After enough game-changing runs on one ankle, Mahomes can finally rest

Mahomes Super Bowl MVP.

By Adam Bakr Medill Reports Once again with his high ankle sprain, Patrick Mahomes changed the game with a fourth-quarter scramble. Last time, a late hit turned his 4-yard run into a 19-yard gain to get into field goal range. In the Super Bowl, his season-long 26-yard-run put the Kansas City Chiefs in position to […]

WATCH: Chicagoans rally in honor of Tyre Nichols

By Kennedy Chase Medill Reports In light of the recent murder of Tyre Nichols, for which five Memphis police officers have been charged, the Chicago Alliance along with other local organizations rallied together Jan. 30 in Federal Plaza in solidarity. Although the temperature was below freezing, that did not stop this emotional crowd from rallying […]

Canadian golf brotherhood on full display at WM Phoenix Open

Nick Taylor

By Jonah Dayton Medill Reports Among the first people to greet Nick Taylor after his second-place finish at the WM Phoenix Open — after his wife and daughter — was his friend, countryman and fellow tour pro Mackenzie Hughes. Despite failing to make the cut, Hughes was still out on the course at TPC Scottsdale […]

Kazakh migrants in Chicago find second home at Qazaq Cultural Center

Qazaq Center Chicago

By Almagul Serikbayeva Medill Reports Gathering around the traditional “dastarkhan,” a celebratory table filled with national food, brought a sense of belonging and comfort to Chicago’s Kazakhs community as they came together at the Qazaq Cultural Center in Elk Grove Village on Jan. 28. Weekend meetings here almost feel like home as people share experiences […]

False start put Eagles in nest of mistakes

Nick Sirianni speaking to media

By Ayanna Bronner Medill Reports GLENDALE, Ariz. – There is much debate regarding the defensive holding penalty that went against the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter of the 2023 Super Bowl and whether it should have been called. But the more impactful penalty was the false-start penalty in the second quarter by Eagles offensive […]

Super Bowl halftime show features partnership with history

Halftime show news conference

By Ayanna Bronner Medill Reports GLENDALE, Ariz. – Apple and the NFL have a long history of advertising together. Since 1984, when Apple successfully released the first Macintosh commercial, the company has run Super Bowl commercials. In 1985, for Super Bowl XIX, Apple released “Lemmings” to promote Macintosh Office. It was a miss, and the […]

Wearing green on the green promotes environment at WM Phoenix Open

All day green out at WM Phoenix Open

By Diana Giambona Medill Reorts The WM Phoenix Open 2023 organized the “All day green out” initiative, through which, for every person who wore green Feb. 11, money was donated to nonprofit organizations with a sustainable focus, such as Waste Not, Change the Course and Tribal Renewable Energy Fund. For every fan, volunteer, player and […]