9:34 AM EST, Sun February 17, 2019
9 hours ago

Blue Jackets 5, Blackhawks 2

Photos from the Blackhawks' 5-2 loss against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night, Feb. 16, 2019 at the United Center.
10 hours ago

Former Blackhawk Artemi Panarin nets 2 goals as Blue Jackets top Hawks 5-2

Patrick Kane and former Blackhawks teammate Artemi Panarin put on a show Saturday night, but Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky stole the spotlight. Bobrovsky, a two-time Vezina Trophy winner, made countless spectacular saves while stopping 39 shots to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 over the...
12 hours ago

Together again? Artemi Panarin could be on the move, and Patrick Kane would love to have him back with the Blackhawks

It says a lot about their only two seasons together with the Blackhawks that Patrick Kane and Artemi Panarin always will be linked. Even though they failed to win a playoff series as teammates before the Hawks traded Panarin to the Blue Jackets after the 2016-17 season, the duo had an unmistakable...
Feb 15, 2019

Slater Koekkoek has a distinctive name. More plays like he had Thursday will grab Blackhawks fans' attention even more

Go ahead and laugh at Blackhawks defenseman Slater Koekkoek’s name. You won’t be alone. You can even get in line behind at least two members of the Koekkoek family. “I don’t have Twitter, but my sister sent me some funny things that people said (Thursday) night about my last name,” Koekkoek said...
Feb 15, 2019

'I'm ready to play': Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford itching for 1st start to complete return from concussion

Sitting at his locker after practice Friday, Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford declared he’s healthy and ready to return from a concussion that has sidelined him for two months. But Crawford also acknowledged he might need a “few more practices to get timing back” and understands the Hawks’ recent...
Feb 15, 2019

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle collusion lawsuits against the NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion lawsuits against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As a result of...
Feb 15, 2019

Bears are expected to be in the hunt for a running back. Here are 10 potential middle-round draft options.

The Bears didn’t sign Kareem Hunt, and it’s possible they didn’t even try. But finding a running back is expected to be a top priority in their offseason plan. With the league’s No. 1 scoring defense set to return almost intact — only strong safety Adrian Amos and nickel cornerback Bryce Callahan...
Feb 14, 2019

Cam Ward stops 41 shots in Blackhawks' 5-2 win over the Devils as Patrick Kane tops Stan Mikita's assist streak

There’s no shame in losing to the playoff-bound Bruins on the road. There would have been shame in losing to the cellar-dwelling Devils at home. In the first game after their seven-game win streak ended in Boston, Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists to help the Blackhawks erase an early two-goal...
Feb 14, 2019

Blackhawks goalie Collin Delia might go when Corey Crawford returns, but he has proved he belongs in the NHL

It doesn’t matter if rookie goalie Collin Delia ends his season with the Blackhawks or if he’s back in Rockford. With a .916 save percentage in 12 starts, Delia has already made a good case that he’s an NHL-caliber goalie. The Hawks gave Delia, 24, a three-year, $3 million contract earlier this...
Feb 14, 2019

Blackhawks 5, Devils 2

Photos from the Blackhawks' 5-2 win against the Devils on Thursday night, Feb. 14 at the United Center.
Feb 14, 2019

Blackhawks' Chris Kunitz plays in his 1,000th NHL game: 'I didn't actually think I'd have a career'

The Blackhawks held a pregame ceremony Thursday night to honor forward Chris Kunitz, who played in his 1,000th game during what is likely to be the final season of his distinguished career. Kunitz, who was joined on the ice by his wife and three children, wasn’t drafted and wasn’t sure he would...
Feb 14, 2019

Bears offseason storylines: Chuck Pagano's mission, Kareem Hunt's baggage and the 2019 schedule's early hints

Super Bowl LIII is in the rearview mirror. The NFL draft is still two and a half months away. Still, even in the slowest periods on the NFL calendar, there is plenty to discuss. With that in mind, here’s the inside slant on three notable storylines. 'Let your light shine' Shortly after agreeing...
Feb 13, 2019

Ego ruined Antonio Brown with the Steelers. Will it poison his trade value, too?

In case you haven't been following his descent into absurdity, Antonio Brown went all Antonio Brown again Tuesday, announcing his request to be traded from the Pittsburgh Steelers. It would have been stunning news, but the team had already let it be known it has little tolerance for him anymore....
Feb 13, 2019

Blackhawks recall when they fell in love with hockey: 'I didn’t want to leave my seat'

The memories are a little fuzzy. The feelings as strong as ever. When Dylan Strome was about 7, his beloved Maple Leafs were playing the hated Senators in a “Battle of Ontario.” “It was crazy,” Strome said. “People were making songs. Someone flew a plane over Ottawa that had (a banner) on the back...
Feb 13, 2019

Bears Q&A: Without Kareem Hunt, is Jordan Howard more likely to stay in 2019? Could Duke Johnson be a fit for the offense? What is the future for Kyle Long?

The Tribune’s Brad Biggs answer your Bears questions in his weekly mailbag. Does the Bears not signing Kareem Hunt make it more likely Jordan Howard plays out the last year of his contract in Chicago? — @jtbcubs I don’t think Hunt, had the Bears signed him, would have sealed Howard’s fate from...