The people, places, and things voted Chicago’s best—and runners-up: professional women’s sports team, professional men’s sports team, sports facility, athlete, sports TV or radio announcer, lake swimming spot, canoe or kayak rentals, neighborhood park, dog park, and more
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From Brianna Wellen’s introduction, “Losses and gains: Best of Chicago 2020”: Some business to get out of the way: the reader poll results were determined by you, the readers! If you’re angry about the results, you only have yourselves to blame! Let this be a reminder to keep a close eye on when voting begins […]
Over the past year, basketball cards—and sports cards overall—have seen their popularity and worth increase exponentially. Will it last?
Supporter groups the Plastics and the Black Fires are demanding change.
The monthly show features local and traveling wrestlers looking for their big break.
How I ran away from my failing body and straight into the Chicago Marathon.
The smell of menthol oil and the whine of traditional Thai instrumental music pierce the humid July air of the Cicero Stadium on fight night. Though it’s best known for hosting Chicago’s annual Golden Gloves boxing tournament, today the stadium has a new occupant: Muay Thai. The national sport of Thailand, in which participants use […]
Once again, Sox fans get screwed.
“We want to provide an opportunity for these kids to be off the streets during these times, in these neighborhoods.”
Hometown basketball phenom Markese Jacobs was poised to bring glory to DePaul—until he heard a pop in his knee.
From humble and hilarious beginnings on the south side in 1887, the sport grew into a favorite pastime for women and the working class.