| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:53 PM
“Biggest Loser” winner and Wheeling native Danni Allen and Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s “The Profit,” opened a yoga studio in Evanston last week called One2One. The name is a play on the 121 pounds Allen lost on the NBC...
| Apr 20, 2013
Last week was fairly successful when I announced that, going forward, "Weeks in Review" posts will also serve as an open comment thread on news events of the past week that either didn't get discussed on the blog or didn't......
| Aug 17, 2013
Sunday's print column: First thing in the morning on Aug. 18, 2003 — 10 years ago Sunday — I stumbled bleary-eyed but eager to my desk in the attic and, with a few keystrokes, uploaded the following to the Tribune's......
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Chicago Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said Friday that sanctioning rules would prevent Lance Armstrong from running the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Those rules, which prohibit banned athletes from entering races sanctioned by USA Track &...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Dathan Ritzenhein refused to get carried away.
Nine miles into Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein found himself running faster than he planned and only some 10 seconds behind the lead pack, much closer than he expected at that point....
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Rita Jeptoo raised her arms in celebration as she crossed the finish line of the Chicago Marathon, yet the Kenyan said she knew she had been edged by a woman she repeatedly called her friend.
In a battle to the finish that tied the closest finish in...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has entered the record books eight months before the start of the Oct.7 race.
Race officials announced Monday all 45,000 entries had been sold, in just six days.
In the previous record sale finish, last year, it took...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Registration for this fall’s 34th annual Chicago Marathon has closed in record time this year, with 45,000 people signing up in just 31 days, organizers said today.
Last year, it took about seven weeks for registration to fill up. This year,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Brittany Diehl is excited to call a sports city like Indianapolis home! From the NFL to the NBA and all things racing, a job at FOX59 is a dream come true.
She joined the team in July of 2010 as a sports reporter after spending two and a half years in...
| Apr 1, 2011
When Naperville cardiologist Ann Davis decided to get serious about losing weight, she fished around in her purse for a crumpled and sticky piece of paper. Three months earlier, while at a restaurant with her kids, she'd scribbled down the name of a...