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'Perfect' Northwestern Hosts Indiana Saturday

'Perfect' Northwestern Hosts Indiana Saturday
As I reported on InternetFM and WRLR 98.3 FM earlier this week, Northwestern Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald is cautiously optimistic as his Wildcats completed the nonconference portion of their schedule a perfect 4-0, including a 38-7 win over the MAC conference’ South Dakota Coyotes on Saturday. Northwestern takes its undefeated record into Big Ten on Saturday,... Read more »

'Wait Til Next Year' for Sky's WNBA Playoffs/Fan Appreciation Saturday Night

'Wait Til Next Year' for Sky's WNBA Playoffs/Fan Appreciation Saturday Night
There is no locker room atmosphere like the one where a season is over. I remember covering the Detroit Pistons locker room at the end of their run as the Bad Boys of the Eastern Conference at the dawn of the 1990′s, just as the Bulls began their legendary run of six titles. Bill Laimbeer sat... Read more »

Sky are THISCLOSE To Eliminating/Clinching Elusive Playoff Berth

Sky are THISCLOSE To Eliminating/Clinching Elusive Playoff Berth
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it... Read more »
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Upset of World Champs Puts Rollercoaster Sky Back in Playoff Race

Upset of World Champs Puts Rollercoaster Sky Back in Playoff Race
Attending Chicago Sky games in 2012 is much like a a day at Six Flags Great America.  It’s been a rollercoaster ride since the season began in May, from an intense, head-over-heels rolling adventure we’ll call the “King Chaos” to a terrifying thriller we’ll call the “Giant Drop,” an eight-game,  high-speed free fall that plummeted... Read more »

Remembering 9/11....I Had A Feeling....

Remembering 9/11....I Had A Feeling....
Six months before the 9/11 attacks, I knew something bad was going happen to the United States. I felt it in my bones. My heart was so heavy at times, I couldn’t breathe. And I knew…didn’t know what bad thing would happen. But I saw it coming. How would I know? I’m a writer from... Read more »

Luck, Preparation=Opportunity for Eastin, NFL Referees and Women

Luck, Preparation=Opportunity for Eastin, NFL Referees and Women
Luck + Preparation=Opportunity How many times have we heard that equation in the business world?  Turns out that more often than not, it’s true. Such was the case for 42-year old Shannon Eastin, who wanted to be a football player when she grew up. When she found out that door wasn’t opened to her, she... Read more »
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PLAYOFFS? Swaggering Sky Puts Playoff Tickets on Sale

PLAYOFFS? Swaggering Sky Puts Playoff Tickets on Sale
Can the Chicago Sky (10-16) REALLY be THIS confident? A retweet from Chicago Sky forward Swin Cash says it all, folks: “I Guess I Got My Swagger Back#Truth” In truth, I think Cash was talking about the Sky’s new Nike-brand game shoes, but the former WNBA champion may have just been talking about how she’s been... Read more »
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