Yana Reznik smiles at her piano, holding the masks she helped make.

Inside the University of Chicago Hospital lunchroom, they rummaged through the boxes, finding masks, hand sanitizers, and burritos from Chipotle. One doctor found a mask with a llama on it. Another tried on one covered with little beluga…


George Chiropolos stood up from his bed on April 1, and started walking to the living room of his home in Wilmette, Illinois. But the room started spinning, and he collapsed on the couch. He felt like he was being strangled.

He had a decision to make: Call the doctor…


Standing outside of the Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone at the annual Fort Wayne Mad Ants open tryout, my body shivered. I spent $200 to wait for the doors to swing open at 9 a.m. …


At 27–23 and sixth in the Eastern Conference, the Brooklyn Nets are this season’s biggest surprise. The loss of Caris LeVert was supposed to send the Nets free-falling to the lottery for the fifth straight year. …


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“I don’t want to say shitshow.”

Chris Friedrich, a pitcher for the Colorado Rockies from 2012 to 2016 and San Diego Padres in 2017, paused and inhaled deeply before he said something he would regret. …


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Knicks fans played like a broken record this Summer, praising Kevin Knox for inefficient numbers in meaningless Summer League outings. Okay, he looked good, but this good?

The hyperbole Knicks fan spoke in was a direct representation of the garbage heap James Dolan has piled on.

So when Dolan was…


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Stanley Johnson snatched the ball from his opponent like he tugged a toy out of his dog’s mouth. In a matter of fact-tone, the forward howled, “Gimme that fu***** ball!”

It was the dog days of July. Droves of street ballers and NBA players culminated in the humid, circus-like atmosphere…


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Twin brothers are constantly pitted side-to-side. Being the other team in Los Angeles is like being the ugly twin brother.

If renovating their logo wasn’t enough, hiring Jerry West and making moves trembles the narrative. …


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During the final season of Stan Van Gundy’s reign, Detroit seemed to be zigging while the rest of the league zagged. Trading for Blake Griffin was a risky endeavor, but one which might have catapulted a franchise who has only made the playoffs once since 2009 back into relevance.

Instead…

Andrew Favakeh

Butler women’s basketball beat reporter for the Butler Collegian, Butler men’s basketball beat reporter for the IndyStar. Twitter: @drewfav

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