She'd been seeking the latest NBA scores. She came across a headline from the Chicago Tribune: "Derrick Rose is no role model." Was it necessary to read another word? The ultimate accolade to which a black professional athlete can aspire is the headline advising "Michael Jordan is no role model" or "Barry Bonds is no role model" or "Walter Payton is no role model." (As happened to Ron Santo, Payton received his most priceless honor posthumously.)
Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky hand out year-end awards for city politics, including such creative titles as the "Kryptonite Award," the "Little Dutch Boy Award," and the "'I Didn't Inhale' Award."
"It was one of those nights," said Marian Hossa. "Their goalie played unbelievable. ... Basically, he won the game for them.
"It was one of those nights when their goalie was really hot and we couldn't get a puck behind him."
20. Rudresh Mahanthappa, Samdhi (ACT) Alto saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa has spent lots of energy exploring rigorous fusions of jazz and Indian music, most notably on Kinsmen (Pi), his 2008 collaboration with saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath. On this explosive new album, he merges funky electric jazz with Indian modes just as convincingly.
So said E., my neighbor back in the day—we're talking mid-80s—of my instructor T., who lived next door to her with his bewitching wife, K. Both from Belgrade, they'd often take meals on their front porch, and would call me over to join them.
Believe it or not, one of the most frequently asked questions I get these days has nothing to do with TIFs, taxes, or Mayor Rahm.
Instead, it's this: Hey, man, who's the dude who sings that Evanston song?
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