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Graduating Athletes Reflect on End of Athletic Careers

By Finn Hartnett

Student-athletes in the Class of 2021 saw their athletic careers interrupted and ended by an unprecedented pandemic. They managed to find closure in the relationships and memories that sustained their four years

May 24, 2021

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Tackling Challenges On and Off the Field, Ross Is a Standout Student-Athlete

By Giuseppe Di Cera

Graduating football player Jackson Ross leaves a large legacy that transcends the athletic fields at UChicago.

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June 15, 2021

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UChicago Athletic Trainer Confronts COVID Challenges with Enthusiasm

By Giuseppe Di Cera

Bobby Smith attacked Covid-19 remote workouts with student-athletes with the same enthusiasm as before the pandemic.

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April 7, 2021

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Chicago House AC Adds Another Soccer Team to Chicago’s Pro Sports Portfolio

By Finn Hartnett

The city will welcome Chicago House Athletic Club, a member of the National Independent Soccer Association, in August 2021.

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April 6, 2021

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White Sox Seek to Follow Up on Breakout Season

By Finn Hartnett

The White Sox hope that they can continue their upward trajectory.

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April 6, 2021

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A Year Later, UChicago Sports Return

By Alison Gill

The Maroons return to play after twelve months on the sideline.

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April 1, 2021

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8:23 p.m.

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Major Offseason Questions Facing the Chicago Bears

By Arjun Chandra-Mohanty

Arjun Chandra-Mohanty examines big offseason questions for the Chicago Bears.

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March 9, 2021

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$100 Million and a Million Tests: How the NFL Played Through a Pandemic?

By Thomas Gordon

Thomas Gordon examines how the NFL was able to navigate the pandemic.

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February 24, 2021

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11:18 a.m.

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Practicing for an Uncertain Season

By Ali Sheehy

Varsity lacrosse player Ali Sheehy discusses the difficulty in preparing for a season of unknowns.

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February 24, 2021

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11:15 a.m.

University of Chicago Athletics

NCAA Overlooks Division III Athletes

By Alison Gill

The NCAA’s decision to cancel Division III winter sports begs important questions about fairness and the collegiate sports models.

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February 24, 2021

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11:10 a.m.

Alexandra Nisenoff

Playoff Appearance Cannot Overshadow Bears’ Failures

By Dheeraj Devarajan

The Chicago Bears continue to tread water in muddled NFC with no real improvement or chance to contend.

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January 26, 2021

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10:13 p.m.

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Redza Brings International Competition Experiences to UChicago Swim & Dive

By Michael McClure

Fourth-year swim captain Nadia Redza, a member of the Malaysian national team, has set a standard for athletic leadership with her team-oriented approach.

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January 26, 2021

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The Ballad of Mesut Özil

By Finn Hartnett

Arsenal finally says goodbye to one of the most divisive, mesmerizing players to ever step onto a soccer pitch. Were Arsenal right to throw him aside? Was Özil right to let it happen?

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January 18, 2021

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UAA Cancels Spring Sports

By Thomas Gordon

The UAA is amongst the first conferences to cancel spring sports.

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January 14, 2021

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UChicago Adds Five Inductees to Its Hall of Fame

By Dheeraj Devarajan

The Hall of Fame Class of 2020 spans five decades, over 400 wins, multiple All-American honors, nine school records, and over 40 seasons of excellence.

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January 11, 2021

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The Conversation Around Diversity in the Video Game Industry

By Brinda Rao

Chicago Ideas and Red Bull held a virtual conversation on the world and diversity of online gaming.

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December 1, 2020

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Jeopardy!: America’s (True) Pastime

By Alison Gill

Alison Gill sits down with UChicago alum and author of Answers in the Form of Questions, Claire McNear.

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December 1, 2020