Formation of Negro Leagues remind us of players breaking down barriers — a lesson for this season’s lockout
By Joseph Acosta Medill Reports The lockout in Major League Baseball where owners and players can’t meet in the middle had players calling for Commissioner Rob Manfred to step down so a compromise can be reached. With the first games of the season canceled, baseball fans were losing faith in owners’ ability to make a […]
The World Series champs now reside on Clark and Addison, but what’s next?
By Astasia Williams When the clock struck noon Friday, the madness and celebration began. Lines are cluttered with ecstatic fans dressed in their favorite Cubs players’ jerseys and other team merchandise. People are waiting and talking with other fans, taking photos, and reading books to pass the time until check-in begins at the Sheraton Grand […]