You had to know there was going to be a fight. The Blackhawks had just gotten spanked, 5-4, by the Philadelphia Flyers. The Sunday-evening contest was unsatisfying to the Chicago Stadium crowd for a variety of reasons. First, the Flyers were Blackhawks coach Mike Keenan’s old team. This night, too, the Flyers net was minded […]
Let’s face it, the guy was a bum. He lived in a third-floor apartment in a gritty neighborhood. He hung around pool halls and taverns. More often than not, you’d catch him dealing cards in a poker game at the corner firehouse. He wrote about dope addicts, plug-uglies, and gamblers. And the things he said […]
In the past four years he’s been busted about 20 times in five different states. It’s his way of making the world a better place.
Here’s a dilemma: How do you describe Chet Coppock without insulting him?
The Rob and Ricky Sherman Show
It is a nightly performance, a curious sort of automobile ballet on the quaint wide boulevard that meanders through the north end of Lincoln Park. Every model car imaginable wanders, weaves, pauses, turns around, speeds up, slows down. The lone drivers are also of every sort imaginable–white, black, brown, Asian, young and old. They have […]
Meet Mr. Motor Sports and His Girls