THE ICEMEN COMETH: Corey Crawford has one of the loneliest jobs in sports. But now he's got company: his backup and potential replacement, Ray Emery Read more
CELLULOID HERO: The Naperville man's company, Rare Sportsfilms, specializes in rescuing and restoring old sports films. Want highlights of the 1953 Milwaukee Braves or the Cubs’ 1935 World Series? Doak’s got the goods Read more
THE QUIET MAN: Bears head coach Lovie Smith doesn’t shout or otherwise show emotion, which may be why Chicago fans haven’t warmed to him. But being the anti-Ditka has its advantages Read more
One of the brightest of baseball’s new breed of data-driven front-office execs, Theo Epstein is being hailed as the Cubs’ savior. But don’t order those World Series tickets just yet Read more
MAKING STRIDES: Our man wonders why he endures the mental and physical grind of long-distance running. Then, one nasty spring day, in a stinging horizontal rain, the answer comes to him Read more