Tag Archives: Detroit Red Wings

Second Presidental Debate draws less than the first

Viewers may be getting tired of rhetoric Are you tired of hearing that racist, sexiest, woman-groping, Chicago-hating, wannabe rapist running as the Republican nominee for President? Yours truly know [..]

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Winter Classic ratings disappoint, but College Football rocks

Despite close game, the seventh annual edition declines in ratings Is the NHL Winter Classic losing its luster? The seventh annual outdoor hockey game between the Chicago Blackhawks [..]

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Blackhawks rock the Stanley Cup House

Big tune in locally – and nationally The Stanley Cup Final began Wednesday night between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins. This marks both teams’ second appearance [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Sun-Times fires entire photography staff

– In a stunning move, the Chicago Sun-Times fired almost all of its photography staff on Thursday, which left 28 people out of work. The Wrapports -owned paper [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: WLS-TV widens lead over rivals

Grab baggin’: – ABC-owned WLS-TV widened its lead over its competitors during the just-completed May sweeps, according to Nielsen. According to CRM, ABC 7 swept all local news [..]

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Bulls, Blackhawks score in the ratings Wednesday night

The next time someone tells you a playoff game doesn’t resonate in Chicago – even when the hometown team is down 3-to-1 in a series – don’t believe [..]

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The Grab Bag: Conan, “Archer” receive contract extensions

  – One up, one down: Archer just received a vote of confidence from FX as the cable net green-lighted the animated series for a fourth season for [..]

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Playoff season: That’s a wrap!

Finally tallies of the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup Finals: – The five game series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic drew 14.3 million [..]

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Versus shoots and scores with NHL playoffs

– The Chicago Blackhawks may have lost its Western Conference Finals series with the arch rival Detroit Red Wings, but they were big winners locally in the ratings. [..]

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T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag- The Sports Edition

A lot of sports-related news today: – CBS and Fox have extended their deals with the NFL until 2014 with CBS getting rights to carry Super Bowl XLVII [..]

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Winter Classic shoots and scores in ratings

The third annual NHL Winter Classic which featured an outdoor game played at Wrigley Field between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings drew an 2.9 Nielsen overnight [..]

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Detroit’s papers to cut back on delivery

Detroit’s two main newspapers (The Free Press and News) are scaling back their delivery due to the worsening economic conditions. Beginning in March, both papers will be delivering [..]

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Restore the roar

Yes, it’s still hard to believe, but it’s amazing how the Chicago Blackhawks have changed their fortunes – on and off the ice. At a time when a [..]

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NBC to televise Outdoor NHL Classic – featuring Hawks and Wings at Wrigley

It’s official: The third NHL Winter Outdoor Classic is being held at Wrigley Field here in Chicago featuring the Chicago Blackhawaks and the Detroit Red Wings. The two [..]

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