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Maddux, Thomas voted into Baseball Hall of Fame

White Sox’s ‘Big Hurt’ proud record compiled cleanly during steroids era earned him first-ballot ticket to CooperstownChicago legends Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas were elected Wednesday to the Baseball Hall of Fame along with former Braves pitcher Tom Glavine.      Full News here – News – chicagotribune.com

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Interview: Country singer Thomas Rhett following in his father’s footsteps

On the day before his debut album hit stores, 23-year-old country singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett — whose song, “It Goes Like This,” has been No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart for three straight weeks — said he was a bit on edge.      Full News here – About Last Night – chicagotribune.com

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Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you

Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola acknowledged he probably needs to stop soon.      Full News here – […]

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Veteran White House journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92

Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas, who reported on every U.S. president since John Kennedy, died today at the age of 92, The Gridiron Club and Foundation said.      Full News here – News – chicagotribune.com

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Thomas Alter: Why Does the NBA Hate ‘Lil Nate?

It seems NBA general managers have been listening to too much Phil Collins recently. If “short people got no reason to live,” then they certainly got no reason to play in the NBA. As this offseason has shown, roster management is a lesson in contrasting styles. Some teams have found success going the Billy Beane […]

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TELANDER: Mayor Emanuel, Isiah Thomas join forces on inner-city basketball program

It’s not that basketball has to be the urban sport. But why shouldn’t it be? The dynamics, the space, the surface, the crowd density, the vibe — it all works. So Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his basketball buddy Isiah Thomas, sponsors such as Nike, the Sammons Financial Group, Integrys Energy and GEM Realty Capital and some […]

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Houston Rockets make NBA trade for Thomas Robinson

The Houston Rockets acquired No. 5 pick Thomas Robinson and forwards Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt from Sacramento on Wednesday for forward Patrick Patterson, center Cole Aldrich and point guard Toney Douglas. Full News here – Chicago Sports News, Chicago Scores, and Chicago Schedules: Basketball, Football, Hockey, Soccer and More at WLS ABC7Chicago.com

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Thomas Alter: Lowly Wizards Starting to Turn It Around

When legendary New York Knicks broadcaster Walt “Clyde” Frazier said over a media room dinner before Wednesday night’s Knicks/Wizards game in Washington “I’m worried about tonight,” it was unclear what he was talking about. The food? Bad weather preventing the Knicks from getting out of D.C.? Surely the former Knick point guard and current trendsetting […]

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Etan Thomas, ex-NBA player, talks responsible fatherhood in Chicago

Former NBA player Etan Thomas has been touring the U.S. talking about the importance of being a responsible parent. Full News here – Chicago Sports News, Chicago Scores, and Chicago Schedules: Basketball, Football, Hockey, Soccer and More at WLS ABC7Chicago.com

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Thomas Alter: The Heat Hate Is Gone

Bouncing around Georgetown’s McDonough Gym on an unseasonably warm December morning, LeBron James looks happy. Simultaneously chatting with reporters, joking with teammates and video chatting on his phone, James bears no resemblance to the man who once claimed publically he enjoyed playing the role of the villain. Maybe it was their dominating Finals win over […]

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Etan Thomas: Chicago Teachers Shouldn’t Have Had to Strike

Maybe it’s because my mother was a teacher for the Tulsa public school system for 27 years, but I feel connected to the teachers striking in Chicago. I remember seeing her struggle to teach in an oversized classroom with outdated books and no air conditioning. Maybe that’s why I get disgusted when I see and […]

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Marcus Bright: Mary Thomas Way: A Tribute to Courage and Service

When Homan Street on the Westside of Chicago, Illinois is changed to Mary Thomas Way on Saturday, August 4 it will be a salute to every mother who is a “drum major” for sacrifice and service in their family. As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in his speech The Drum Major Instinct, “everyone can […]

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Thomas Miller, 1920-2012

Thomas Miller, 1920-2012 Artist and graphic designer Thomas Miller began his career in the years after World War II, when there were few African-Americans in the field. After studying at what was then the Ray-Vogue School of Design in Chicago, Mr. Miller soon found work as a … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Richard Perry Thomas: Youth Against Violence in Chicago Spread Viral Faux iPad Campaign

A group of youth has a “green-friendly” goal this summer to reach over three million people on social networks with a “faux ipad campaign” to increase environmental awareness and promote violence prevention in urban settings. The campaign is part of their crowd-source fundraiser on indiegogo.com to produce an anti-violence album in Chicago, as well as […]

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