By Leah Hendrickson and Madison Ornstil Mark Biery received a phone call from a friend asking if he wanted to join a soccer league in the summer of 2010. The individual fee was $110, which included a T-shirt should his team win the ultimate prize. It was then that Biery decided to try something different. … Continue reading
The Chicago Blackhawks recorded their ninth straight loss Tuesday night following a 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators. To view the Storified record and reaction of the night’s events, click over to Leah’s Storify page. The Blackhawks take the ice again Thursday evening at Madison Square Garden against the NHL’s league-leading New York Rangers. Puck drops … Continue reading
Terrell Farmby and the Evanston Township Wildkits defeated Central Suburban South rival New Trier Trevians 55-52 in overtime Friday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Farmby, a forward for the Wildkits, scored a team-best 14 points. Evanston coach Mike Ellis noted Farmby’s intensity Friday night. “He wasn’t afraid to fail,” Ellis said. “He’s got everything down that we … Continue reading
A key element in online reporting is compelling content. In addition to its broadcast coverage, the Comcast SportsNet brand (including all of its regional networks) is on its way towards becoming an industry standard in digital sports reporting. Part of Comcast SportsNet Chicago’s evolving success on the web is its ability to generate a wide … Continue reading
What makes online sports journalism different from it’s print or broadcast counterpart? Simply put, interactivity. Interactivity in this sense includes Twitter incorporation, photos, videos, and sophisticated graphics. News providers that take advantage of interactive graphics and multi-platform storytelling cultivate an internet audience hungry for the newest and most complete content. CSNChicago.com’s Blackhawks Insider Tracey Myers … Continue reading
It’s finally here! After months of sitting alone on my hard drive, this little beauty is ready to be shown to the world. I can’t embed it here, so simply click on the image or click HERE to view the audio slideshow.
The MLS Cup 2011 Playoffs online package is an easy-to-navigate online package found on MLSsoccer.com. Visually, it is bright, appealing to look at and functionally clear. Its graphics feature the warm yellow and rich blue that decorate L.A. Galaxy’s kit, paying homage to the host city’s club. In addition to box scores and schedules for … Continue reading