Jim Cornelison to sing anthem

Updated: May 2, 2011, 12:31 PM ET
By Roman Modrowski | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- In the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden, Chicago Bulls vice president of business operations Steve Schanwald said Monday there will be special significance to the pregame festivities as Jim Cornelison will sing the National Anthem for the first time at a Bulls game before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Cornelison sings the anthem for Chicago Blackhawks games, and each version becomes a tribute to the U.S. military as two veterans -- usually one from a recent conflict ...

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