Granderson gives back to UIC in a big way

In a time where his teammate Alex Rodriguez is getting more attention for doing the wrong thing… AGAIN, New York Yankees centerfielder Curtis Granderson has given the media something positive to say about the Bronx bombers and MLB players in general. A graduate of University of Illinois-Chicago, Granderson always appreciated the opportunity the university provided…

Forgotten Pioneer: Dan Bankhead P Brooklyn Dodgers 1947-1951

In the spirit of Black History Month Sports Q&A will be  recognizing some forgotten/uknown African American pioneers in the sportsworld, many who achieved firsts and feats that sports fans are unaware of. First up: Dan Bankhead of the Brooklyn Dodgers, the first African American Major League pitcher. While many Major League Baseball fans rightly acknowledge Jackie Robinson for…

The Evolution of the Old Ball Game

Take me out to the ball game is the start to the song most synonymous with the greatest sport in the land. The sport that unites fathers and sons all over the land and creates life long memories that still gives you the warm fuzzies decades later. But since the mid-90’s the “Steroids Era” stigma…