| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:37 AM
Eddie Vedder surprised patrons at Murphy's Bleachers Thursday when he took the stage for an impromptu performance during the Wrigleyville bar's open mic night.
The Pearl Jam frontman, who sang "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with former Cub Jose...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 6:28 PM
One of the greatest American hockey players is hanging up his skates for good.
Mike Modano announced Wednesday that he is retiring after 21 seasons in the NHL, a career that includes a Stanley Cup championship along with 561 goals and 1,374 points --...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:26 PM
"Glee" cast members Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera and Heather Morris had a late dinner at Sunda after their "Glee Live!" show at the Allstate Arena on Friday. Co-star Mark Salling made an appearance at...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 7:11 AM
They look like they're walking on water, those people paddling along the perimeter of lakes.
But look at those folks' feet; they're actually standing on what looks like an outsized surfboard. The sport, called "stand-up paddle boarding," is catching on...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Chris Chelios was named to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday.
The Evergreen Park native, who attended Mt. Carmel High School, played 26 seasons in the NHL, a span of 1,651 games before retiring following the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Lollapalooza, according to “Rushmore” star and former Phantom Planet drummer Jason Schwartzman, is a little like the 1986 animated film “Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation.
He can explain. Sort of.
“The bands stay in one hotel...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Chris Chelios hasn't completely closed the door on a comeback.
Sure, the longtime NHL defenseman is 49 years old. And yes, he sat out all of last season. But pulling the plug on his playing days is something he just can't bring himself to do.
| Dec 11, 2008
My apologies for not blogging for a while. The high school football season was very, very busy for our sports department this past fall. Our Blitz pre and postgame shows ate up most of my time for 11 weeks... then the playoffs, and all the coverage of...
| Oct 14, 2008
Washington - AP
President Bush welcomed the Detroit Red Wings to the White House Tuesday to celebrate the team's Stanley Cup championship.
Bush paid tribute to popular players like forward Darren McCarty, Chris Chelios and Kris Draper. The...
| Dec 4, 2008
He's hoisted the Stanley Cup 3 times, won the Norris Trophy 3 times, and has been an NHL All Star 11 times. Friday night, Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios will suit up with the Grand Rapids Griffins for a 2 day conditioning stint.
| Dec 8, 2008
Chris Chelios was in Grand Rapids over the weekend as part of a re-hab stint for a broken tibia he suffered in the pre-season. While in Grand Rapids, Chelios served as a mentor for future Red Wings along with getting his own conditioning in order....
| May 27, 2009
| 10:14 PM
The journey that took the Blackhawks through two head coaches, a game played outdoors on a baseball diamond and into the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1995 has come to an end.
The Detroit Red Wings eliminated the Hawks from the...