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.
And who needs any more encouragement than that?
Chicago’s fall frenzy makes fairweather fandom fun.
Perhaps no local fan base is more loyal than that of the Bears. But what has the so-called pride and joy of Illinois done in three decades to deserve such devotion?
How the fabled athletic monsters of Chicago’s Midway were created
Chicago’s best park, gym, beach, trainer, public pool, and more readers’ poll winners
The Cubs curse is broken, but there’s still a way to recapture the spirit of those languid losing days.
The family behind both the Cubs’ World Series win and Donald Trump’s presidential victory are remaking Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood in their own image.
In his new book, Long Shot: The Struggles and Triumphs of an NBA Freedom Fighter, the legendary three-point shooter recounts how his on-court success was stopped short by his outspokenness.
A 50-year history of the Bulls’ big egos, bad draft picks, blown knees, and heartbreaking losses