Posts in category "Roller Derby"

Derby Is Back, Again: Windy City Rollers 2014 Preview

Derby Is Back, Again: Windy City Rollers 2014 Preview
Roller derby returns to Chicago this Saturday at a more intimate spot for the Windy City Rollers’ 2013-2014 season opener. The Broadway Armory, which holds around 900, was once a venue for skating events as long ago as the 1920s, and is where the Windy City Rollers will begin their tenth season. The sport set... Read more »

Cameron Esposito: Future of Comedy, says Jay Leno

Cameron Esposito: Future of Comedy, says Jay Leno
Cameron Esposito, the well-known and beloved Chicago stand-up comedian, officially went big time this week. Last year she moved on to Los Angeles, but anyone who has ever met Cameron here, or has ever seen her perform has always known she’d be big time. Just a few years ago I went to see a friend... Read more »

Women & Athleticism: The Often-Missed Story

Women & Athleticism: The Often-Missed Story
Right now there are two major stories regarding women in sports. And the two stories are only trending in the blogosphere and all over the internet for little more than what could be each story’s profound dumbness. First this week we heard about a sports writer, a woman no less, named Ann-Megan Raley, who writes... Read more »
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Derby is Back: Windy City Rollers 2013 Preview

Derby is Back: Windy City Rollers 2013 Preview
Roller derby returns to Chicago on Jan. 26 at the UIC Pavilion as the Windy City Rollers kick off 2013 with their annual pre-season charity tournament. Saturday night will see the each of the league’s four teams¬† — the Double Crossers, The Fury, the Hell’s Belles and the Manic Attackers–¬† skate on behalf of selected... Read more »