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  • All-Star closer Wade Davis important piece for Cubs' World Series defense

    All-Star closer Wade Davis important piece for Cubs' World Series defense

    The Cubs' acquisition of closer Wade Davis likely will be their biggest move of the offseason. But they believe their work is far from complete as they try to add the finishing touches on a well-worked bullpen they plan ride in an attempt at a second consecutive World Series title. "We're not necessarily...

  • Threesome Advice Panel: Can I just give my girlfriend cash to buy something that she wants?

    My girlfriend really wants a motorcycle, but I don't know [bleep] about motorcycles. I know about how much it will cost, but she's still unsure about which one she wants. Even when she sees one that she likes, she doesn't try it out because she can't afford it. Is it cool to just give her cash...

  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    A karaoke fundraiser, dessert and beer and more things to do in Chicago on Thursday, Dec. 8.

  • White Sox trade Adam Eaton to Nationals for three pitching prospects

    White Sox trade Adam Eaton to Nationals for three pitching prospects

    The White Sox traded outfielder Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday afternoon, one day after the Sox started their rebuilding project by parting with ace Chris Sale. With the deal, the Sox gave up two of their most valuable players within two days at the winter meetings to bring...

  • Sky's Pondexter pushes for title on court, citywide healing off it

    Sky's Pondexter pushes for title on court, citywide healing off it

    Chicago isn’t short on young men who have become household names in basketball. Walk past any patch of blacktop in the city and you’ll see kids donning jerseys of those who inspire them: Derrick Rose, Jabari Parker, Dwyane Wade and others immediately come to mind. But what about girls who need...

  • Reality TV star declares 'I like Chicago' after BF traded to White Sox

    Reality TV star declares 'I like Chicago' after BF traded to White Sox

    That didn't take long. "Don't Be Tardy" star Brielle Biermann declared affinity for Chicago Wednesday, a day after her boyfriend Michael Kopech was traded to the White Sox. "I like Chicago already!!" Biermann tweeted after social media users argued about whether her face is "fake." The debate ensued...

  • ‘Office Christmas Party’ review: A mixed bag from Santa

    ‘Office Christmas Party’ review: A mixed bag from Santa

    “Non-alcoholic mimosa—one per person,” reads a sign in the opening scene of “Office Christmas Party,” effectively capturing how soul-sucking and terrible work functions can be if your employer isn’t any fun. The film is full of funny little moments that cleverly tap into adult reality, but directors...

  • Joe Buck denies favoring the Cubs, being the Zodiac Killer on 'Conan'

    Joe Buck denies favoring the Cubs, being the Zodiac Killer on 'Conan'

    Fox Sports announcer Joe Buck said, no, he wasn't in bed with slugger Kyle Schwarber or other Cubs players. He's also not the Zodiac Killer, as purported by a fan sign outside Wrigley Field during the World Series. "I have an alibi," Buck told Conan O'Brien on Tuesday's episode of "Conan." "No,...

  • Former Bear Rashaan Salaam found dead at 42

    Former Bear Rashaan Salaam found dead at 42

    The news of Rashaan Salaam's death hit those who knew him during his time with the Bears with full force Tuesday afternoon. Ron Turner, Salaam's offensive coordinator for two seasons, couldn't wrap his brain around the reality, recalling the natural ebullience Salaam always seemed to carry himself...

  • Donald Trump is Time's Person of the Year

    Donald Trump is Time's Person of the Year

    Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year. "It's a great honor. It means a lot," Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC's "Today" show. The magazine's managing editor, Nancy Gibbs, said on the program that Democrat Hillary Clinton was the No. 2 finalist....

  • A fig-filled rum cocktail worth leaving the house for

    A fig-filled rum cocktail worth leaving the house for

    Rum, meet fig marmalade. I have a feeling you two will get along just fine.

  • RedEye Rush Hour: Dec. 6

    RedEye Rush Hour: Dec. 6

    Welcome to RedEye Rush Hour, your breakdown of news to help you pass the time while you're surviving your commute. Not "out of control" What's up: Chicago's top cop, CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson, is pushing back against the perception of Chicago as a "city overrun by murder and violence," saying...

  • RedEye Rush Hour: Dec. 7

    RedEye Rush Hour: Dec. 7

    Welcome to RedEye Rush Hour, your breakdown of news to help you pass the time while you're surviving your commute. Put down your damn phones What's up: Midwestern drivers are the worst in the nation—IN THE NATION—when it comes to texting and driving and racing through yellow lights, according to...

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