| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The Chicago Sports Commission announced Wednesday the city is a finalist for six NCAA championships.
The NCAA will pick the sites by Dec. 11.
The sports commission submitted the bids in conjunction with schools and venues.
The events are:
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:32 PM
It will help clarify the discussion about Obamacare if we stop referring to it as health "insurance." Insurance, as traditionally defined, is a hedge against disaster. You ante into a risk pool in order to protect you and your family......
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:18 PM
To understand why live musicians are so important to musical theater, you need only spend some time with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical," the new seasonal attraction at the Broadway Playhouse, which features a cast of 24 actors but not a...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Heading to Lambeau Field on Monday? RedEye spoke with two Packers fans living in Chicago to learn the do's and don'ts for Bears fans in Green Bay.
MEET YOUR GUIDES
Tony Lonien: Lifelong Packers fan and lifelong Chicagoan. Regular Lambeau attendee,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:15 AM
This shouldn't be too hard to find.
Showtime's "Shameless" will return to Chicago to film exterior scenes Nov. 5 to 11 and is in need of extras for a tailgating scene at Soldier Field, according to Atmosphere Casting of Chicago’s Facebook page....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:06 AM
If you've always hoped to party with the Gallaghers, here's your chance. Showtime's "Shameless" returns to Chicago Nov. 11-15, and they're looking for extras.
The series will film its usual shots at the Gallagher house and Sheila's house, but will need...
| Aug 13, 2013
Q: How about the age-old question of grilling vs. BBQ. If you're cooking on propane can that really qualify as BBQ?
—Robin Zingerman Gonzales, Chicago
A: Grilling versus barbecue? There are differences, sure, but I don't much care about what it'...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
After a brief interruption, Chicago's weather will return to normal this afternoon: Cold and freezing rain are on the way.
Since the day after Christmas, temperatures here have been primarily above freezing. And, according to National Weather Service...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Showtime's "Shameless" filmed a Chicago tailgate party and a flash mob in November, and both scenes appear in the Season 4 premiere.
You can watch the premiere, which debuts at 8 p.m. Jan. 12 on TV, online right now. The episode begins shortly after...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Rather than take a look at what is going on this weekend like I normally do in this column, I thought I would preview some of the biggest, Chicago-related celebrity events taking place this year. I’m not talking about the events we see every year...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:07 PM
If you didn't know Richard Sherman before Sunday, you know him now.
Dedicated NFL fans knew all about the Seattle all-pro cornerback before Sunday's NFC Championship Game, but most of America probably didn't know much about him before his postgame...