I should not have been thinking about hockey at my dear friend's father's funeral. However, on May 4, 2014, at age 44, I publicly declared myself a New York Rangers fan, and today, I still can't remember what else I used to think about.
So the World Cup is on and in North America the sports calendar is clear. The next three weeks will no doubt produce many great matches, wonderful play, and a few surprises, and the world will be enthralled by the action.
Stanley Cup? World Cup? Baseball? No matter your game, there is nothing better than watching with a good sports-loving crowd and great food and drink....
Hockey is an emotional game, especially in the playoffs. Nevertheless, there is a right way and a wrong way to handle the emotions. One thing a player can never do, however, is use physical force against an official.
2013 was an exciting, awkward, frustrating, and confusing year in Illinois. Join us as we take a look back at some of the most memorable highlights fr...
I took their triumph as a sign of hope for Chicago and the state of Illinois that improvement in an organization, whether it is a hockey team or a government, is possible.
"I ain't taking you to watch no hockey game with that cap on." The cab driver nodded in the rearview mirror at Mike's Blackhawks ball cap.
At 73-years-old, Ben Shaw, is an inspiring grandfather who refuses to give up on his passion for hockey. As Ben says, 'We don't stop playing because w...
When the Original Six played, Phil and Tony Esposito were household names, and Tony's autograph was on our street hockey sticks and "Jesus Saved" but Phil "scored on the rebound."
Bill Belichick has a fondness for versatility, and Tebow has the physical attributes to be a contributor on the field. So what will his role be in New England?
Now that the deal is done, I refuse to look in the rear view mirror. I refuse to judge the owners or the players or try to decide if there was a winner or loser in this mess.
On Saturday Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly said leaving Notre Dame "is not an option." Word is he has interviewed for the Philadelphia Eagles job.
They say par is just a number, and at the Olympic Club that number is 70. As a result only six golfers beat par and only one of them is named Tiger Woods.
Tonight the Oklahoma City Thunder could beat the Spurs for a fourth straight game. In the space of eight days, the Spurs could go from being the toast of sports, to just toast.
This time of year I love to sit back in my most comfortable chair and watch the playoffs. I could watch three games in a row and it wouldn't faze me in the least. Nothing like it. Best sport ever.
Who needs Ichiro? Sitting out his first game of the season, Seattle scored eight in the second and eight more in the third to take a 16-0 lead against Texas. The Mariners wound up winning 21-8.