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Jonathan Toews  celebrates after scoring a first-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Random Thoughts From Canada’s Gold Medal Victory

Canada was impressive from start to finish, dispatching Team Sweden 3-0.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

Canada's Jamie Benn, left, battles with Team USA's Phil Kessel. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Canada Dominates USA, Blackhawks Style

So this is what it feels like to be a fan of the Blackhawks’ foes, isn’t it?

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

That Canadian women's hockey team won the gold medal. (Getty Images)

Watch: Rob Ford, Other Canadian Fans Go Crazy Over Women’s Hockey Gold Medal

Canadian fans celebrated in style after the come-from-behind win in women’s hockey for the gold.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Jonathan Toews of Canada. (Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images)

Toews on U.S.-Canada Rivalry: ‘A Lot Of Animosity’

An old rivalry takes center stage again when Team USA and Canada meet in the Olympic hockey semifinals.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

From left, U.S. teammates Ryan Suter, Phil Kessel and Zach Parise celebrate. (Getty Images)

Listen To Team USA-Canada Semifinal Live On 670 The Score

Coverage starts at 10:45 a.m. Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Jonathan Quick. (Getty Images)

Zawaski: Canada’s Better, But Team USA Has The Quick Advantage

Team USA will have to be close to perfect to beat Canada in an Olympic hockey semifinal.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

U.S. goaltender Jonathan Quick. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

USA And Canada To Start Goaltenders Quick And Price

The stalwarts in goal at the Vancouver Games in 2010 will stay on the bench.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

T.J. Oshie  of the United States scores on a shootout against Sergei Bobrovski.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Zawaski: USA Defeats Russia in Shootout Thriller: What We Learned

It is impossible to argue that Team USA’s 3-2 shootout win over Russia wasn’t a fantastic sporting event, let alone hockey game.

670 The Score–02/15/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.

11/15/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/01/2013

Anthony Rizzo slides into Brandon Phillips.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Spiegel: WBC Gets The Baseball Juices Flowing Early

When the USA takes on Puerto Rico on Tuesday night in Miami to kick off round two of the World Baseball Classic, I’ll be locked and loaded.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2013

LeBron James of the US Men's Senior National Team calls a play against the Dominican Republic during an exhibition game on July 12, 2012 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

U.S. Olympic Basketball Team Beats Dominican Republic 113-59 In Exhibition

Kevin Durant picked up where he left off in international competition, scoring 24 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead the U.S. Olympic basketball team to a 113-59 victory over the Dominican Republic on Thursday night in an exhibition game.

07/12/2012

Ashley Hooks is Miss Illinois USA and represents her state June 3 in Las Vegas. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Miss Illinois USA

The state’s Miss USA representative is a state employee who specializes in urban planning. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

05/25/2012