May 28, 2014 |
Desperation can be a good thing. Especially when it's about all you have left. Use any cliché you want: The Blackhawks' quest to repeat as Stanley Cup champs was on the line Wednesday at the United Center, down 3-1 to the L.A. Kings in the Western Conference finals. And really, the Blackhawks needed some combination of desperate and dazzling to force a Game 6. Otherwise, they were simply doomed. FIRST PERIOD Dazzling: What's this? Why, it's a Blackhawks power play goal!
February 11, 2014 |
HBO's "Looking" might follow the lives of gay friends in San Franscico, but one thing that drew star O-T Fagbenle to the show was the way the stories resonate with people of any sexuality. Many people have had restless partners, for example. Fagbenle stars as Frank, the longtime boyfriend of artist Agustin (Frankie J. Alvarez). As the series began, Agustin moved to Oakland to live in domestic bliss with Frank. That lasted about 10 minutes. Agustin since has initiated a threesome and, after meeting hunky man-hooker CJ (TJ Linnard)
January 27, 2013 |
It's easy to forgive the NHL, or at least the Blackhawks, when the team is playing this well. Jonathan Toews and Co. tied a franchise record Saturday by winning their fifth straight game to start the season, and they were going for team history against hated Detroit on Sunday. Could they do it? RedEye tracked how hot the Hawks were during Sunday's game. FIRST PERIOD 17:36: That didn't take long. Duncan Keith cruises toward the net on a power play and blasts it past Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard into the top left corner.
May 29, 2013 |
Blackhawks. Red Wings. Game 7. The city of Chicago was beside itself with excitement Wednesday, which means there were two possible outcomes: Either Blackhawks Nation would be in hockey heaven, or suffer sports hell on Earth. Here's how the showdown unfolded, with those mood swings in mind. FIRST PERIOD Heavenly: Andrew Shaw goes after Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg, smacking him with his stick and igniting a shoving match near the Detroit bench. Think these guys really want this game?
July 3, 2013 |
You fell in love with the Blackhawks. But in a blink of an eye, your too-good-to-be-true relationship with Chicago's hockey team was over. Your heart hurts. We get it. But thanks to Comcast SportsNet, you can cozy up in a blanket, grab a pint of ice cream and ball your eyes out as you relive every heart-stopping playoff moment of the fairy tale season that once was. Comcast SportsNet is re-airing every Hawks playoff victory in the Western Conference quarterfinals vs. Minnesota, Western Conference semifinals vs. Detroit, Western Conference Finals vs. Los Angeles and...
December 3, 2012 |
Are you still ticked about Sunday's Bears loss? It was a special kind of frustrating, a level of hair-pulling and flat-screen shooting that only a few of Lovie Smith's 61 losses have reached. Here are the five worst games for frustrating Bears fans, ranked by amount of yelling we did at our TVs: No. 5: Dec. 11, 2011: Getting Tebowed With Jay Cutler out, the Bears weren't expected to do much. But entering this Denver tilt, Chicago was 7-5 and still had wild-card hopes with a win over a terrible Broncos offense "led" by Tim Tebow.