How does Conor Dwyer bring it home? By proudly representing Chicago as an Olympic gold medalist and five-time world champion swimmer. Conor grew up around the pool. Both his grandmothers loved to swim and would bring all the grandkids to the pool. His mom was also a collegiate swimmer and still swim sand teaches swimming
How does Kevin McDowell bring it home? By proudly representing Chicago as a world-class triathlete. Growing up in Geneva, Illinois made Kevin the athlete he is today. His first triathlon at just 10 years old was in his hometown and it quickly became his passion. Kevin grew up watching the Olympics and loved everything about
Though Jake Arrieta’s bid for second straight no-hitter and home scoreless inning streak ended early Thursday, anything seems possible when he’s pitching. Wearing a blue Cubs hoodie that partially hid his face on a chilly afternoon at Wrigley Field, Jake Arrieta strode to the bullpen at 12:50 p.m. Thursday to continue his quest for perfection.
Dexter Fowler followed the foul line to first base after ball four during the first inning Friday, the 115th Cub to take that walk in his team’s 22-game-old season. Two batters later, Ben Zobrist became No. 116. Seven times in all the Cubs coaxed a walk from a Braves pitcher during a 6-1 victory at
How does Kevin Cordes bring it home? By proudly representing Chicago as a world champion swimmer and Olympic hopeful. Kevin owes his swimming career to his mom who waited in line in the middle of the night to secure the last six and under spot on the summer swim team. He’s come a long way
Baseball players can get very particular, whether it’s about their equipment or the methods they employ. In spring training, we asked Cubs and White Sox players about the bats they use or the grips on the pitches they throw. Anthony Rizzo, bat: “I’ve used the same model for six or seven years. I rarely will