Chicago Sports

There are only two things you can’t change in life: your blood type and your team. As Chicagoans, it’s in our blood to live and die by our teams, whether you’re a Northsider or Southsider. Learn all about Chicago sports, including the Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, White Sox, and more. And remember, Chicago’s a drinking town with a sports problem. Or, wait… it was something like that…

Chicago’s Windy City Rollers

Chicago’s premier all-female flat-track roller derby league. A fluid mix of brutality and poetry.

Fishing in Chicago

A primer on fishing in the Windy City. From snagging in ponds and casting out in the lake to great river spots and even ice fishing, this article will tell you where to get supplies and where to fish once you’ve got ’em.

Chris’s Billiards: A Chicago Classic

Chris’s Billiards: A Chicago Classic

The legendary Chris’s Billiards is a perfect place for pool players of all skill levels to knock some balls around and toss a few beers back. Located in Portage Park, this BYOB establishment gained national attention after being featured in Martin Scorsese’s “The Color of Money.”

5 Kickass… Outdoor Basketball Courts

5 Kickass… Outdoor Basketball Courts

California Park | 3843 N. California Ave. California Park is a great place to play ball because it features all the fundamentals […]

The Start of a New Bulls Dynasty

In the past seven years, the Bulls have made the playoffs six times. The Bulls are building a championship caliber team around their core players and fans should be excited for the future of this team. The modern Bulls truly are a dynasty in the making.

5 Kickass… Chicago Bowling Alleys

5 Kickass… Chicago Bowling Alleys

Looking to escape the summer heat or the winter cold? Want to claim that you’re exercising while drinking pitchers of PBR? Check out this list of 5 kickass Chicago bowling alleys, grab your balls and hit the lanes!

O Captain! My Captain! I mean… Paulie! Paulie!

O Captain! My Captain! I mean… Paulie! Paulie!

White Sox Captain and 2005 World Series Hero Paul Konerko is one of the last people who’d expect to have his own statue, and we love him for it.

Disco Demolition Night: Chicago Baseball Meets Rock ‘n’ Roll; Things Explode

100,000 people. Bonfires. Booze. Pot. Sex. Explosions. Baseball? Welcome to the death of disco and the destruction of Comiskey Park.

Arrow Slingers Unite at Archery Bow Range

Arrow Slingers Unite at Archery Bow Range

Quick, what does a bull’s-eye, a stack of arrows, and the North Ave bus have in common? It’s the Archery Bow Range of course.

A Colt in the Den

There I was, a new Chicagoan, and at a Super Bowl XLI party, Bears vs. Colts. Did I mention I moved to Chicago from Indianapolis?

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club

Let’s face it the World Cup doesn’t happen every day. Or every year for that matter. So, where do our city’s soccer fans turn? The Chicago Fire.

The 1995-96 Chicago Bulls: Greatest Team Ever

The Chicago Bulls destroyed their competition during the 1995-96 NBA season, amassing a record of 72-10 and asserting themselves as the greatest team to ever play the game.

Frank Thomas: The Big Hurt

Frank Thomas: The Big Hurt

Pitchers are still having nightmares about the Big Hurt, who pummeled baseballs for the Chicago White Sox from 1990-2005.

Jackson Park: Still Magical

While the grandeur of the Columbian Exposition is now just a footnote in Chicago’s history, Jackson Park hasn’t faded away. The park may be still and quiet, but the magic lingers.