Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “Lady Madonna” by Fats Domino


Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “Lady Madonna” by Fats Domino Reprise Records was one of the labels to be on in the 1960s. What started out as the house that Frank Sinatra built, chock full of releases by his cronies like Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., turned into Mo’s home when […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Who By Fire” by Leonard Cohen


Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Who By Fire” by Leonard Cohen It’s that time of year when Jews atone for sins and pray for forgiveness… in exchange for another year on the planet. It’s an unspoken deal Jews strike each year with God and and I am just superstitious enough to continue […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Black Slacks” by Robert Gordon


Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Black Slacks” by Robert Gordon Robert Gordon was born at the wrong time. Right from the beginning, all Robert Gordon ever wanted was to be a 1950s rock ‘n’ roll star like his idols Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent and Carl Perkins. The only problem was that by […]

Northern Illinois Knocks off Northwestern 23-15


The Northwestern Wildcats may have the title of “Chicago’s Big Ten Team”, however, it is the Northern Illinois Huskies who are the -winningest- team in the state, as well as the Mid American Conference over the last decade. On Saturday, the two schools located roughly 70 miles from one another, met for the first time […]

” Miller Time” for Bears Offense In Preseason Opener

Bears Training Camp

Martellus who? That is what fans were asking on Friday night when the Bears kicked off their 2014 preseason schedule at Soldier Field against the Philadelphia Eagles. Tight End Zach Miller made his debut in a Chicago Bears jersey in spectacular fashion, catching a 10-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler with 3:18 to play in […]

Bears D Impressive on Friday

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The Chicago Bears are coming into the 2014 season with huge expectations in the NFC, mainly because they have a healthy Jay Cutler and an impressive set of weapons that can get it done through the air and on the ground. However once again on Friday the defense stole the show and made the offense […]

Big Ten Media Day Breakdown


Big Ten Media Day took over the Hilton in Chicago on Monday and Tuesday, and just in case you didn’t have over eight hours to catch the action on the Big Ten Network, here is the breakdown of some of the main storylines. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST SEASON WITH THE NEW “COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF” […]

Bulls Welcome Mirotic and Gasol (Full Audio)


The Chicago Bulls came into this summer’s blockbuster free agency period with one big target on their minds, unfortunately for them, they came away with a “Plan B operation.” While it was disappointing not to land one of the most proficient scorers of the past decade, it may go down as the best alternate plan […]

Bulls Grab McBucket’s in 2014 NBA Draft


In what looked like a match made in Heaven, the Denver Nuggets drafted Doug ” McBuckets” McDermott with the 11th pick in Thursday night’s 2014 NBA Draft. The Nuggets are known for their run and gun style, high scoring, and lackadaisical defense. McDermott is known for his offensive instincts, terrific 3 point shooting, and at […]

I Forgot the Gamecocks! NCAA Women’s Bracket Seeds DePaul #7

DePaul Blue Demons Coach Doug Bruno cuts down the net as Big East champions

I predicted my top seeds for the NCAA Women’s Bracket on my Facebook Token Female  page. Guess what they were…..Oh, never mind…..I’ll tell you: UConn (34-0) #1 all year on the AP Poll Notre Dame (32-0) #2 all year on the AP Poll Tennessee (27-5) #3 or 4 all year Baylor  (29-4) #4 to end the regular […]

DePaul Blue Demons Take Big East to the Big Dance; Party on…Monday

After capturing the Big East title, the Blue Demons are hosting a party Monday at DePaul

The DePaul Blue Demons) are ready to step up and lead the Big East” Coach Doug Bruno, DePaul Blue Demons Welcome to a new era in Big East athletics. No more UConn. No more Geno Auriemma.  No more Notre Dame. So long, Hall of Famer Muffet McGraw. Hello, Coach  Doug Bruno.  You’ve been crowned. After […]

NU Senior Night Spoiler


Northwestern wrapped up their 2013-14 home schedule on Thursday evening in disappointing fashion losing to Penn State 59-32 at Welsh Ryan- Arena , the outcome was not what they had hoped for as the Wildcats were ran out of the gym from the opening tip. Drew Crawford, Nikola Cerina and James Montgomery were all recognized before […]

Fan Photos and Video from the Blackhawks and Penguins Game at Soldier Field, March 1, 2014

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To see a selection of photos and videos taken by Seth Arkin at Saturday’s NHL Stadium Series game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins, please click here.

Wildcats Fall Short Of Comeback


Northwestern found themselves in unfamiliar territory coming into Saturday’s home matchup against Nebraska after winning four of their last five games in the Big Ten. The Wildcats were actually favored to win for the first time all season in conference play when they hosted the Cornhuskers at Welsh Ryan Arena Saturday, and for a short […]

Northwestern No Match For 10th Ranked Iowa


Northwestern came into Saturday’s home matchup against Iowa on a high note after winning 3 of 4, including a double overtime thriller against Purdue, and an upset victory over then 23rd ranked Illinois. However, the Wildcats just did not have enough depth to hang with the 10th ranked Hawkeye’s, who beat them 76-50 Saturday afternoon in a […]