Sports

Wed, 02/15/2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — No doubt looking for a little luck, coach Joel Quenneville wore a tie with shamrocks and four-leaf clovers on it as the Blackhawks sought to end their mind-numbing losing skid. What's next, a shirt with lucky horseshoes...
Sun, 02/05/2012
Remove the Heisman Trophy from the discussion and I don’t know if Phil Emery knows Robert Griffin III from Robert Goulet. I would assume he does; Emery has spent more than a decade traversing the country in search of N.F.L.-caliber players for three pro teams. But his eye for talent was hardly the focal point of a recent Halas Hall news conference...
Fri, 02/03/2012
The Cubs and pitcher Matt Garza avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $9.5 million contract just before they were to go through the arbitration process Friday morning. Garza, who was 10-10 with a 3.32 ERA in hist first season as a Cub, had been seeking $12.5 million and the Cubs had offered $7.95. Garza's new deal also includes...
Fri, 01/27/2012
Sports talk radio was a phenomenon fairly new to Chicago the first time I heard it here. I was visiting from California, taking my daughter to college on a trip that included a two-hour drive from Chicago. I came upon WSCR — “the Score” — while punching the buttons in a rental car and heard a boisterous guy later identified as Mike North...
Wed, 01/18/2012
C.J. Watson has wanted no part of the running joke, even in light-hearted private moments. But after scoring 23 points Tuesday night in the Bulls' 118-97 victory over the Suns at United Center, the silliness only will gain steam...
Bulls, NBA, Suns