| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• Five people were shot, one fatally, when gunshots were fired into a lounge in the South Side's Back of the Yards neighborhood early this morning, police said. Read more.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:40 AM
CHICAGO -- Benson Henderson wants his title back. He took another step toward it Saturday night.
UFC's No. 1 lightweight contender won a split decision over Josh Thomson in the five-round main event of the UFC on Fox 10. The 30-year-old's speed and...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:22 AM
The British comedian Eddie Izzard, known for his cross-dressing and also his highly intelligent comic material, is to return to Chicago in June. The Chicago gig is part of Izzard's "Force Majeure" world tour.
Izzard, who was last seen at the United...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Miley Cyrus partied Friday at The Underground, but the 21-year-old “Wrecking Ball” singer wasn’t even the most famous person at the club that night. That honor goes to LeBron James.
The NBA mega-star – in town to face the Bulls...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:03 PM
It's practically automatic. Put Joakim Noah anywhere near the Miami Heat, and you can almost guarantee an epic performance.
The Bulls center was everywhere Sunday, shooting, blocking and screaming his team to a 95-88 overtime win over hated Miami at the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:45 AM
YOU'RE NOT EVEN CLOSE, CHICAGO
By Sean Ely
Two Original Six teams. Two storied franchises. Two staples in sports branding. Two organizations you can't forget to mention when talking "hockey" in any context.
But when comparing the Detroit Red Wings...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014.
All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The Blackhawks and Red Wings don't need brackets, Cinderellas or buzzer beaters to get their madness on. All the bad blood from 90-plus years of facing each other is plenty. Take Sunday's game at the United Center.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:33 AM
If Lorde thinks sitting through a minor Bulls loss is stressful, she'd never survive baseball season.
Lorde, the New Zealand star in town for a Chicago show Tuesday, tweeted in total astonishment at the Bulls game from the United Center Monday night....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Travon Biggs, a.k.a. the Bop King of the World, a.k.a. the Fastest Legs on the West Side, a.k.a. the originator of the Kemo Step, a.k.a. Lil' Kemo, walked up his unplowed street in North Lawndale the other day, sneakers sliding sideways in the slush....
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:07 AM
There will likely be over one hundred million viewers watching Sunday when pop star Bruno Mars follows in the footsteps of Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, U2 and Madonna and headlines the Super Bowl halftime show. The Super Bowl is expected to be the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The Florida Gators are among four teams expected to participate in a college hoops tour from coast to coast in 2018, a UF spokesperson confirmed Wednesday night.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz reported earlier that the Gators, North...