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Chicago Bandits Softball Team To Host Open Tryouts

Chicago Bandits Softball Team To Host Open Tryouts
As the 10th season of Chicago Bandits professional softball gets underway, here’s a chance for everyone who’s dreamed of playing pro ball to get a chance…. Play an exhibition game….join the team.  Open tryouts work! The Chicago Bandits professional softball team have a great idea here. If you are 21 or over, and and can think... Read more »

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball, After All?

2020 Olympics: Softball and Baseball, After All?
“Including softball in the Olympic Games will help to inspire millions of girls to use the Games and the Olympic values of friendship, respect and excellence to strive for their best on and off the field. This will be good for girls, and good for society and it will make the Olympic Movement more relevant to... Read more »

Chicago Bandits Holiday Clinic Brings Winter Cheer At The Dome

Chicago Bandits Holiday Clinic Brings Winter Cheer At The Dome
 The Chicago Bandits professional fastpitch softball team announced plans for a trio of Holiday Clinic sessions that will be held at The Dome at the Ballpark (34 Jennie Finch Way, Rosemont, IL) on Monday, December 30, 2013. The Bandits will offer three different sessions starting with an agility camp at 1 p.m.  The hour long session will... Read more »
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2020 Vision: Get Softball Back In The Olympics!

2020 Vision: Get Softball Back In The Olympics!
  “Softball at the Olympics would be good for girls everywhere and good for society”  Jennie Finch, 2004 and 2008 US Olympic softball champion Jennie Finch, one of the legends of Olympic softball, has called on women everywhere to show their support for softball to be played at the Olympic Games ahead of next week’s decision... Read more »

Abbott Throws a Postseason Strike; NPF Vows "This Will Never Happen Again"

Abbott Throws a Postseason Strike; NPF Vows "This Will Never Happen Again"
You know, I’ve never seen a World Series game rained out one day, without being recheduled. Shoot, I remembered back to the 1989 “Battle of the Bay” World Series–during the great San Francisco Earthquake on October 17.  My brother and many fellow sportscasters lived through that quake. Even after the devastating, 6.9 Richter Scale quake, and just a... Read more »

Weather Drowns Title Repeat Hopes For NPF, Bandits

Weather Drowns Title Repeat Hopes For NPF, Bandits
Up to Sunday, there was nary a glitch to the first-ever NPF Fastpitch Softball Championships at the Ballpark at Rosemont, aka, the “World Series of Softball.” The weather was hot, the skies were clear, the competition was fierce, and well-matched. The crowds looked to be around 900-plus for the Chicago Bandits games, and ESPN was going to... Read more »
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No World Series In Chicago? Think Again....Like Bandits!

No World Series In Chicago? Think Again....Like Bandits!
Who said there wouldn’t be a World Series in Chicago this year? Starting Thursday night, the nation’s top professional women’s softball teams will be in Rosemont for the 2012 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship Series, aka “The World Series of Softball.” “The Village of Rosemont is honored to host this showcase of world-class women’s athletics... Read more »

Women Rule This Election Season! Title IX's Impact and Future

With both political candidates focusing so heavily on the women’s vote this November, I thought I would re-run one of my earlier columns this year about the many positive effects of Title IX, the ruling that changed my life and the life of many famous individuals. My niece Amelia, age 9, is one busy and... Read more »

Major League Baseball, Women, Augusta National, and Ball Size

Major League Baseball, Women, Augusta National, and Ball Size
When you think about it, baseball and golf share much in common: *They’ve both been popular since the 19th century. *The praises of each sport have been sung by some of our most respected poets…. “Golf, like measles, should be caught young. ”- P.G. Wodehouse “I see great things in baseball…. It’s our game–the American game.”... Read more »
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THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL...

THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL...
On this Valentine’s Day 2012, and in honor of the late and great Whitney Houston, I think it only appropriate to declare my love for something that has given me the “greatest love of all.” And just what is the greatest love of all? As Ms. Houston intoned, 26 years ago, “Learning to love yourself is... Read more »
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