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Small Market Franchise On The Rise Despite Limited Funds

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Small Market Franchise On The Rise Despite Limited Funds

The Chicago Court Kingz is the name of a team that often goes unnoticed. As one of the many teams in the American Basketball Association, growth and prosperity appears far-fetched in a league that seems to be neglected by your average “hoops” fan. The Court Kingz are a determined group of achievers that were founded […]

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High School Basketball Provides a Positive Look for Chicago

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High School Basketball Provides a Positive Look for Chicago

Chicago is often seen in a negative light nationally. But one thing inside Chicago is shining, and we need to pay more attention to it. The city has continued to produce some of the top high school basketball talent in the country and that trend looks like it won’t stop anytime soon. Names like, sadly […]

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Saturday Night Derby

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Saturday Night Derby

The Windy City Rollers beat St. Louis’ Arch Rival Roller Girls in the All-Star bout on March 22. The individual jams, where teams get their points, move just as quickly as the women in skates do. A Jammer, a Pivot and three blockers line up at the start of a jam. The Jammer’s star-covered helmet […]

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Northwestern Wears Blue For Autism

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Northwestern Wears Blue For Autism

Northwestern University women’s basketball team not only has a strong commitment to the sport but holds an even greater passion to increase autism awareness. When your coach and some players have personal ties to a disability like autism, it creates a special bond. It was five years ago when head coach Joe McKeown and his […]

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Is Specialization the Answer to Multisport Athletes’ Busy Schedules?

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Is Specialization the Answer to Multisport Athletes’ Busy Schedules?

The day in the life of a multisport athlete is busier than most. For Roosevelt University junior Elaina Feuerbach it begins at 7 a.m., when she wakes up for track practice, and it usually ends somewhere around midnight — after another track practice, soccer practice, classes, homework and volunteering as a tutor at a local […]

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Anchored putting ban brings controversy, not equality

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Anchored putting ban brings controversy, not equality

Adam Scott leans back and raises his arms in excitement.  One hand is grasping his long putter and the other in a vice grip while closing his eyes and expressing a deafening shout.  He just sank a 12-foot birdie putt in a playoff to win the 2013 Masters, the long-awaited first major tournament victory for […]

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A Look Inside High School Football Concussions

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A Look Inside High School Football Concussions

The NFL has seen its product blasted over the year for how it has dealt with concussions. It all stemmed from players such as former Chargers linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide after suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). A slew of former players have been diagnosed with CTE, including former NFL running back Tony […]

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