VIDEO: After the whistle; How player finances determine win or loss in life

By Joe Musso The life of an NFL athlete is highlighted by bright lights, bone crushing collisions and dollar signs. But what happens to those players when the the lights turn off and the six-figure checks stop coming every two weeks? Personal financial education is topic that professional athletes too often ignore, but NFL Veterans […]

Blackhawks pride around every corner

Art Institute Lion Hawk

Chicago has unabashedly become a Blackhawks town, with the colors red and black, logos, gear, helmets,  banners and flags around just about every corner. A few of the sightings this week along the North Michigan Avenue corridor. Click on photo to open up a full-screen gallery. (Scott Guthrie/Medill)   Photo at top: In what has become […]

Chicago hosts Dutch king and queen

By Meghan Morris The king and queen of the Netherlands completed a whirlwind visit to the Windy City on Wednesday, taking on-stage selfies and tours of local educational institutions. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrived Tuesday night after spending time in Canada, Washington, D.C., and Grand Rapids, Mich. The couple came to the U.S. to […]