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Chicago's Sports Dozen Best Father-Sons

<b> 12 ) Randy and Todd Hundley <br />
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Randy Hundley played ten of his 14  major league seasons with the Cubs. He hit 82 career home runs, finished fourth in the in the 1967 rookie of the year while capturing the '67 gold glove <br />
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Todd prepped locally at Fremd in Palatine. He played 14 years in the majors with 202 home runs and 599 RBIs. He went to two all-star games and hit 41 home runs and drove 112 for the 1996 Mets.  <br /> <br />

Todd's Cub tenure did not go as expected. He .199 with 28 home runs and 66 RBIs in his two seasons with the Cubs.  <br /> <br />
Chicago has a long history of great fathers and sons, fathers and daughters and families in sports. When creating a list of the best sports fathers with Chicago ties it’s tough to disclude anyone. The ties that bind these men to Chicago have created great legacies and created some amazing moments for both them and... Read more »

A Dozen Reasons to be Thankful For Chicago Sports

A Dozen Reasons to be Thankful For Chicago Sports
Chicago has been under verbal assault lately. Donald Trump has led the attacks against Chicago. He has talked about the “carnage” and referred to Chicago as a war zone. He is among those that have suggested that the city needs federal assistance in taking care of the violence. In reality, Chicago is one of the... Read more »

Notable Chicago Sports Professionals That Have Been Involved In Politics

Notable Chicago Sports Professionals That Have Been Involved In Politics
Chicago is a passionate city and nothing shows that more than the involvement of sports professionals in politics. Involvement has ranged from supporting a candidate or cause, running for office themselves or getting appointed as a judge or in other governmental positions of authority, these sports luminaries have made statement in the political realm. The... Read more »
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Did the Chicago Bears Hire the Wrong Head Coach?

Did the Chicago Bears Hire the Wrong Head Coach?
Former Bears and Broncos Offensive Coordinator Adam Gase is on the verge of his first playoff game as a Head Coach. Gase and his Miami Dolphins will play at the Steelers on Sunday. When the Denver Broncos fired John Fox after the 2014 season, it seemed like a coup for the Bears to hire the... Read more »

The Bears Ten Most Heartbreaking Losses to the Green Bay Packers

The Bears Ten Most Heartbreaking Losses to the Green Bay Packers
The Bears and Packers have played 189 times with each team winning 93, plus six ties. The Packers most recent victory tied the series. The Bears won the teams second meeting in 2015 to break a four game losing streak to Green Bay. That four game Packers streak was preceded by a six game Packers... Read more »

History of Chicago-Cleveland Sports Battles Began in 1887

History of Chicago-Cleveland Sports Battles Began in 1887
The Cubs-Indians World Series is being billed as a battle of two teams that have not won the World Series in a combined 176 years. There is a lot of history between Chicago and Cleveland on the Courts and Fields. Cleveland’s history with Chicago athletes dates to the Golden era of Cleveland sports in the... Read more »
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Bears Roster Continues to be Made Over By Fox and Pace

Bears Roster Continues to be Made Over By Fox and Pace
When the Bears hired Ryan Pace and John Fox to turn the Bears around they had arguably one of the worst rosters in the NFL. In less than 20 months on the job they have almost completely overturned the roster. The Bears have only 12 players and six starters remaining from the Emery/Trestman regime. The... Read more »

Dallas Tragedy Illustrates Larger Issues

Dallas Tragedy Illustrates Larger Issues
We are living in an age of hatred. The ambush that resulted in the death of five policemen in Dallas capped off an tragic week in the U.S. From the presidential election to social media and virtually every shooting, hatred has seemed to become the prevailing emotion. The entire country is hurting. At what point... Read more »

John Fox and the Bears Have Many Ties to Broncos and Panthers

John Fox and the Bears Have Many Ties to Broncos and Panthers
Most people with an interest in the Superbowl know by now that the Panthers and the Broncos are the two teams John Fox coached in his career before coming to the Bears this past season. There are far more links between the three franchises than Fox’s tenure in Carolina and Denver. Fox was replaced by... Read more »
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Chicago Sports Top Ten Stories of 2015

Chicago Sports Top Ten Stories of 2015
Chicago had one of it’s most memorable sports years in 2015. The Blackhawks won their sixth Stanley Cup in six years, the Cubs won 97 games in Joe Maddon’s first season, the Bears made significant changes at the top and Patrick Kane was an everyday conversation on Sports Radio for two very different stories. There... Read more »