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Sports popularity ignores societal issues

By Alex Cocanig, Columnist August 9, 2016

Professional and college sports have taken American society by storm and fans have become increasingly more attentive to their teams, especially when they perform well and win their ways into playoffs...

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) reacts after scoring against the Boston Bruins in the first period during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Chicago.

Illini Drive breaks down Blues vs. Blackhawks

By Kevin McCarthy April 11, 2016

Cristiano Simonetta from lastwordonsports.com breaks down the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues playoff series. He talks about what each team needs to do if they want to advance in this year's...

Chicago Blackhawks beat St. Louis Blues, 5-3, in sled hockey at Illinois Ice Arena

By Ryan Wilson December 6, 2015

At Illinois’ Ice Arena Saturday night, fans were beating the glass like a drum and screaming their favorite players’ names as they watched the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues, 5-3.It seemed...

Illinois' Eric Cruickshank (15) makes a short pass during the CSCHL Playoffs semi-finals v. Ohio University at the Ice Arena on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Illinois lost 3-5.

Illinois hockey looks for win in Chicago this weekend

By Ethan Swanson September 30, 2015

Playing in Chicago at Johnny’s Ice House, the practice facility of the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, is nothing new for the Illinois hockey team — as they have hosted a series there...

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