Posts in category "Sports"

Chicago Sports Museum and Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch: A Place to Play for Chicago Sports Fans

Chicago Sports Museum and Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch:  A Place to Play for Chicago Sports Fans
I can’t wait to see the sports treasures (think Sammy Sosa’s corked bat) and experience the interactive fun at the newest venture from Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group (HCRG), Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch and the Chicago Sports Museum!  This cool concept will open to the public on Wednesday, April 2, with the Chicago Sports Museum... Read more »

The Chicago Blackhawks' Classy Open Letter to Boston, the Bruins and their Fans

The Chicago Blackhawks' Classy Open Letter to Boston, the Bruins and their Fans
The Chicago Blackhawks organization put the following letter in the Boston newspapers.  Congrats to the Stanley Cup Champions for their unmatched skills,  style and class.  We need to see more of this.  Read this…….. THANK YOU An open letter to the Boston Bruins Organization & the City of Boston Hockey is a tough game.  As... Read more »

Chicago White Sox "Step Up to the Plate" for World's Largest Ronald McDonald House

White Sox Gavin Floyd, Chris Sale and Jess Crain greet a little friend.
Chicago White Sox’ Jerry Reinsdorf, pitchers Chris Sale, Gavin Floyd and Jess Crain “stepped up to the plate” for a rooftop dedication ceremony at the 15-story Ronald McDonald House at 211 E. Grand on June 11.    The ceremony commemorated the White Sox commitment to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana with a... Read more »
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A No-Holds Barred Memoir by Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors, "The Outsider", Coming May 14!

A No-Holds Barred Memoir by Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors, "The Outsider", Coming May 14!
I’m getting so excited about tennis great Jimmy Connors’ upcoming autobiography, “The Outsider”.  His wife Patti told me he’s looking forward to a book tour that sadly, for now, doesn’t include a stop in Chicago but I will keep working on them! Here’s Jimmy’s description of the book, “”A lot has been written about me,... Read more »

Strike a Pose: Chicago Cubs players and their wives hit the runway for charity

Event hosts Kim and David DeJesus
Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus and his wife Kim hosted more than 275 guests at the River East Arts Center on January 17 for their inaugural “Strike a Pose” fashion show benefitting their non-profit, David DeJesus Family Foundation.  The show featured Cubs players and their wives walking the runway in fashions from the 900 North... Read more »

Marc Trestman is Introduced as Chicago Bears Head Coach: I Wish I Liked Football

Marc Trestman is Introduced as Chicago Bears Head Coach: I Wish I Liked Football
Marc Trestman is being introduced now as the Head Coach of the Chicago Bears.  It’s on the radio and on every TV channel.  You could hear a pin drop on my block right now. Don’t get me wrong, I cheer as loudly as the next guy at a Bear TD and cry into my beer... Read more »
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Chicago Sports Stars David DeJesus and Brandon Marshall Give Back for Charity

Kim and David DeJesus
Sports stars giving back is the theme for these next two events starting with Chicago Cubs newcomer David DeJesus!  He and wife Kim are keeping busy in the off-season by preparing for their upcoming fundraiser on Thursday, January 17, at the River East Arts Center to kick off Cubs Convention weekend.  “Strike a Pose” will... Read more »

Kerry Wood Hosts "Woody's Winter Warm-up" Fundraiser at Harry Caray's

Kerry and Sarah Wood are thrilled that the live auction package was doubled for $14K!
Friday night was a sports lover’s dream come true as newly resigned Cubs pitcher, Kerry Wood, and his beautiful wife Sarah hosted their first  “Woody’s Winter Warmup” fundraiser for their Wood Family Foundation. When we arrived, Kerry and Sarah were being interviewed by every news station in town while players were arriving in droves.  It... Read more »