| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:32 PM
America loves to Super-Size. It's not just at a burger-joint drive-thru or the Slurpee machine at a 7-Eleven.
Check out the coliseums for the rock stars of sports, a place such as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While you're at it, make sure to see the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:43 PM
In August of 1953, a loaf of bread cost 16 cents, a gallon of gas 29 cents, a postage stamp three cents, the average new car $1,850 and the standard house was tagged at $17,500.
The first color TV sets became available, but at a cost of $1,175.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Did you catch Tom Thibodeau over the weekend? Our Bulls Guy K.C. Johnson quoted the coach as saying that Derrick Rose is “anxious to get started.’’
Just in time for summer league, or something like that.
Marian Hossa, meanwhile, won&...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:50 AM
In the Stanley Cup Finals, the greatest showcase of all playoff rounds, the NHL is stuck with despicable biting and now a frightening blindside hit that resulted in a player being stretchered off the ice to the hospital.
You could say the NHL is...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:10 PM
You would have to think Ryan McKay was born to be a goalie.
That's the way his mother, Lorraine, sees it.
Her recollection is that the first time he tried the position, as a 5-year-old in the Northwest Chargers house league, the other kids on the team...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The Blackhawks won the first shift of Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series, and that was pretty much it.
The Red Wings won almost everything else --- the tempo, the style, the puck, and most importantly, the game.
This is what adversity...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 8:55 AM
The Blackhawks will not practice today. The Vancouver Canucks, I believe, were being tended to by all the king’s horses and all the king’s men.
Or should we be calling them the Vanquitter Canucks after the way they’ve rolled over easily...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi, a New York native, said he has no trouble understanding the limited English of his Russian-born defense partner, Slava Voynov.
"I think it's pretty easy when you're saying the same 10 words to each other," Scuderi said....