| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:01 PM
The Blackhawks are coming home.
As 2013 Stanley Cup champions.
After five-plus thrilling, grueling months of hockey, the Hawks have reclaimed their sport’s ultimate prize. This calls for a parade.
But first the Hawks had to close out the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:57 PM
BOSTON — The journey began with Jonathan Toews organizing informal workouts while the NHL lockout raged on and ended with the Blackhawks captain holding the Stanley Cup aloft.
The Hawks' magical 2013 season concluded with seemingly the only result...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 2:10 PM
If a Hartford area minor league football team owner depends on people like me, he's doomed. I'm a football fan, but I've never been to a Colonials game. I'm not a fan of minor league football. That's the niche that Uconn football fills in my life. I...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:35 PM
I didn't watch last night's debate in New Hampshire. There are more important things to watch, like the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Boston Bruins are still alive. At this stage of the political game, who cares about the Republicans, except other...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 5:27 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler and former fiancee Kristin Cavallari had drinks with friends at Public House Friday. The Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews also hit the River North sports bar that night.
Bears coach Lovie Smith, the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:36 PM
The Detroit Red Wings won their 23rd straight home game, setting an NHL multiple-season mark and holding on to beat the San Jose Sharks3-2 Sunday.
Detroit, which broke the league's single-season record of 20 on Tuesday, surpassed the 22 wins in a row the...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:00 PM
A year after Patrick Kane fired a shot into the goal in overtime to give the Blackhawks their first Stanley Cup championship since 1961, the game-winning puck is still missing.
The rubber disc hasn't been found since it was dug out of the net while the...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
It's over, right? The U.S. Open is now the U.S. Closed. Rory McIlroy is torching the course at Congressional and making the rest of the field look like the C-flight at the Stoneybrook West member-guest. McIlroy is...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Eternal hockey question: Do the Canucks’ many moronic acts on the ice spark their fans’ city-wide moronic acts off it, or vice versa?
Either way, you have to feel good that the dirty and stupid hockey team choked away its best chance at the...
| Sep 26, 2010
Little, Brown: 394 pp., $27.99
Los Angeles has much to lament. Our Dodgers, victims of a broken marriage, are the neglected boys of summer. The Trojans are on probation, the Bruins are bad and the NFL has...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Matt Barnes slipped on his No. 9 Lakers jersey and couldn't resist staring at himself in the locker-room mirror. The Northern California native had always envisioned this day as a kid idolizing the Lakers' "Showtime" teams, and now this was it. After...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 9:33 PM
UCLA quarterback Kevin Prince sat out practice Tuesday because an injured knee. Prince, who has weathered numerous injuries the past two seasons, came up limping after sliding out of bounds in the second quarter Saturday against Texas. He immediately...