LA-based Filipinos show the Philippines can love football

By Colin Salao Medill Reports LOS ANGELES — In the Philippines, despite the NBA’s continued success, American football has been off the air since the NFL was dropped by TV5 after the 2017 season.  However, the NFL has found a following within the Filipinos in Los Angeles, host of Super Bowl LVI and home to […]

PHOTOS: Celebrating Lunar New Year in Chicago’s Asia on Argyle

By Angela Chen Medill Reports Asia on Argyle welcomed Chicago to the 40th-plus anniversary Lunar New Year Parade this February. Lion dancers filled Sun Wah BBQ, music blasted through the speakers past the Argyle Street station, and people lined up outside local businesses to order bubble tea and Asian pastries. While the city’s larger Chinatown […]

VIDEO: Asia on Argyle Street welcomes in Lunar New Year with parade, celebration

By Sean Rhomberg Medill Reports Dancing, drumming and lots of delicious food packed Asia on Argyle Street in Uptown for the annual Lunar New Year celebration held to welcome in the Year of the Tiger. Hosted by the Uptown United Commission and 48th Ward Ald. Harry Osterman, the annual tradition included family-friendly arts and crafts […]

Australian tennis legend retires as another emerges at Australian Open

Dylan Alcott

By Ross Shinberg Medill Reports Entering the 2022 Australian Open this January, Dylan Alcott knew the tournament would be his last. In November, the 31-year-old wheelchair tennis player announced he would retire after the event, which is one of the four most significant tournaments on the tennis calendar. Alcott, the No. 1 seed and defending […]

Montini Catholic’s tournament semifinal win signals program turnaround


By Alyssa Muir Medill Reports The Montini Catholic High School Broncos defeated the Trinity High School Blazers 53-27 in the Girls Catholic Athletic Semifinals this month in a loss that knocked Trinity out the tournament. Trinity continued regular season play afterwards. The Broncos fell to Mother McAuley High School 39-36 in the GCAC tournament championship […]