People who cover sports often try to find larger meanings in 60 minutes, nine innings, or two halves. “Was that a statement game?” they ask. Grand conclusions are reached based on a single outcome. Over the last 12 hours or so, we’ve heard and read many opinions stating that the Blackhawks 5-1 win over the Penguins was some grand announcement to the NHL that the Blackhawks are the best team in hockey. Others proclaim that Jonathan Toews’ three point performance means that the Blackhawks’ captain is a better player than Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby, who was held without a point in the Stadium Series finale.
Matt Lauer said he’s only been getting a couple hours sleep each night.
Matt Lauer will again replace Bob Costas, who has an eye infection.
Bob Costas will focus on recovering from an eye infection, at least for a day.
By Dan Bernstein- CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) — There’s no hiding anything in Sochi. NBC knows it, and Russia will have to live with it. The 2012 London Summer Games were tabbed the “Twitter Olympics” […]
The Bears are a mere middling football team, making stories.
The Emmy race for Outstanding Comedy Series is a tight one this year, but it’s likely to come down to The Big Bang Theory, 30 Rock, and Louie for the top honor. Which show will Emmy voters choose for the prize?
NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels was arrested over the weekend in Southern California on suspicion of drunken driving, authorities said Sunday.
It sounds simple enough: before you decide to whip up the next inspirational sports legend to sell to the world, check to see if he’s already spent time in jail.
It makes us feel better when we can determine direct causes, identify means of prevention of similar acts, or categorize those involved as somehow different, distant or foreign.
And here I thought we had turned a corner in our understanding of the seriousness of brain injury, especially in what had appeared to be a newly enlightened – and legally threatened – NFL.
Beaver Stadium will roar this year, and soon. 106,000 Penn State football fans will chant “We are!!” as their white-helmeted heroes charge from the tunnel, united against all their perceived enemies.
The good guy in this story couldn’t prevent the human tragedy, only arriving on the scene after terrible things had already happened.
The NHL announced its national television schedule for the 2011-12 season Thursday and the Blackhawks are slated to appear in 13 games on either NBC or Versus.
An omission in the Pledge of Allegiance had NBC issuing an on-air apology Sunday during the U.S. Open.
Officials with knowledge of the decision say NBC has retained the U.S. Olympic television rights in a four-games deal through 2020 worth more than $4 billion.
In what Commissioner Gary Bettman is calling the most significant deal in league history, the NHL agreed to a contract that will keep them on NBC and Versus for the next 10 years.
Last season’s Stanley Cup Finals were great for the Chicago Blackhawks and their fans. It was equally as good for the NHL. The Cup Finals were one of the highest rated in NHL history, and thanks to that the league is optimistic for new TV deals.
The whirlwind tour for the Chicago Blackhawks continued last night as Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, and Brent Seabrook appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The group got alot of face time […]