If you’ve been to a White Sox or Blackhawks game anytime in the last ten, you’re likely familiar with today’s interviewee’s booming voice. Honda is the announcer for those teams as well as the voice of DePaul basketball, the Chicago Marathon, the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament and the NCAA Final Four.
Fresh-faced rookies are scheduled to report Halas Hall Friday for mini-camp. Many presume rookies spend that time practicing, running drills, watching film and memorizing the Bears playbook—and there will plenty of that to be sure.
The Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 Monday night and captured their opening-round series in six games to move on to next round of the playoffs. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said not winning at home was "brutal."
Officials at Northern Illinois University have broken ground on a new indoor athletic training center on the DeKalb campus.The DeKalb Daily Chronicle reports that the official ground-breaking ceremony for the 80,000-plus square foot building was Saturday.It's called the Kenneth and Ellen Ch
Baseball season is upon us, and in honor of America’s pastime, Eight Forty-Eight brings you a special sports edition of Music Thursdays. WBEZ music lovers Tony Sarabia and Richard Steele spin their favorite “jock jams,” from hometown fight songs to Brazilian futbol tunes.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending my first White Sox spring training game (the experience was greatly enhanced by the fact that the Sox shut out the Mariners 5-0). Here are my observations on how spring training is different from South Side baseball:
NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is pushing students on Chicago's South Side to become scientists and engineers while perfecting their jump shots.Abdul-Jabbar joined Gov. Pat Quinn at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.