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  • Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes

    Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes
    Fans knew it was gonna be tough even before the gloves came off. But the Blackhawks capped a good week with a 4-2 win over Central Division leader St. Louis on Sunday at the United Center. Chicago now has won three straight for the first time since...
  • Simply Crawsome

    Simply Crawsome
    Corey Crawford said he needed to be better. Coach Joel Quenneville also said his goaltender needed to be better. They both got what they wanted in Game 3 of the Blackhawks' playoff series against the Blues on Monday. Or maybe I should say they...
  • Prep Notebook: Admirals getting job done with defense

    Severn girls basketball coach Chuck Miller knew he had a good team coming back this year. He may not have thought the team would be this good, though. The Admirals, who fell to St. Mary's in last year's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B...
  • Chicago shoppers get a head start on Black Friday

    Chicago shoppers get a head start on Black Friday
    As his family prepared to gather at grandma's house, Cameron Ligocki arrived at a Best Buy in Downers Grove at noon on Thanksgiving Day -- six hours before it opened -- to buy a 39-inch Insignia TV for $169. His family "got a little mad" about him...
  • Boys hoops | Sandburg, Stagg rivalry to resume at United Center

    Boys hoops | Sandburg, Stagg rivalry to resume at United Center
    Sandburg and Stagg will continue their District 230 boys basketball rivalry on Saturday but neither team will enjoy a home-court advantage. There will be few complaints about that from the Eagles and Chargers. The two squads will face off at 2 p.m. on...
  • Hockey | Highland Park's Pickus making net gains

    Hockey | Highland Park's Pickus making net gains
    Highland Park senior hockey player Noah Pickus has been on the varsity team for four years. He vividly remembers his stats his freshman year. "That season I had two points — a goal and an assist — all year," he said. "I looked up to the...
  • McCormick Place hotel TIF money gets green light

    McCormick Place hotel TIF money gets green light
    Chicago aldermen today gave the preliminary go-ahead to a plan to earmark $55 million in special tax district funds to help pay for a new hotel next to McCormick Place. The City Council Finance Committee agreed to set aside the tax-increment financing...
  • Where will Jay-Z go after tonight's United Center show?

    Where will Jay-Z go after tonight's United Center show?
    We all know that after the party is the after party. But, um, where exactly is the after party? Hearts nightclub in the Goose Island neighborhood will be the sight of the Magna Carter Tour after party Thursday following Jay-Z's show at the United...
  • Christmas puzzler: Where are the new hits?

    Christmas puzzler: Where are the new hits?
    It’s the question that gets asked every holiday season: Why can’t anyone come up with a original, classic Christmas song anymore? Many have tried, including Justin Bieber, The Killers, Christina Aguilera and even Snoop Dogg. But the last...
  • Sighting: LeBron James, Miley Cyrus party at The Underground

    Sighting: LeBron James, Miley Cyrus party at The Underground
    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...
  • Sighting: Jay Cutler hits Chicago Cut Steakhouse and Blackhawks game

    Sighting: Jay Cutler hits Chicago Cut Steakhouse and Blackhawks game
    Before heading to the Blackhawks-St. Louis Blues game Wednesday at the United Center and watching teammate Charles Tillman take part in Shoot the Puck, the Bears’ Jay Cutler had dinner with friends at Chicago Cut Steakhouse. On one side of Cutler'...
  • Blackhawks film commercial with 'Divergent' actor

    Blackhawks film commercial with 'Divergent' actor
    Christian Madsen went from watching the Blackhawks play at the United Center while in Chicago filming the futuristic sci-fi flick “Divergent” over the summer to appearing in a commercial with them for BMO Harris Bank. Madsen -- son of...