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Mark Messier the guarantee part 2

It's been 20 years since the famous Mark Messier "Guarantee" when he said his New York Rangers would win Game 6 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals. Now Messier returns to provide a guarantee of one of his newest off-the ice hobbies. Messier is a big fan of the Can-Am Spyder and you can hear his take in a new video featuring the former NHL star. In the video below, Messier talks about his 1994 guarantee a ...

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Jones, Allen shine at McDonald’s All American events

It's a busy week for some of the top high school basketball recruits in the nation. The McDonald's All American game will take place Wednesday at the United Center, but before the game comes the events. Monday night hosted the skills challenge, three-point shootout and McDonald's dunk contest which featured a few participants from the Chicago area. Marian Catholic's Tyler Ulis participated in both the skill ...

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Where the hell have they been? Former Chicago Bears Quarterback Henry Burris 2014

Where the hell have they been is a new weekly article here on ChiCitySports.com, finding random Chicago sports athletes and finding out, well....where in the hell have they been? We did our first "Where the hell have they been?" in 2010 with Bears quarterback Craig Krenzel and followed it up with Rex Grossman, but now we are back and ready to provide more memories of lost Chicago sports athletes. For this e ...

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What’s next for Chicago State?

  The men's basketball program at Chicago State University has made some buzz over the past two seasons. It started in 2013 when they won the Great West Tournament (their first ever conference title) and played in the College Insider Tournament (their first ever postseason bid). Then during the offseason they joined the Western Athletic Conference upon the dissolution of the Great West. A new conferenc ...

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Jahlil Okafor named McDonald’s All American Player of the Year

  It's been quite the week for Whitney Young's Jahlil Okafor. The nation's number one recruit is fresh off an IHSA Class 4A State Championship and today was named the McDonald's Morgan Wootten Player of the Year. Just add this to the list of things Okafor has accomplished in his high school career. The 6-foot-11 center averaged 24.1 points and 11.3 rebounds during his senior season as he dominated play ...

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What went wrong for the UIC Flames?

  Out of all of the college basketball teams in the Chicago area, the UIC Flames were the only team expected to have some success this season. After finishing last season with a 18-16 record, and advancing to the second round of the College Insider Tournament, everyone believed that the Flames were primed for even bigger success in 2014. The expectations were especially high after the additions of two ...

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High Motor Guy Podcast Presents: March Manifesto 2014

The following piece, originally posted on Highmotorguy.com, was written by HMG contributor Brendan Murphy.  For the third time in three years, I’ve attempted to alphabetize the Madness brought on by amateur athletes who unwittingly impact work-place productivity. Without further ado, the third annual March Manifesto … A is for American Hustled … Stretching from northern Connecticut to southern Texas, the up ...

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