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 offers affordable options for beginner golfers

By Scott Guthrie Local golf courses reported less traffic Memorial Day weekend than in years past, reflecting a national trend indicative of the game’s decreasing popularity. “We were [only] down about 20 rounds,” said Tom Donovan, general manager at Robert A. Black golf course in Chicago. “But it’s nothing to scoff at.” Since 2011, an […]

Fans celebrate win after longest game in Blackhawks history

blackhawks reaction - longest game

By Scott Guthrie and Sam Fiske Fans who stayed up to watch the Blackhawks’ thrilling triple-overtime playoff win over Anaheim, might have had to start their Wednesday morning workday with a triple espresso. When the final horn sounded at 1:15 a.m. Chicago time, the Blackhawks had defeated the Ducks 3-2 in Game 2 of the […]

Co-champions rally to win at Cantigny

By Scott Guthrie Under the black Titleist tent just behind the 18th green of the Woodside Course at Cantigny Golf in Wheaton, Frank Lindwall slowly removed his weathered hat, let out a sigh and then buried his head in his arms. The high school sophomore from Cedar Rapids seemed to be trying to delay the […]