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Here Comes Kristaps Porzingis

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Here Comes Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis entered the NBA with many doubters, but the rookie is taking the league by storm. In June the New York Knicks drafted Porzingis with the fourth overall selection in the NBA Draft. The 7-foot-3 Latvian walked up the stage to an array of boos from New Yorkers who didn’t believe he was ready […]

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Pat Boyle Talks Sports and Journalism

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Pat Boyle Talks Sports and Journalism

Comcast Sportsnet Chicago anchor Pat Boyle won the Midwest Emmy award for Outstanding Achievement for his piece “Individual Excellence on Camera” in 2006. Boyle graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in telecommunications. He worked at ESPN for 4 years until he moved to the Windy City, where he has spent the last 11 […]

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Is this the year of Doug McDermott?

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Is this the year of Doug McDermott?

After an abysmal rookie year, Doug McDermott enters the 2015-2016 season with the potential to turn things around. McDermott’s playing time was about as visible as a thumb tack last year. He averaged only 3.0 points while playing fewer than 10 minutes per game. Most of those minutes came after the games were far out of […]

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Cubs’ Magical Postseason Run Attracted Many, Inspired Belief

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Cubs’ Magical Postseason Run Attracted Many, Inspired Belief

The Chicago Cubs did more than bring postseason baseball back to the friendly confines; they united baseball fans across the nation. It’s hard to believe the Cubs won 97 games this season after only winning 73 games in the previous year. The Cubs were on a mission in October. The team full of youngsters made […]

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History Made at ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

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History Made at ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

Triathletes made history last week at the International Triathlon Union‘s World Triathlon Grand Final, which for the first time in its history, had back-to-back champions for both the men’s and women’s finals. Over 9,000 athletes and paratriathletes—athletes with disabilities—from more than 60 countries converged on Chicago’s lakefront for the ITU series, which was categorized by […]

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Iraqi Badminton Champion Shares Passion with West Ridge Elementary School.

In 2000, 15-year-old Mohammed Chyad was a member of Iraq’s National Badminton Team and translator. Then, after the U.S. Invasion of Iraq in 2003, everything changed. No longer feeling safe in his home country Chyad applied to come to the United States. It took nine years for Chyad’s hope to come true but in 2012 […]

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Columbia College Softball Team Hopes to Play Fall Season

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Columbia College Softball Team Hopes to Play Fall Season

Columbia College Chicago has finally landed a women’s softball team but difficulty finding participants is preventing the team from competing. The team officially joined the Renegade’s athletic department during the 2014 fall semester and hoped to compete during the 2015 spring semester but Alexis Knox, a sophomore advertising major and one of the team’s founders, […]

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