| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The Chicago Bears are increasing the price of season tickets for 2014 by an average of 4.1 percent, the team announced Wednesday.
The team has increased season-ticket prices in some form every year except one since 2003. Their average ticket price of...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Could Chicago ever host the Super Bowl?
While all eyes will be on New York/New Jersey this Sunday for the first open-air, cold weather Super Bowl, Chicagoans have been debating for years whether the Big Game could come to the Windy City.
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:05 PM
If there were a watch-dog group that monitors abuse against sports announcers, surely it would look into what NBC is doing to Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk and Pierre McGuire.
For the fourth time this year, NBC is sending its lead NHL team outdoors for...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Plain White T’s has been added to Saturday’s Stadium Series festivities at Soldier Field.
The Chicago-area band known for its hits “Hey There Delilah” and “1, 2, 3, 4” will perform before the outdoor game between...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:25 PM
To feed his appetite for hockey during the 34 days between Blackhawks home games, Chairman Rocky Wirtz went to Rockford to see the IceHogs, his team's minor league affiliate.
After Wirtz's visit, the IceHogs went 8-0-1. Somewhere, an IceHogs marketing...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Soldier Field in March may be just as brutal as a December football game.
The Hawks on Friday will test the outdoor ice rink on the field before the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series matchup with Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Playing in Chicago has turned some...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Give this to NBC: The network knows how to play to a Chicago crowd.
The network announced Monday that Blackhawks defensemen Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook will make guest appearances in Tuesday's episode of "Chicago Fire."
The episode is titled...
| Feb 1, 2014
NEW YORK — Shortly after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell began his annual state-of-the-league address Friday at the Time Warner Center, fake white flakes started falling behind him on the Rose Theater stage.
"I told you we were going to embrace the...
| Feb 19, 2014
How do you make Chicago a tourism destination at a time of year when Chicagoans would love to get away?
Come for the polar vortex, potholes and salty gray slush. Stay because there's no way your flight is getting out today.
Hotel rates this time of...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in the very preliminary stages of looking at a 5,000-seat expansion of Soldier Field.
The mayor's office and Chicago Park District, which owns the stadium, are exploring the possibility as Chicago mulls a Super Bowl bid.
| Feb 12, 2014
Making his third bid for U.S. Senate, Jim Oberweis has the support of more than half of Republican voters as he runs against a much lesser-known primary opponent for the right to take on Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin this fall, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll...