Category: NBA Playoffs

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 »

Warriors Greatness and Comparison to 90s Bulls Need to Accepted by Chicago Fans

Warriors Greatness and Comparison to 90s Bulls Need to Accepted by Chicago Fans
The Golden State Warriors three-year run to the NBA finals is among the greatest in NBA History. It has given rise to criticism of their greatness and comparisons to the other elite teams in NBA history. Social media has given everyone the opportunity express their opinions and to a much wider audience. It has also... Read more »

Chicago's Tributes to Craig Sager

Chicago's Tributes to Craig Sager
Earlier today NBA Broadcasting Legend Craig Sager passed away at the age of 65. Sager’s connections to Chicago are numerous. He grew up in Batavia, graduated from Northwestern where he was NU’s mascot Willie the Wildcat and his wife and now widow Stacy was a Luvabulls dancer. Sager fought a very public battle two and... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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Bulls headed for a Critical Offseason

Bulls headed for a Critical Offseason
The Bulls loss to Washington has created a lot of discussion on their surprising five game first round loss to Washington. The disappointing end to another overachieving regular season has created a lot of discussion. Facebook was buzzing with Bulls fans chiming in on what just happened and what should happen this off-season. I was... Read more »

Chicago's Notable Sports Deaths in 2013

Phil Henderson April 17, 1968- February 17, 2013

Henderson was an McDonald’s All-American at Crete-Monee before starring at Duke for Mike Krzyzewski. According to the Sun-Times, Henderson scored 1,397 points at Duke and was the leading scorer on their 1990 National Runner-up.

The Sun-TImes also noted that Henderson came back to Crete to run his alma mater’s summer basketball program in 2011, after they fired coach Matt Ryndak.

After Duke, Henderson played many years overseas, including the Philippines where he passed away of an apparent heart attack.
Chicago sports lost many stars in the past year. Some were former athletes that played for Chicago teams, some reared here, others become synonymous through announcing Chicago teams and others settled here once there playing careers were over. All of these sports figures made an impact locally on their sports or both. They will all... 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 »
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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 »