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7 Winning Business-building Lessons From Sports Dynasties

David Scherer | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
David Scherer

Just before the Cleveland Cavaliers won their first NBA championship in 52 years, star forward LeBron James recalled that the favorite teams of his youth were sports dynasties such as the Chicago Bulls and Dallas Cowboys of the early 1990s.

That Hilarious Guy Who Live-Tweeted Hockey Got To Go To An NHL Game

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 05.04.2016 | Sports

A week and a half ago, “Tony X.” was simply a baseball fan, sitting in front of his TV, searching for the St. Louis Cardinals game. It was a busy ...

The NHL Made the Right Decision Regarding Andrew Shaw

Sammi Silber | Posted 04.21.2016 | Sports
Sammi Silber

The NHL took the right steps discipline Andrew Shaw for his actions. This will send a better message than the one that was communicated last night, behind the glass in a penalty box.

Culture Change Needed To Stop Slurs In Sports

Lyndsey D'Arcangelo | Posted 04.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Lyndsey D'Arcangelo

Andrew Shaw of the Chicago Blackhawks got a little miffed Tuesday night when a referee called a penalty on him and sent him to the box. Shaw clearly disagreed with the call and therefore felt the need to drop a homophobic slur or two on live television.

Chicago Blackhawks Player Apologizes For Homophobic Tantrum

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.20.2016 | Sports

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw apologized Wednesday for a homophobic remark he shouted near the end of Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs ...

NHL Team Visited Senior Center And A Hockey Game Broke Out

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.18.2016 | Fifty

The Chicago Blackhawks, who have captured three Stanley Cups in six previous years, seem to be winners in community outreach too. In a video posted by...

The NHL Shouldn't Make Definitive Statements About Rape Investigations

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 03.10.2016 | Sports

In the latest example of a professional sports league overstepping its place, purview and expertise, the NHL released a statement Wednesday, declaring...

Minnesota Wild Hosts the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL Stadium Series

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 02.18.2016 | Sports
Carey Beth Elder

The first NHL Stadium Series of 2016 is this weekend between Central-Division rivals the Minnesota Wild and the Chicago Blackhawks. The game will be held on Sunday, February 21 with an Alumni Game being held Saturday, February 20, both at TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota.

Obama On Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup Win: Thanks, Obama!

The Huffington Post | Blair Guild | Posted 02.18.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama welcomed the Chicago Blackhawks to the White House on Thursday to celebrate the team's third Stanley Cup win since he took offi...

Shoot First, Pass Later: A Life of Jeremy Roenick

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 11.25.2015 | Sports
Brian DAmbrosio

Brash. Self-assured. Upfront. Sure, Roenick retains a style that is indisputably all his own. The same characteristics that propelled him to nine All-Star Games and a comfortable slot in the broadcast booth outline his new book, Shoot First, Pass Later.

It's Time the NHL Took Violence Against Women Seriously

Melissa Geschwind | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports
Melissa Geschwind

This is about the fans. This is about the lifelong Blackhawks supporter who happens to be a rape survivor. It's about the kids sitting a few rows away who don't fully understand what Kane might have done, but who know it doesn't matter because the Jumbotron keeps reminding them that he's a hockey hero.

Patrick Kane's Rape Accuser Withdraws From Investigation

Reuters | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.03.2015 | Sports

Nov 3 (Reuters) - A woman who accused Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape has told prosecutors that she no longer wants to cooperate in the i...

Meteoric Rise of DraftKings, FanDuel Poses Challenges to Lawmakers

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 10.29.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

It's hard to believe, but the humble HLHL and thousands of other tiny leagues back then were the progenitors of what has become a multi-billion-dollar industry. I

Female Reporters Face Threats For Reporting On Patrick Kane Allegations

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 09.25.2015 | Sports

Julie DiCaro is a columnist for and an update anchor for 670 The Score who has been reporting on the investigation of alleged sexual as...

How to Talk to Your Son About Rape: A Guide for Dads and Hockey Fans

Caleb Probst | Posted 09.03.2016 | Parents
Caleb Probst

The following is the transcript of how I would imagine the conversation between me and my son would unfold. Feel free to use it as a template for discussing these issues with your own children.

One Goal: What the Cup-Winning Blackhawks Can Teach the Champions of Working People

Roberta Lynch | Posted 07.07.2016 | Chicago
Roberta Lynch

Like the Blackhawks, we have to focus on One Goal: standing up against the ruthless assault that is now underway not just on labor unions, but on the American Dream of fairness for all, that unions have been so critical to building and sustaining.

Lessons on Building Company Culture from the Chicago Blackhawks

JD Gershbein | Posted 06.21.2016 | Chicago
JD Gershbein

Winning a championship in any professional sport is a war of attrition. Getting to the top in the National Hockey League takes added resolve and finesse. An 80-game season alone takes its toll on teams.

Can we Celebrate the Blackhawks Without the Air Horns, Please?

Katie Hoffman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Chicago
Katie Hoffman

I "didn't catch" any of the Stanley Cup final on Monday night, but I was fortunate enough to hear all about Chicago's victory from someone's air horn and impromptu illegal fireworks show.

Cycle Naked -- Your Brain Will Thank You

Greg Schwem | Posted 06.17.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Having recently completed Chicago's chapter of the annual World Naked Bike Ride, I heartily concur with the "cycling helps your brain" theory.

Good News, Chicago! You Can Safely Smooch The Stanley Cup

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living

"You might as well slurp the handrail of an airport escalator, lick a bathroom door or eat soup out of a rented bowling shoe," CBS Chicago columnist D...

Hilarious Chicago Man Sums Up Blackhawks' Season In Just A Few Words

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.16.2015 | Sports

This guy won the night in just, like, five seconds.

Streaking (at Home) for the Stanley Cup

Kevin Kniffin | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Kevin Kniffin

Who's going to be hotter -- the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Chicago Blackhawks? Streakiness is one of the concepts -- like clutchness, choking, and luck -- that we often use to make sense of a multi-game series like the Stanley Cup Finals.

This Hockey Header Goal Is So Cool It Should Have Counted

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.20.2015 | Sports

Best disallowed score ever?

Hockey Player Calmly Pulls His Own Tooth Out During Game

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.07.2015 | Sports

A victory by the skin of their teeth -- literally. During Sunday night's game between the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks, Blues forward...

Blackhawks Fan Wears Bandage Of Courage After Plexiglass Hits Her Face

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports

Alexis Bovard is NHL tough -- and she's just a spectator. Bovard was taking in her first hockey game Friday in Chicago when a player collision agai...