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Being a Sports Fan Is One of Life's Best Guilty Pleasures

Being a Sports Fan Is One of Life's Best Guilty Pleasures
We are on the eve of the NCAA Tournament beginning in full force.  The great american pastime of office pools, getting away from work to watch the games and wearing schools colors is a right of  passage in March. For our March assignment for the monthly Blogapalooza, we were assigned “Write a post passionately defending... Read more »

The Worst Uniforms in Chicago Sports History

Quite possibly the worst idea in the history of sportswear. The White Sox donned shorts in the 1976 season, because Bill Veeck thought his players were too hot.
The Bulls Christmas Day uniforms were the latest attempt by the NBA to promote alternate jerseys and sell more product. This is not a new phenomenon. Alternate and/or bad jerseys go back as far as there have been sports teams in Chicago. Here is a look at the worst.

Derrick Rose and Chicago's Ten Most Injury Prone and Fragile Athletes

Derrick Rose and Chicago's Ten Most Injury Prone and Fragile Athletes
Derrick Rose’s comeback lasted ten games. After sitting out all of the 2012-13 season, Rose injured the medial meniscus in his right knee 19 months after tearing the ACL in his left. Per Espn’s Darren Rovell Rose has made $41 million in the last three seasons and played in only 50 games. In Rose’s first... Read more »
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Ten Reasons to be Thankful in Chicago Sports

Ten Reasons to be Thankful in Chicago Sports
Although it has been a tough year in Chicago Sports except for the Blackhawks, we have a lot to be thankful for. We live in one of the best cities in the world to be fan, participant or weekend warrior. Here is my list of what to be thankful for in Chicago Sports. The Lakefront... Read more »

Blackhawks 2013 Season Ranks Among the Ten Best in Chicago History

The Blackhawks have had one of the most magical seasons in Chicago history. Their historical 24 game streak of not losing a game in regulation to begin the season and hoisting the Stanley Cup at the end rank among the greatest in history of Chicago Sports. All of Chicago’s sports teams have had magical or... Read more »

Blackhawks Attempt to Win Fifth Cup in 12th Finals Appearance

The Blackhawks first played for Lord Stanley’s Cup in just their fourth season as a franchise. Their 12 appearances ranks fifth all-time. The “original six” franchises compile the top five, with only the New York Rangers’ ten appearances ranking behind the Blackhawks. Their four titles ranks them sixth all-time. Fellow “Original Six” teams, Montreal, Boston,... Read more »
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Blackhawks and Bruins Postseason History Stretches to Inaugural Playoff Appearances in 1927

A lot has been made of the fact that the Blackhawks and Bruins are part of the NHL’s “original six”. The Bruins entered the league for the 1924-25 season and Blackhawks two seasons later. They have combined for six stanley cups. They each made their first postseasons appearances in 1927. The Bruins defeated the Blackhawks... Read more »

The Biggest Days in Chicago Sports History

The Biggest Days in Chicago Sports History
Chicago has had a lot of memorable moments in its sports history. Often the sports have intersected on the same day to create memorable moments and games in two sports. Many of us can pinpoint where we were on what we were doing on those days. Four events captured the attention of the city and... Read more »

The Ten Greatest Comebacks in Chicago Sports History

The Ten Greatest Comebacks in Chicago Sports History
In the dry spell of Chicago sports in the 1970’s and early 1980’s, the battle cry in Chicago sports was wait ‘til next year. Comebacks haven’t generally been a part of the Chicago Sports landscape. The Blackhawks rally from three games to one down will be remembered for the ages. Michael Jordan’s return from two... Read more »
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Blackhawks and Red Wings have a Rich Playoff History

The Blackhawks and Red Wings have a rich playoff history. They met for the first time in the postseason in the 1934 Stanley Cup Finals. Their first meeting was November 24, 1926 in both teams inaugural campaign. The Red Wings won 1-0 and it was their first win as a franchise and the Blackhawks first... Read more »