Chicago was plagued by injury and illness throughout the regular season. But all that adversity has the Sky ready for any obstacles as they prepare for their second playoff appearance in franchise history.
It's like little Ralphie from "A Christmas Story." Everyone sets out for an A grade. But with just three teams boasting winning records at the All-Star break, most teams scored far below their expectations.
Conner Mertens, a kicker on Willamette University's football team, did something last week that no other college football player in the United States has ever done: He came out publicly while an active player.