1. Northwestern Wildcats: Kyle Prater is a Big-Time Get for Chicago's Big Ten Team

    Many homecomings do not come with the fanfare and attention that Kyle Prater's return to Chicago is going to bring the talented wide receiver. The Hillside native has decided to return to the Midwest and play football for the Northwestern Wildcats...

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  2. Iowa Hawkeyes: Why the Hawkeyes Need Long-Term Talent at Running Back

    In 2008, the unexpected happened for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Shonn Greene emerged unlike any player had in the Kirk Ferentz Era in Iowa City...

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  3. 2012 NFL Draft Projections: Where Will the Iowa Hawkeyes Land?

    The standard has been set by Kirk Ferentz in Iowa City. If you suit up in the black and gold, you have a shot at getting paid to play the game...

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  4. United Center Unity: Champion Blackhawks Draw Similarities to Chicago Bulls

    If you believe in the supernatural and a higher power, it would appear that the Chicago Blackhawks have transferred their aura to the Chicago Bulls this season...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 1,017 reads 8 comments

  5. NHL Playoffs 2011: Ranking All 30 NHL Teams Goal Horns and Songs

    The thrill of an NHL goal is one of the most exhilarating and exciting things to experience in sports as a fan...

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  6. Chicago Blackhawks: Antti Niemi Gets Last Laugh, Former Hawks in Playoffs

    Looking back on the contributions of the players that left after last season it was expected that they could do great things with their new teams this season...

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  7. Chicago White Sox: When Should GM Kenny Williams Decide To Start Selling?

    Not since the 2006 season after the Chicago White Sox captured their first World Series title in 88 years was the buildup before Opening Day as anticipated as this season...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 1,166 reads 2 comments

  8. Chicago Blackhawks: Once Healed, Should the Blackhawks Bring Back Chris Campoli?

    It was news to me that Blackhawks defensemen Chris Campoli was playing with a torn meniscus that required a surgery today. The recovery time for such a procedure was stated as being two months...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 1,114 reads 18 comments

  9. Chicago Blackhawks: My Team Awards for the 2010-2011 Season

    After a valiant effort to defend their crown and move out of the 1st round of the NHL Playoffs, the Chicago Blackhawks season is over. So it is time for me to take it all in, and determine who will win my seasonal awards...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 1,741 reads 19 comments

  10. Chicago Blackhawks: 10 Bold Predictions for Their Offseason

    With one of the biggest non-title series games in Chicago sports history on the horizon for Tuesday night, it is very difficult to look ahead to what is going to happen in the offseason for the Blackhawks ...

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  11. Duncan Keith and the Chicago Blackhawks Again Dominate the Vancouver Canucks

    It may seem like Chicago fans have jumped into the Delorean, and put the pedal to 88 miles per hour. The Blackhawks have made the trip back in time ( Back to the Future reference) ...

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  12. Canucks-Blackhawks: 10 Reasons Game 5 Is Extremely Important

    The dominance of the President's Trophy winner was clear and definite in the first two games of the opening round of the NHL Playoffs...

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  13. NHL Playoffs 2011: Vancouver Canucks vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game 4 Live Blog

    The fourth game of the first-round playoff series between the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks and the Vancouver Canucks will be played tonight at the United Center in Chicago...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 1,525 reads 1 comments

  14. Chicago Blackhawks: The 10 Best Playoff Goalies in Team History

    Many players have played between the pipes for the storied Chicago Blackhawks . Some have shined under the bright lights; others have faltered and crumbled...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 2,657 reads 1 comments

  15. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Chicago Blackhawks-Vancouver Canucks Game 1 Preview, Analysis

    The wait is almost over for hockey fans all over North America as the NHL playoffs are set to begin tonight with some compelling matchups that are sure to keep fans everywhere on their toes...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 426 reads 2 comments

  16. NHL Playoffs 2011: The Chicago Blackhawks Get the Chance to Defend the Title

    Pins and needles. That was what Blackhawk fans everywhere were on when following the action of the Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars game on Sunday evening...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 946 reads 6 comments

  17. Chicago Blackhawks: Sunday Battle with Rival Wings' as Big as It Gets

    Not since the Twins-White Sox play-in game for the AL Central title a couple years ago has Chicago had such a meaningful regular season game come along for one of its sports teams...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 607 reads 4 comments

  18. Chicago Blackhawks: The Vancouver Canucks Would Be the Best Playoff Matchup

    Not many teams have dominated a regular season and have been an almost certainty to win the Presidents' Trophy for most points in the league, yet simultaneously evoked so much anxiety about a deep postseason run like the Vancouver Canucks ...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 1,322 reads 8 comments

  19. Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Reasons the Blackhawks Will Make the Playoffs This Season

    Tension has certainly risen to a new level in Chicago after the Blackhawks lost a key game to the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 1,473 reads 2 comments

  20. Chicago Blackhawks: Viktor Stalberg's New Role Down the Stretch of the Season

    With how competitive the Western Conferense has been this season, the Chicago Blackawks are going to be counting on players like Viktor Stalberg to help propel them into the postseason...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 522 reads 4 comments

  21. Chicago Blackhawks: Is Corey Crawford the Playoff Goalie Needed for a Repeat?

    The Blackhawks are trying to do something that hasn't been done in over a decade. That is, to bring back the Stanley Cup as champions for a second year in a row...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 49 reads 7 comments

  22. NFL Draft 2011: Breaking Down Draft Needs for All 16 AFC Teams

    The march to the Super Bowl starts with the NFL Draft where teams are built from the ground up. For AFC teams, the ability to compete for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and beyond is something that is not easy to do...

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  23. Can the Chicago Blackhawks Catch the Detroit Red Wings?

    If it were a couple months ago, and someone told me that the Blackhawks could possibly catch the Red Wings in the divisional race, I would've said he was a funnier comedian than Daniel Tosh right now...

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  24. Drew Brees, NFL Labor Negotiations, Tom Brady and Friday's NFL News

    In what has been a long week in the NFL , it appears that Friday's news will only appear to continue the apprehension and nervousness that football fans everywhere have with the continued labor negotiations...

    Joe Favia Written by Joe Favia about over 3 years ago 2,315 reads 1 comments

  25. MLB's 15 Most Underrated Power Hitters

    Everyone that is a fan of the game of baseball knows about the players that are consistently able to go deep at any given time in a game...

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