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Chicago ranks third among U.S. cities for jerseys

ESPN's Uni-Watch blog, described as the "obsessive study of athletics aesthetics", released its ranking of the best dressed cities according to professional sports jerseys. The site named the top 20 cities that have at least three professional sports teams. Only two cities beat out Chicago: Boston and Pittsburgh as the Windy City finished third on the list. Here's one of the factors for the list: In order t ...

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Kevin Hart teams up with Nike for special run

Kevin Hart will bring his WHAT NOW TOUR to Chicago on July 31st  but before he hits the stage Hart is hitting the lakefront. Hart has teamed up with Nike+ Run Club to bring Chicago residents a 5K "Local Run With Hart" Friday morning. The event will begin at 7:36 a.m. at the Field Museum in Chicago with check-in beginning at 6:30 a.m. https://twitter.com/KevinHart4real/status/626507333376606208 The run will ...

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WLS AM 890 to broadcast White Sox games next season

WLS AM 890 has won the right to broadcast Chicago White Sox baseball games starting next season, according to Chicago media reporter Robert Feder. The White Sox current deal with WSCR 670 The Score expires this year and WLS has beat out the current home for the Sox as well as WGN. A deal is expected to be finalized this week with financial terms not available. Feder writes: Peter Bowen, vice president and C ...

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Are these the final days of the Blackhawks’ “core” group?

This image was the wallpaper on my computer for what seemed like a decade. Seems like there’s been a never-ending list of different players with big moments that have contributed to the incredible run that the Chicago Blackhawks have been on in the last eight seasons. But the five players you see pictured above have been the foundation upon which this franchise turnaround was built upon: Brent Seabrook, Dun ...

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Nike introduces Train Chicago workout series

We are all athletes believe it or not. Now Nike wants to prove that to us here in Chicago with a new training program set to kickoff this weekend. Nike just recently opened up a brand new training facility in the West Loop designed to help Chicagoans with motivation and reaching their physical potential. The new training program dubbed "Train Chicago" launches this Saturday as a six week program hosted by N ...

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Are you sure Hank done it this way, Nashville?

Nashville isn't just the city of broken dreams to many on lower Broadway, but apparently broke wallets to many Predator fans. Home to some of the best singers in the world and to many wonderful people; they sure seemed to struggle to find ways to get fans to buy tickets for this round of hockey.  In a move that shocked many others, the Nashville Predators put a twist on yesterdays much anticipated playoff g ...

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Should the Chicago Bears look at Garrett Grayson in the NFL Draft?

With all of the attention going to the top rated quarterbacks in the draft, there has not been a ton of conversation about the next tier of players. One of the main reasons for that is experts are saying this is an extremely weak draft for QB prospects.  You will hear names like Brett Hundley from UCLA, Bryce Petty from Baylor and Sean Mannion from Oregon State.  There is another name that Bears fans should ...

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White Sox’s Jose Abreu wins 2014 AL Rookie of the Year Award

Chicago White Sox rookie first baseman Jose Abreu was announced the winner of the Rookie of the Year Award for 2014. Abreu coming off one of the most impressive hitting starts in years. Abreu was reportedly the winner of the award by unanimous decision according to ESPN, FOXSports and BleacherReport. The news was first broken by the Fox sports MLB twitter account tweeting: 'It's unanimous! The 2014 @officia ...

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Northwestern senior linebacker Collin Ellis retires due to multiple concussions

Northwestern's senior linebacker and team captain Collin Ellis retired from football Monday after suffering multiple concussions through the season according to BIGTENNATION. Ellis was a redshirt senior this season. The 6'2 235 lb linebacker from The Dunham School recorded 33 tackles for the season, averaging 7.2 tackles per game, which is second on the team. Ellis recorded his career-high in tackles in the ...

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