1971 became the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali, then lost two epic rematches including a ferocious battle known as the "Thrilla in Manila," died Monday night. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe, as he was...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Johan Franzen recorded a hat trick, and the rebounding Detroit Red Wings beat the slumping Colorado Avalanche, 5-2, at Joe Louis Arena.
Nicklas Lidstrom and Danny Cleary also tallied for the Red Wings, who got 24 saves from Jimmy Howard.
| Sep 25, 2011
A fashion show in Harlem in 1963, a portrait of a contemplative Michael Jackson in 1981 and a picture of friends celebrating their prom night in 2006 are among images on view in the exhibition "Posing Beauty in African American Culture" at USC's Fisher...
| Dec 17, 2011
Cory Emmerton scored twice and added an assist while Drew Miller also lit the lamp twice as the Detroit Red Wings routed the Los Angeles Kings, 8-2, at Joe Louis Arena.
Niklas Kronwall, Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Brad Stuart also scored for...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Each year the Tribune recognizes a handful of Chicagoans as its artists of the year. This year, Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer is among them. Here's why:
The Chicago Blues Festival reserved its final night last June for a birthday party:...
| Dec 31, 2011
Jimmy Howard made 31 saves to record his career-high fourth shutout of the season, and the Detroit Red Wings extended their home dominance with a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
Johan Franzen, Justin Abdelkader and Jiri Hudler each contributed a...
| May 25, 2011
After flirting with the idea for the last few months, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski has called it a career. Citing a desire to spend more time with family, Rafalski leaves the game after a season which he called his most challenging. The...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Editor’s note: Emmet County residents Douglas Marshall and Michael Derry submitted the following guest column about their visit to the North American International Auto Show Press Preview Monday and Tuesday in Detroit. They were representing Media...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:04 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
Veteran blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker has been recording steadily since the mid’-80s, but “Hellfire” is his first album for Chicago-based Alligator Records. It is also his most rock-oriented release, with...
| Feb 7, 2012
***= recommended shows
On sale 10 a.m. Wednesday
Tributosaurus, Wednesday, April 4 ($20, 21+) at Martyrs’.
On sale noon Friday
Peter Bradley Adams, Sunday, May 6 ($10-$12, 21+) at Schubas.
I Break Horses, Tuesday, May 29 ($14, 18+) at Lincoln...
| Feb 8, 2012
Detroit just cannot be beaten at home this season.
Goals in the third period by Drew Miller and Henrik Zetterberg helped the Red Wings extend their home winning streak to 18 games in a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.
It's been over...
| Feb 12, 2012
The last time the Detroit Red Wings lost a home game, the Lions were 6-2 and the Pistons were stuck in a lockout with the rest of the NBA.
What a record-tying streak it's been.
Johan Franzen scored 52 seconds into the third period to break a tie and the...