Polar vortex freezes Wildcats in loss to Minnesota

By Ben Friedl Medill Reports Despite a fourth quarter surge from Northwestern University women’s basketball and a standout performance by freshman guard Veronica Burton, the Wildcats fell just short against conference rivals Minnesota with a score of 61-54 on Thursday. As temperatures outside Welsh-Ryan arena eclipsed 0 degrees at tipoff, Northwestern started the indoor game […]

Northwestern qualifies for ITA Team Championship with wins over UCF, Miami

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By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports Northwestern University sophomore Caroline Pozo – roughly midway through the third set of her match against Miami’s Carla Girbau – noticed that teammate Inci Ogut had just defeated her opponent in a three-set battle on the adjacent court. Ogut’s 6-2, 6-7, 6-1 win over Miami’s Yuna Ito at the No. […]

Loyola outlast Pepperdine, dispatches UC San Diego to notch perfect weekend

Tim Hackett Medill Reports Ramblers Improve to 5-1 by Winning Five-Set Thriller Over Waves, Sweeping Tritons A pair of wins at Gentile Arena this weekend reinforced why Loyola Men’s Volleyball is one of the best teams in the sport. The #7 Ramblers improved to 5-1 in the 2019 season by outlasting the #5 Pepperdine Waves […]

Big Ten Media Days continues with Urban Meyer and Lovie Smith

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By Nick Mantas Medill Reports Day 2 of Big Ten Media Days featured coaches with different realistic goals. Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer is searching for another national title while Illinois Head Coach Lovie Smith is looking to win a single game in the Big Ten conference this year. Our reporters weighed on on […]

The pressure for success in Chicago sports

By: Nick Mantas and Aaron Rose Medill Reports The Chicago Bears and Bulls haven’t won a championship in this century. ESPN and Sun Times reporters weigh in on the reasons for what has led to their unsuccessful seasons and what next season could bring for both organizations. During  the second segment,  we talk about the challenges of […]

International Rugby Coming to Chicago

By Nick Mantas Medill Reports At a news conference inside Soldier Field it was announced The Rugby Weekend will be held in Chicago once again. The last time Chicago hosted the event in 2016  sell-out crowds packed the Chicago Bears stadium to see their beloved country-men and women play rugby. Team members from Italy, New […]

Madison Square Garden beats estimate

Signage is displayed on the exterior of Madison Square Garden Co. venue in New York City.

By Richard Foster-Shelton Medill Reports Madison Square Garden Co. (NYSE:MSG), based in New York City, reported healthy increases in revenues and net income, exceeding analysts’ expectations, for the second quarter ended Dec. 31. Helped by a tax benefit, the company reported net income of $189.6 million, or $7.96 per diluted share, up from $57.7 million, […]

White Sox Fans Have Low Expectations for 2017 Season

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By Jennifer Lee As the city of Chicago still seems to be celebrating the Cubs’ World Series title, their cross-town rivals are being over-shadowed yet again. White Sox fans have suffered through some rough seasons after a successful bid for the championship in 2005, and this year doesn’t look like it’s going to be much […]

CPS Middle Schoolers Running to Success With Running Mates

By Kathleen McAuliffe Just after the final bell on a Wednesday afternoon, 50 middle students at Gage Park’s Sawyer Elementary School embark on a three-mile run in preparation for their next race: the Lakefront 5K on Saturday, March 18. They are just one of 12 teams involved in Running Mates, a year-round running program established […]

FITpreneurs: Women Are Becoming Entrepreneurs Through Fitness

By Kathleen McAuliffe At 8:30 on a Tuesday morning, Dani Muckley is already teaching her second workout class of the morning at River North’s Studio Three. Though this spin class will last only 45 minutes, she spent two hours choreographing moves and planning the music, logging each workout onto a PDF to ensure she doesn’t […]