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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 »

Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses

Bulls Lottery History Full of Hits and Misses
The Bulls drafted Michael Jordan third in the 1984 NBA Draft. That was one year before the first NBA draft lottery. The Knicks took Patrick Ewing first overall that year amidst substantial controversy and conspiracy theories.   Wayman Tisdale went second to N.Y. Everyone outside of New York was claiming that the league wanted the... Read more »

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 »
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The Ten Best Chicago Sports Costume Ideas

Every year, ESPN Radio 1000/WMVP holds a Ditkaween contest on Da Coach's weekly show. At the end they award the prize for the closest to looking like Ditka. Even  those that were not alive during Iron Mike's tenure like to dress up as Da Coach with a little help from their parents.

Courtesy The Football Guys.
Chicago is undoubtedly one of the best sports towns in the World. We have a number of eccentric and great sports heroes that we worship and love to mimic. Halloween is the perfect time to do that. If you are a Chicago sports fan that wants to combine your passion of sports with Halloween fun,... Read more »

Bulls Question for 2015-16 is How to Get Past LeBron

Bulls Question for 2015-16 is How to Get Past LeBron
In four of the last six seasons, the Bulls have been ousted in the playoffs by a LeBron James led team. They lost to the Cavs in 2010 and 2015 and to Miami in 2011 and 2013.  In those six seasons a LeBron led team has won 14 out of 18 playoffs series. The loss... Read more »

Bulls Hope to Continue Regular Season Success Against Bucks in Playoffs

Bulls Hope to Continue Regular Season Success Against Bucks in Playoffs
After a 3-1 regular season against Milwaukee the Bulls will open up the post the post season against the Bucks at the United Center. The Bulls won both games at the United Center and split the two games in Milwaukee. In an season with constant injuries and players missing games. Tom Thibodeau will have almost... Read more »
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Chicago Movies With Sports Themes and References Present Their Own Academy Awards.

Brian's Song was a movie that transcended its time.
Sports movies that have Chicago Themes and References go back over 65 years. Chicago has created a multitude of stories both fiction and non-fiction. From the Monty Stratton story in 1949. The four major sports and five major Chicago Sports teams have been represented. The Blackhawks have been represented by Stan Mikita in Wayne’s World... Read more »

Chicago Stadium and Comiskey Park Provided Chicago With Many Great Memories.

Chicago Stadium and Comiskey Park Provided Chicago With Many Great Memories.
Some of my greatest memories as a child were spent at Comiskey Park and the Chicago Stadium. In their place US Cellular Field and the United Center have given Chicago two modern stadiums with all the amenities expected. As a young child my family had season tickets to the Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears as a kid.... Read more »

Bulls Eastern Conference Favorites According to Experts

Bulls Eastern Conference Favorites According to Experts
While the Cleveland Cavaliers were hijacking ESPN to make sure the entire world knew about LeBron James returning back to as he put it, Northeast Ohio, nobody but a handful of experts seemed to notice the changes the Bulls were making. They traded up to get Doug McDermott in the first round and added Center... Read more »
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Toews and Kane and Chicago's Ten Best Sports Duos

Toews and Kane and Chicago's Ten Best Sports Duos
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane’s new contacts will keep them in Chicago through 2023. Each signed an eight year, $84 million contact extension. Their leadership in helping Blackhawks win two Stanley Cup titles are exceeded only by Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen in the last 70 years. Chicago has been very fortunate to have many... Read more »