It's a busy day in Chicago sports. Both the Bulls and the Blackhawks could move on to the next round of the playoffs if they win their respective games Tuesday night.It's winner take all in Vancouver. The Blackhawks and Canucks face off in the seventh and deciding game of their first round series.
The Chicago Bulls held court with a big win yesterday at the United Center to send the playoff series back to Indiana with a 2-0 lead. You can go to espnchicago.com for comprehensive coverage. You can stay here for my quick, random observations:The players seemed cold.
Derrick Rose scored 36 points, Carlos Boozer added 17 points and 16 rebounds, and the top-seeded Chicago Bulls pulled out another dramatic victory over Indiana, beating the Pacers 96-90 on Monday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.Rose scored eight points over the final 4 minutes.
Did you see Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel during the Bulls game? He had (great?) seats under the basket and was featured prominently in a late game Derrick Rose highlight. Rose made a huge play and then postured to the audience, pumping his chest and shouting at the crowd.
President Barack Obama returns to Washington on Friday with his re-election campaign a bit richer. The president attended three fundraising events Thursday evening in Chicago.Ticket prices topped out at $35,800, though they were as low as $100 at the largest event, on Navy Pier.
Top story: Tonight, President Obama will be in Chicago to kick off his campaign for reelection in 2012. He will be here at Navy Pier for a big fundraiser tonight. Opposite that fundraiser, Mayor Daley will be attending the "I Love Chicago.
Top story: Today is a big one for Chicago politics. It's the first City Council meeting since the April runoffs. So what's on the agenda? Um...um....wait...um....nothin'? Affordable housing? No. Pushed off. Food trucks? No. That's old. Cleaning horse urine? Already done.