Sports

Wed, 03/28/2012
NEWARK, N.J. — As a youngster growing up in Montreal, the Blackhawks' Corey Crawford looked up to Martin Brodeur. Tuesday night, Crawford stared the future Hall-of Famer in the eyes as they engaged in a goaltending battle that featured highlight-reel saves at both ends of the ice. When the dust settled, Brodeur had come out on top as the 39-...
Fri, 03/23/2012
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Brian Bruney knows there's the assumption he's old, essentially because he has pitched in the major leagues since 2004. But to enhance his chances of returning to the majors, Bruney had to turn a page back to his youth...
Thu, 03/22/2012
The night was not yet half over, and already elbows had been thrown in plain sight and punches had been landed in brief tangles. And now seven sticks and four helmets littered the United Center ice as players broke off into small-group meetings, in which they attempted to remove each other's teeth. Just another encounter between the Blackhawks...
Wed, 03/21/2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio — He wasn't quick to admit it, but Corey Crawford finally conceded that thoughts of earning the Blackhawks' first shutout of the season had entered his mind. "We're more worried about two points but, yeah, it would be nice once in a while," Crawford said with a sly smile Tuesday night after the Hawks throttled the Blue Jackets 5-...
Tue, 03/20/2012
Chris Sale showed no signs Monday of a virus that had nagged him the last few days. More impressive was that Sale handled a veteran Reds lineup with ease, limiting them to two hits over six innings while striking out six and walking none...