An Olympian's Story - from Rape to Redemption and so much more

This is a must-see video from Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Nancy Hogshead-Makar – a story of rape, redemption, and a golden warrior’s tale.  Thank you facebook.com/TheRealAthleteTPT videos for sharing this story with us all.   http://www.facebook.com/TheRealAthleteTPT/videos/1114865142011572/

Da Cubs...Da Bitter End

It was a crazy 2018 season for the Chicago Cubs – a very good one with 95 wins and a great year compared to many other MLB teams.  The team reached the post-season for the fourth consecutive year and made history with this stat for the franchise. Even with balky offense in many games, the Cubs hung... Read more »

Great Dame: Laura Davies Wins Inaugural U.S. Sr. Women's Open at Chicago Golf Club

The scene was the Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, IL – the event was the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship…and it was a trip back in time for many who came out to watch former favorite LPGA players in the 50+ age group compete once again. And, it was awesome. England’s golf royalty, Dame... Read more »
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Big Kick-Off for LPGA's KPMG/Women's PGA Championship next week

Major champion Phil Mickelson joins LPGA Tour star Mariah Stackhouse and Chicago Professional athletes for the KPMG Windy City Skills Challenge; Monday, June 25 at 3:00 p.m. CDT   WHAT:              Kicking off the week of the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, KPMG will host an interactive event benefiting local youth at Chicago’s historic Soldier Field.   VISUALS:        ... Read more »

Sportz Shortz

Happy Retirement Patrick Sharp – sorry to see you go but it sure was fun while it lasted. Speaking of the Blackhawks – what a downer – first time not in the playoffs for 10 years – this is a real drag not having our Blackhawks even make it into round one of the playoffs.... Read more »

Calling All Women Golfers

As someone who belonged to this group for many years and met some very special ladies who also share my love for golf ( I better since it’s my career!) – I wanted to make sure you knew about them and had the scoop on the beginning events for the group and their league line-ups.... Read more »
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2018 Winter Olympics Kick-Off; Let My Olympics Mania Begin

Up until 1992 the Winter and Summer Olympic Games were held in the same years, but in compliance with a 1986 decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to place the Summer and Winter Games on separate four-year cycles in alternating even-numbered years, the next Winter Olympics after 1992 was in 1994. This allows all of us Olympics watching junkies the opportunity to go manic... Read more »

A Pro Athlete's "Me Too" Story From UCONN and WNBA Star Breanna Stewart

A collegiate basketball coach friend of mine forwarded this story this week and it was too important not to share with all of you. A tough story to read from one of the WNBA’s top young players and on topic to all the news of abuse surfacing every single day since the Harvey Weinstein story broke…it... Read more »

GOOD Sports

*Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo attended a ribbon cutting ceremony at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital on Tuesday. The ceremony was to commemorate The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation’s $3.5 million contribution to Lurie Children’s Hospital back in May. Okay so if you didn’t love Anthony before, which many of us do,  you just... Read more »
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Welcome to Chicago Mitchell Trubisky!

I’m not one to watch an entire pre-season Bears football game (especially with their record the last few years) but there was something that made me watch the whole game for the Bears home opener last Thursday night – and boy am I glad I did! We all got to see the unveiling of what... Read more »