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Being a Chicago Sports Fan One of My True Joys in Life

Being a Chicago Sports Fan One of My True Joys in Life
Every month Chicago Now challenges all of the bloggers to write a post on the same topic. We all take different paths to the same idea. This month’s assignment is ” “Write a love letter, but it can’t be to a person.” I have always loved sports since I can remember.  My father had Bulls... Read more »

Kane Always Seizes the Big Moments

Kane Always Seizes the Big Moments
Over the past five seasons, no one had been more clutch in the Stanley Cup playoffs and perhaps in Sports overall than Patrick Kane. His feel for the big moments has been a major force in the Blackhawks success. Kane has scored four overtime goals in the Stanley Cup playoffs in his career and seven... Read more »

Blackhawks Have Thrived When Trailing in a Series Under Quenneville

Blackhawks Have Thrived When Trailing in a Series Under Quenneville
Since Joel Quenneville took over as Blackhawks coach five games into the 2008-09 season, they have arguably been the NHL’s best team. Five times in the Quenneville era the Blackhawks have won a series after trailing. This is the second time (third if you count trailing 1-0 and 2-0 against St. Louis) that they have... Read more »
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Blackhawks and Kings Schedule Set for Western Conference Final

Blackhawks and Kings Schedule Set for Western Conference Final
The Blackhawks will face the Kings for the second consecutive year in the Western Conference Final. The Blackhawks are attempting to become the first Stanley Cup defending champion to make it back to the final since Detroit in 2009. The Kings win over Anaheim in their western conference semifinal matchup meant the Blackhawks gained home... Read more »

Ten Chicago Athletes that Retired too Late

Ten Chicago Athletes that Retired too Late
Paul Konerko’s return for a 16th season with the White Sox is baffling.  He finished 2013 with his White Sox career lows of 12 home runs and 54 runs batted in. After making the all-star team the three previous seasons, Paulie slumped significantly last year. Jose Abreu’s emergence and with Adam Dunn unlikely to be... Read more »

Blackhawks Success Under Quenneville Remarkable in Clinchers

The Blackhawks have enjoyed unprecedented success under Joel Quennville. The win over the Wild gave the Blackhawks their fourth trip to the western conference finals in the last six years. He is the first coach to take the Hawks to four conference finals in the post expansion era. Even more remarkable is their 12-2 record... Read more »
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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 »

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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A Dozen Memorable Moments in the Crosstown Classic (BP Cup)

A Dozen Memorable Moments in the Crosstown Classic (BP Cup)
Prior to the inauguration of interleague play in 1997, the White Sox and Cubs played an exhibition game off and on in many incarnations. Those games had some memorable moments. Including a Michael Jordan game winning double down the third base line at Wrigley Field in 1994 and Steve Lyons playing all nine positions. The... Read more »
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