| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Here's the main problem Mark Turgeon faces right now with the Maryland Terps: no one can put the ball in the basket. And this is no small concern.
That was an absolute horror show last night at the Bank United Center, when the Terps managed just 14...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:08 PM
It was billed as a Fleetwood Mac concert Saturday at the United Center, but it was really more about the California duo that Mick Fleetwood invited to join the band in 1974, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.
Lindsey and Stevie were the Jay-Z and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A few hours after the Rolling Stones announced their first North American tour since 2006, including a date May 28 at the United Center, Mick Jagger called and answered a few quick questions.
Q: After the Stones came off the road the last time, did...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Montverde's Dakari Johnson came up with 12 points and five rebounds for the East team in a 110-99 loss to the West squad Wednesday in the McDonald's All-American game at the United Center in Chicago.
Johnson, who has signed with Kentucky, led the Eagles...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:06 PM
“You guys are on a rocketship to the moon,” comedy-show host Stephen Colbert recently told his guests, Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Carney was stunned into silence, Auerbach laughed. For the boyhood friends from Akron,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Monday marked the Black Keys’ first time playing the United Center after more than a decade of working their way up the touring ladder. Hard to imagine, but at one time they had trouble filling 100-capacity clubs, now they’re drawing 15,000...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Frank “Pancho” Sampedro, the longtime guitarist in Crazy Horse, is a barrel of a man. He wears the look of a retired linebacker who has put on a few pounds. But he went airborne Thursday at the United Center as he and Neil Young squared off...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Singer and pop icon Barbra Streisand took in the Goodman Theatre production of "Sweet Bird of Youth" Thursday night, the theater confirmed Friday.
Streisand is in town for concert Friday night at the United Center (watch for a review by the Tribune's...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Ever since David Carradine played a warrior monk on the run in that 1970s TV classic "Kung Fu," the Shaolin Warriors of the Henan province in China have been the public face of qigong, that uber-disciplined form of exercise that makes the rest of us...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo: Blige always sings like it’s a psychological imperative, a riveting performer with a fiercely loyal fan base. But the real story here is the first major tour by D’Angelo in more than a decade. Once a rising R&...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Neil Diamond clutches the microphone in his right hand, and makes music with his left. It sweeps, points, punches, waves, swerves and skips an imaginary lasso.
It blows moist kisses in the direction of the balconies. It clutches an unseen skull, a...