Over the past year, basketball cards—and sports cards overall—have seen their popularity and worth increase exponentially. Will it last?
In the last decade the Chicago Park District has removed 12 of 16 basketball courts from neighborhoods that have doubled and tripled in value, further marginalizing communities facing displacement.
“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.
Gentrifying Uptown may be ready for the return of Helen Shiller’s spirit.
Shot in the Dark, executive produced by Chance the Rapper, spends two and a half eventful years at Orr Academy.
Also, the state senate plans public hearings on Illinois Veterans Home deaths.
Also, even New York mayor Bill de Blasio is sick of Trump’s obsession with Chicago violence.
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.
Adam Jason Cohen’s snapshots of basketball courts in Chicago’s overlooked communities offer a plea for investment in the city’s youth.
And, Sheryl Swoopes’s exit as Loyola’s women’s basketball coach.
Thoughts on teamwork, games, and the human condition.
How soccer strategy reflects the quest for justice through the ages.
Another sports blunder from City Hall: Mayor Rahm invites Whitney Young’s state-champion boys basketball team to be honored at City Hall, but not Young’s girls basketball champs.