Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19

Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19
Roller Derby, at the Chicago Coliseum Aug. 13, 1935 (Image Provided) World Roller Derby Week Aug. 13-19 will include an inaugural annual public celebration, retro-style games and a national community service blood drive in honor of the invention of Roller …
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This roller derby player goes by the name Hebrew-Ham Lincoln
NEW YORK (JTA) — Dara Fineman may not be the only Jewish player in the Gotham Girls Roller Derby League, but she’s the only one who sports a Star of David painted over her eye. Her derby name is plenty Jewish, too: “Hebrew-Ham Lincoln” — yes …
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It’s not your grandmother’s roller derby
Dave and Beth Corson drove in from Tampa Sunday afternoon to watch their daughter participate in a new team sport that involves knocking other players to the ground. “I just hope she doesn’t get hurt,” said Beth Corson, repeating the mantra of mothers …
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Smith’s 30 pts leads NC State past Loyola of Chicago, 79-77.

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Smith’s 30 pts leads NC State past Loyola of Chicago, 79-77.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Dennis Smith Jr. is back to playing like himself. Still, he looked like someone else to the opposing coach. Smith scored a career-high 30 points to help North Carolina State beat Loyola-Chicago 79-77 on Saturday. Torin Dorn added 20 …
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Syracuse drops in Associated Press college basketball poll
Syracuse, N.Y. — The Syracuse Orange, which was ranked 18th in last week’s Associated Press college basketball poll, fell four spots after suffering its first loss of the season on Saturday. Syracuse, which lost 64-50 to South Carolina on Saturday at the …
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Duquesne Holds Off Cleveland St. Rally In 78-71 Win
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Mike Lewis II scored 20 points while Darius Lewis and Josh Steel each scored 13 and Duquesne held off Cleveland State for a 78-71 win on Sunday to conclude the Bluegrass Showcase. Eric James made a pair of free throws to put Duquesne up …
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Under Armour activates the space with digital signage in new Chicago Brand

trendUnder Armour activates the space with digital signage in new Chicago Brand
Under Armour’s newest store will feature two floors of the brand’s newest innovations across various product categories, including outdoor, team sports, training, running, golf, studio, youth and footwear. Chicago’s Brand House is also the first to …
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A new Nano-Fabrication Lab prepares to open it’s doors in Innovation Park
You’re looking at Kingston’s newest Nano-Fabrication Laboratory — There’s a special light filtering system that’s why everything looks yellow. The lab is used for designing, making and testing innovations on an extremely small scale. “The small scale …
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45 Finalists Demonstrate Innovation In Fresh Produce
WASHINGTON, D.C. – United Fresh this week announces a record 45 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2015 New Product Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in five categories for the title …
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Live coverage: Chicago Blackhawks at Buffalo Sabres, 7 pm

sportLive coverage: Chicago Blackhawks at Buffalo Sabres, 7 pm
Blackhawks special teams: Power play: 46-250 (18.4%, 16th); penalty kill: 164-194 (84.5%, fifth). Tweets from our @TBNSports team will appear below, along with other top hockey journalists. Some of our recent coverage: * The McEichel Derby: How it …
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ECHL hockey: Utah Grizzlies beat Alaska Aces, 4-1
West Valley City • With the regular season coming to a close next week, this is the time of the year that big players make big plays, and on Friday night that big player was the Utah’s Igor Bobkov, who stopped 37 shots as the Grizzlies beat the Alaska …
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Men’s hockey: Brodzinski signs with Kings, leaves SCSU
Four members of the Los Angeles Kings organization showed up at his parents’ home to convince Jonny Brodzinski to bypass his senior season with the St. Cloud State men’s hockey team. They succeeded. Brodzinski has signed an NHL entry-level contract …
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