| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The Midwest will remain home to the vast majority of Big Ten championships, the conference announced Thursday.
Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium secured the football title game through 2021, while Chicago’s United Center will host the men&...
| Jun 8, 2014
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to attract more tourists to Chicago creates a classic "frenemy" situation: The tourist city is both friend and enemy of the real city. It lures visitors and their dollars, yet in catering to tourist expectations, it threatens...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Chicago Blackhawks will face the Washington Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington, D.C.
The matchup was reported last week but not formally...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Disappointed fans streamed out of Soldier Field on Tuesday afternoon when the United States lost to Belgium in extra time, ending the U.S. team's run in the World Cup, but the viewing party that organizers say drew 28,000 people led many to reflect on the...
| Jun 15, 2014
Let's be honest.
Our latest civic tizzy isn't rooted in the fact that big, back-lit letters have been affixed to the riverfront side of Trump International Hotel & Tower.
It's rooted in what those letters spell.
If the 20-foot-6-inch-high letters...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Even those unable to discern a snapshot from a slapshot can appreciate that Chicago Blackhawks tickets are hot items, with seats to the next playoff game Sunday selling for nearly $600 on Stubhub.
Those steep prices, authorities say, help explain the...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:54 PM
— The cross-over dribble, the grace and speed, the leaping ability, the step-back jumper, they were all there Saturday inside Mercy High School's gymnasium.
"I was pretty good at basketball at Xavier," Amari Spievey said after helping lead his team...
| May 21, 2014
A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommends the parking lots south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the "Star Wars" creator choose Chicago over San Francisco for his...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Summer is the most popular season in Chicago, starting with the pleasant weather.
Unfortunately, the teams playing in Chicago—mostly the Cubs and White Sox—are notoriously far from top-notch.
English Premier League football, on the other...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The Chive, a national men's interest and pop culture-focused website based in Chicago, will launch a music festival in June.
The site, which has amassed a cult-like following since its 2007 debut, will host its festival June 28th at Soldier Field. The...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Former Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo believes the team was “around the corner” from a move to artificial turf at Soldier Field before he was fired after the 2011 season.
Visiting with the “Kap and Haugh Show”...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The two candidates at the top of the Illinois Republican ticket this fall spoke at an event Tuesday designed to pressure the state’s GOP congressional delegation to pass sweeping immigration changes, but both refused to give their outright support...