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Nkechinyelu The Renaissance Man

Different. That was always the tag associated with Nkechinyelu Peter Ezugwu. Different for his long strange name; different because he was the only tall, lanky black kid in his traditional English private school; different because he protected other children from bullies; different because, as big as he was, he would cry at the littlest of […]

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Interview: Charles Tillman

Charles Tillman truly has led a double life worth emulating. One life is characterized by a fierce competitiveness on the field, and another life is characterized by a generous heart of compassion when he steps off the field. A Pro Bowler for the Chicago Bears whose reputation in the NFL is as a throwback cornerback […]

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Cookin’ With The Stars

It was early. Looking at Lance’s sleepy face made me yawn. His better half smacked my arm. “Stop that!” Waiting in the green room of Chicago’s WGN television studios, we watched the early morning news, chatted about current events in the local newspaper and discussed Lance’s interest in cooking. Lance cooks almost every night, getting […]

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The Locker Room Sponsoring Lance Briggs’ NorCal All-Star Football Camp

The Locker Room is excited to sponsor Bears Linebacker Lance Briggs’ NorCal All-Star Football Camp for girls or boys ages 8-17 on Saturday, June 8th, 2013 from 9am to 3pm (PDT) at American River College in Sacramento, CA. Campers will receive a shirt, lunch, autographs and a gift bag as well as join All-Pro Chicago […]

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The Athlete-Entourage Partnership

As social media and incessant coverage brings the athlete and the fan close together, the gap between yearly earnings pushes them further apart. It was not uncommon during the early and middle twentieth century for professional athletes to take off season work as supplemental income. As sports revenue and player salary exploded, so too did […]

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Scoonie Penn

Approaching professional basketball overseas for success Wearing a red Ohio State t-shirt and black Nike basketball shorts, Scoonie Penn sat on a leather sofa inside his home near Columbus, Ohio. He shares the gorgeous, split-level structure with his beautiful wife and children. The spacious unit features five bedrooms, five baths, encased on the outside by […]

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