B.B. King performs on stage during the 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival at Madison Square Garden on April 12, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

The Thrill Is Gone: ‘King Of The Blues’ B.B. King Dead At Age 89

B.B. King might have put it best when he said, “As long as people have problems, the blues can never die.” The legend might be gone, but his music lives on.


Patrick Kane moves the puck against the St. Louis Blues.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blues Top Blackhawks, 2-1

The Blues clinched the division title and home-ice advantage for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2015

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kids, Don’t Wear Your Blues Shirts Around Patrick Kane

Kane’s hanging in Buffalo here in the offseason.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

The Blues fell in six games to the Blackhawks in the first round. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blues Owner Apologizes To Fans For Loss To Blackhawks With Full-Page Newspaper Ad

Blowing a 2-0 series lead to the Blackhawks didn’t sit well in the Blues organization.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2014

The Blackhawks celebrate after a third-period goal against the Blues on Sunday. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Western Conference Finals Tickets Go On Sale Thursday

Tickets can be purchased by the general public through Ticketmaster.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

Patrick Kane, right. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Beat Blues 3-2 In OT

Jonathan Toews scored on a breakaway at 7:36 of overtime Friday night, giving the Chicago Blackhawks a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues and a 3-2 series lead.


Blackhawks winger Bryan Bickell. (Getty Images)

St. Louis Radio Station Jokes About Bounty On Blackhawks’ Bickell, But Not Everyone Took It As A Joke

The Blues have taken issue with a pair of knee-to-knee hits Bickell made in Game 2.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Chicago's Michal Handzus, left, and St. Louis' Steve Ott. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Game 5 Preview: Blackhawks-Blues

The series is tied 2-2 with puck drop tonight set for 7 p.m.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014


Mac & Spiegs Agenda: Playoffs? Playoffs!?!? And More

Bill Wennington, Mark Lazerus and Bruce Levine are among the guests today.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Michael Handzus, left, and Steve Ott. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Game 4 Preview: Blues-Blackhawks

Entering tonight’s game at the United Center, St. Louis leads the series 2-1.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2014

Jonathan Toews. (Getty Images)

Toews, Kane Likely To Stay On Same Line To Start Game 4

Joel Quenneville is going all in to get the offense going against the rugged Blues.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Nick Leddy #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Jaden Schwartz #9 of the St. Louis Blues battle for the puck in Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Hold Off Blues 2-0

Corey Crawford made 34 saves in his third career postseason shutout, and the Chicago Blackhawks got back into their playoff series with the St. Louis Blues with a 2-0 victory in Game 3 on Monday night.


Members of the St. Louis Blues celebrate after beating the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Party Could End Early

Instead of another long burn to a Stanley Cup that could cement their teams of the 2010s in league history, this could be remembered instead for the coach’s $25,000 crotch-grab and the game-misconduct headhunting.

670 The Score–04/20/2014

Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Kane, Saad Once Again Sporting Playoff Mullets

It’s a postseason tradition for Patrick Kane.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Patrick Kane, right. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Kane: ‘I Feel Pretty Good’

Vote in our poll — how long will it take Kane, Toews to return to top form?

CBS Chicago–04/14/2014

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks GM Bowman: Must Bring Our ‘A-Game’ Against Blues

The Blues moves have done little to shake Stan Bowman’s confidence in his Blackhawks.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

Ryan Miller. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blues Now The Favorite To Win Stanley Cup, Per Bovada

St. Louis is a 5/1 favorite to win it all, while Chicago has 13/2 odds.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Antti Raanta #31 of the Chicago Blackhawks makes a save against Chris Stewart #25 of the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on December 28, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blues Beat Blackhawks 6-5 In Shootout

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even with leading scorer Alexander Steen watching from the press box, the St. Louis Blues had plenty of offense. Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrik Berglund scored 1:17 apart late in regulation to […]


Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues looks to pass under pressure from Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks into the boards as they battle for the puck at the United Center on October 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blues Edge Blackhawks 3-2 In Shootout

T.J. Oshie scored the lone goal in the shootout, Jaroslav Halak stopped all three Chicago shooters in the extra session and the St. Louis Blues defeated the Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night.


A Chicago blues musician. (CBS)

Chicago Bluesman Jimmy Dawkins Dead At 76

Chicago bluesman Jimmy “Fast Fingers” Dawkins, known for his stellar guitar playing and mellow singing voice, has died. He was 76.