| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Hoping to capitalize on the unprecedented number of outdoor games this season as well as the drama of NHL teammates becoming opponents when they represent their homelands during the Sochi Olympics, the NHL on Monday announced it will cooperate with the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Before heading out the door, I gave my wife a goodbye kiss. Rather than reciprocate, she recoiled.
"Ouch. Would you please shave?"
"Can't do that, honey," I replied. "Not until the end of Movember."
"You mean NO-vember. Your lip hair is affecting...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Welcome back, Blackhawks.
After kicking off the regular season with a win over the Washington Capitals Tuesday at the United Center, the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse with Corey Crawford, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Johnny Oduya and...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:47 AM
If there was any sort of competition between the year’s most anticipated superhero films, “Iron Man 3” and “Man of Steel” — which opened at the U.S. box office six weeks apart — “Iron Man” actress...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Dustin Penner spoke of something being "rekindled," his comfort with old friends and teammates, and his scoring touch being foremost in his thoughts as the former King signed a one-year contract to rejoin the Ducks on Tuesday.
Penner's contract is worth...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:55 PM
BOSTON — Struggling through a Stanley Cup Final scoring slump, Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews credited teammate Brent Seabrook for lending an ear to help him through the doldrums.
"He has been trying to help me out, have those positive...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The day after a championship parade, it's easy to lose perspective on just how impressive the Blackhawks' second Stanley Cup in four years really is.
General manager Stan Bowman should be the toast of the town. It's going to be difficult for any general...
| May 26, 2013
Lou Piniella was probably sipping a cocktail somewhere Saturday night after watching baseball.
Mike Keenan likely was already preparing for his new job as coach of the KHL's Metallurg Magnitogorsk in Russia.
Robin Ventura was keeping an even keel a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Robin Thicke had company when he came to Chicago over the weekend to perform at V103's 25th anniversary concert at the Allstate Arena.
The "Blurred Lines" singer -- who seems to perform or make a promotional appearance here every other month -- was...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Here's the thing about the most popular celebrity hangouts in Chicago: They're always changing.
What was popular four years ago gets replaced by what opened four months ago. And what was once a restaurateur's or nightclub impresario's baby is now an...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Get ready to see a different side of the Bears' Jay Cutler, according to his wife, Kristin Cavallari.
Cutler and Cavallari will be playing themselves on Wednesday's episode of FXX's "The League," which sees the couple unknowingly befriend the characters...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Corey Crawford crouches in front of the net and glides side to side, guarding his domain.
The Blackhawks goaltender uses his entire body as well as his stick and glove to block the 150 pucks flying at him in one hour of a recent practice. Few evade him,...