| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:41 PM
A group of civic leaders calling themselves "Friends of Lucas Museum" launched Thursday in advance of a potential legal challenge to the art museum's proposed lakefront location and public hearings on plans to improve the museum campus overall.
| Jun 29, 2014
Celebrity-starved Chicago is having so much fun with the museum that "Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to build here that there is a danger of losing sight of some very basic issues: Will the museum enhance the city's lakefront or clutter it? Will...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:33 PM
It's too early to know if a changing of the guard is afoot in the NFL, but Sunday's openers suggested a shake-up.
• Atlanta beat New Orleans in overtime, 37-34, with the Falcons making an early bid to be this season's worst-to-first team. For 11...
| Sep 8, 2014
Defiance as familiar as the forced interception Jay Cutler threw in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to the Bills surfaced minutes after the Bears quarterback stepped into the postgame interview room at Soldier Field.
"You guys are...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The Bills' packaged plays will test the Bears defense under coordinator Mel Tucker on Sunday at Soldier Field, with stress on second-level run/pass keys because of the multiple reads within the scheme.
As shown here, the Bills have their Posse/11...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:23 AM
While in Chicago last week for two shows at Soldier Field, One Direction members went somewhere their teenage fans couldn’t follow them into: The clubs.
Zayn Malik hung out Thursday at The Underground with Liam Payne and returned on Friday....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Game week in Chicago begins much the same way training camp opened in Bourbonnais, with the Bears facing uncertainty at safety, linebacker and on special teams.
That's not the kind of continuity any NFL team seeks from one season to the next.
| Aug 29, 2014
There was never a question, for those who read the sports pages of the bygone Chicago Daily News or the Chicago Sun-Times, that John Schulian was a writer of immense, eloquent talent. Here he is in 1981, opening a column about Skip Dillard and Bernard...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:26 PM
— Only because the Rose Theater at the Lincoln Center is five stories up and the artificial snow that fell behind NFL commissioner Roger Goodell might have muffled sound like the real thing was nobody able to hear the kicking and spinning of...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:57 PM
On third-and-1 in the first quarter of the Bears' 20-19 victory Thursday night over the Jaguars at Soldier Field, linebacker Jon Bostic guessed right.
Bostic shot the gap, shed left tackle Luke Joeckel and secured running back Toby Gerhart for a 4-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:22 PM
In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight.
Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Josh Steele, better known as the U.K.dubstep songwriter and producer Flux Pavilion who has been championed by Kanye West andJay-Z, started out as an aspiring rock star. Guitars and drums were his preferred mode of expression in a handful of U.K. bands....