Zola Budd

August 10, 2016 1

Mention the name Zola Budd to the casual track fan and you will likely get one [or all] of three responses:  Barefoot.  South African.  Tripped…

Chamique Holdsclaw

August 9, 2016 0

Chamique Shaunta Holdsclaw was called the “female Michael Jordan.” Born in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, New York, on this date in 1977, she grew…

Sox Wear Shorts

August 8, 2016 2

The 1976 Chicago White Sox wore major league baseball’s most infamous uniform. The White Sox have always been the Second City’s second-rate team.  For over…

Chick Hearn

August 5, 2016 0

The greatest change the way things are done and Chick Hearn forever changed the way basketball is broadcast. Francis Dayle Hearn was born November 27,…

Birthdays

August 4, 2016 1

Today we celebrate the birthdays of a fistful of notable athletes. Gregory Foster was born in Chicago on this date in 1958.  He attended Proviso…