A horse after my own heart, I’ll Have Another is named for his owner’s love of cookies—and not, as one might assume, for too much time spent at the local watering trough. And, it turns out, this sober, sweet-tooth colt is headed into his final turn toward the history books.
As Chicago sports fans struggle through a Bull-less second round of the NBA playoffs, one can’t help but notice that this year, small-market teams came to play—and win. The size bias is present, to some degree, in all professional sports; but none more so than basketball.
Thousands of eyes will be on the city of Chicago this weekend as visitors from around the globe gather for the NATO summit—but few people will get an inside look at the actual meetings. Former U.S. Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel has been behind the scenes at several NATO summits over the years.
Perhaps if former small forward Bill Bradley had been able to lace up his old sneakers last week, his beloved New York Knicks might have been able to withstand the Heat in the first round of NBA playoffs.
A recent New York magazine article sparked an interesting conversation about the often complicated relationship between mothers and their daughters. The piece, titled, “My Mom Is My BFF,” profiled a mother and daughter so close that mom stays in touch with her daughter’s exes.
Before Estaifan Shilaita was a cab driver in Chicago, he was Iraq's national boxing champion, reigning in the ring from 1968 to 1976. He tells Worldview what it was like to box before Saddam Hussein came to power.