On Monday afternoon, news broke that The Rolling Stones would welcome a special guest to the stage for the final show in the three-show Chicago run. That special guest was country-pop sensation Taylor Swift. My daughters know “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” and a few classics. I figured they could wait a few [...]

Pundits across the nation and Chicago fans declared the Bulls’ season finished following Saturday’s crushing blow. In the hours since Derrick Rose crumpled to the floor in the final 90 seconds of Chicago’s Game 1 victory over the 76ers, his presence in the game and Tom Thibodeau’s decision-making have been dissected one million ways. Kyle [...]

On Wednesday, the world bid farewell to “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” She went out with a quiet one-hour studio show, a stark contrast from the grandiose United Center spectacle of the previous two days. I remember the old country song as I think about Winfrey’s exit from daytime television. “Who’s going to fill her shoes?” [...]