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Sky's Pondexter pushes for title on court, citywide healing off it

Chicago isn’t short on young men who have become household names in basketball. Walk past any patch of blacktop in the city and you’ll see kids donning jerseys of those who inspire them: Derrick Rose, Jabari Parker, Dwyane Wade and others immediately come to mind. But what about girls who need...

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  • Ask Anna: How can I be sure a sex toy will work for me?

    Ask Anna: How can I be sure a sex toy will work for me?

    How can I find sex toys that fit me well without spending lots of money? They're expensive and not exactly returnable.—Don’t Toy With Me Ask the store clerks for their recommendations, DTWM. They’re there for a reason, and it’s not just to quietly judge you for renting “Big Trouble in Little Vagina”...

  • Cubs kick off trophy tour at new Mag Mile team store

    Cubs kick off trophy tour at new Mag Mile team store

    The Cubs have opened a team store on Michigan Avenue and it will host a special guest Friday: the World Series trophy. Its stop at the temporary popup shop on the Magnificent Mile marks the start of the team's trophy tour. Fans will be able to take photos with the hardware between noon and 3 p.m....

  • Why any NFL win is a good win and teammates should fight 'like brothers'

    Why any NFL win is a good win and teammates should fight 'like brothers'

    Editor's note: Each week during the NFL season, former Bears defensive lineman Alex Brown shares his football wisdom with RedEye. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.  The Bears (3-9) play at Detroit (8-4) at noon Sunday on CBS. Alex Brown is a bit upset this week. As someone who...

  • From working class to working artist, The Hideout is more than a music club

    From working class to working artist, The Hideout is more than a music club

    The destination bar off the beaten path has 20-year roots in Chicago's music scene but a century-long legacy as a watering hole for blue collar folk.

  • Connecting the résumés of the stars of ‘Office Christmas Party’

    Connecting the résumés of the stars of ‘Office Christmas Party’

    With 11 names on the poster, there’s no denying the cast of “Office Christmas Party” is stacked. From a CEO to a human resources officer, most of the stars play employees of a Chicago technology company. But when we started examining their employment history, we noticed a bit of a trend: They’ve...

  • 'Jackie' review: A complicated portrait

    'Jackie' review: A complicated portrait

    "I never wanted fame, I just became a Kennedy." In the week following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy grapples with the pain of losing her husband, her status as first lady of the U.S. and the life to which she had become accustomed. In the aftermath of the events...

  • Madonna twerks, admits to kissing Michael Jackson during 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Madonna twerks, admits to kissing Michael Jackson during 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Madonna joined James Corden for her own “Carpool Karaoke” segment on Wednesday and let her diva flag fly. What sets Madonna apart from other "Carpool Karaoke" musicians? Well, the legendary songstress gave zero bleeps about unbuckling her seatbelt and getting down to her own music. Oh, and she's...

  • Watch OK Go perform with a Pilsen high school guitar club

    Watch OK Go perform with a Pilsen high school guitar club

    If OK Go needs an opening act, the band members may want to consider the Juarez Guitar Club. OK Go performed its single "The One Moment" with more than a dozen teenage club members in a jam session Wednesday at Benito Juarez Community Academy in Pilsen. In between performances, the rock quartet discussed...

  • Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Holiday markets galore, a festive cocktail class and more things to do in Chicago this weekend, Dec. 9-11.

  • 5 most Chicago moments in 'Office Christmas Party'

    5 most Chicago moments in 'Office Christmas Party'

    While plenty of movies take place in Chicago, it’s often obvious that they weren’t filmed here. But “Office Christmas Party” shot on location in the city last spring, and the movie shows off the Windy City every chance it gets. 1. The CTAIt’s Chicago. It’s winter. Jason Bateman’s character, Josh,...

  • All-Star closer Wade Davis important piece for Cubs' World Series defense

    All-Star closer Wade Davis important piece for Cubs' World Series defense

    The Cubs' acquisition of closer Wade Davis likely will be their biggest move of the offseason. But they believe their work is far from complete as they try to add the finishing touches on a well-worked bullpen they plan ride in an attempt at a second consecutive World Series title. "We're not necessarily...

  • Reality TV star declares 'I like Chicago' after BF traded to White Sox

    Reality TV star declares 'I like Chicago' after BF traded to White Sox

    That didn't take long. "Don't Be Tardy" star Brielle Biermann declared affinity for Chicago Wednesday, a day after her boyfriend Michael Kopech was traded to the White Sox. "I like Chicago already!!" Biermann tweeted after social media users argued about whether her face is "fake." The debate ensued...

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