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.