What you missed while watching the Hawks
We get it, you've been cozied up in a Blackhawks blanket for two months. It's been awesome, hasn't it?
Well, now the dog days of summer are here. But while the Hawks were busy capturing the coolest trophy in sports, other Chicago teams were making headlines, too. Some were even intentional. Each team has given fans reasons to wake up and pay attention—or to hit snooze.Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye Sports' Facebook page.
Wake up: Reliever Jesse Crain set a franchise record with 29 straight scoreless appearances. Chris Sale is one of the best pitchers in baseball: He's got a sparkling 2.79 ERA and an intimidating 114 strikeouts.