| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:28 PM
The Chicago Blackhawks have their 23-man roster set for the start of the regular season.
General manager Stan Bowman said Tuesday that the team had signed 18-year-old forward Brandon Saad to a three-year entry-level contract and that winger Viktor...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Adam Dunn woke up Saturday morning and felt so good he went into the White Sox cages and took some easy batting practice flips.
"Felt OK," he said. "(Friday) was the worst day. And then I woke up . . . and I could move a little bit, so I immediately...
| May 13, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Did you ever have your week all planned out and then one little incident changed everything?
That's how the past few days have gone for my family, and it all started with a tap on the shoulder.
I was listening to research essay presentations when a...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 10:17 AM
The Chicago Blackhawks got some good news injury-wise when forward Patrick Sharp skated with teammates during their morning skate in preparation for Friday night's exhibition game against the Penguins.
Sharp, who underwent an emergency appendectomy Sept....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Two of the Chicago Blackhawks' most dynamic offensive players, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa, will make their preseason debuts Wednesday night against the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center.
Kane missed the first four preseason games while recovering...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp has begun skating as he recovers from an emergency appendectomy performed Sept. 12.
The veteran skated by himself Sunday and is expected to do so again the next two days before the Hawks can get an assessment on...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 9:55 AM
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp, who had an emergency appendectomy Monday, said he's targeting the 2011-12 season opener for his debut.
The veteran was interviewed by broadcaster Eddie Olczyk in front of a sold-out United Center crowd as part of...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp will miss the bulk of training camp after undergoing an emergency appendectomy Monday night.
“Patrick Sharp underwent an emergent surgical appendectomy (Monday) evening after experiencing some abnormal...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Apr 27, 2009
Unless you've been rushed to the hospital in an emergency, the time to start thinking about paying the bill for hospital care comes as soon as your doctor says you need to have a test, procedure or surgery.
"What patients have to pay hospitals is not set...
| Apr 30, 2009
| 1:03 PM
Soothing your child's fears -- and maybe your own, too
Two-year-old Dante Young is just moments from being rolled into the operating room, but there's no time, or need, for tears. Dante is too busy watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and playing with his...
| Sep 20, 2008
One does not venture far into Philip Roth's new novel, "Indignation," without learning that its principal setting is in northwestern Ohio, in a town that lies some 18 miles from Lake Erie, has a Buckeye Street, a Wine Creek running through it, and an...