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Chicago All Star '88 Pay Homage

Who: Michael Jordan What: NBA Allstar Weekend When: 1988 Where: Chicago  Why: Because it's the best city in the world This weekend is the first time since 1988 that the NBA All Star game will be in Chicago and it only felt right to pay homage! We released this sweatshirt last week and it sold out in the first day. We have restocked it in black and red and it will be available online and in store this Friday and Saturday!! Limited sizing available. The store hours are Friday 2-7pm and Saturday 12-7pm. 1734 W. North Ave. in Wicker Park.   

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Sister Jean, Loyola's not-so-secret weapon

Sister Jean, Loyola-Chicago's number one fan is a 98 year old nun and the Ramblers' not-so-secret weapon. They don't even like to call her a fan since that's only a part of what she does. Every game she prays for them. She prays for the referee to make the right calls, she prays for the players, their health and that they always come out on top of course with a Ramblers victory. She even mixes in a scouting report on who the best players are and what to watch out for. She's witnessed more than a half-century of the team's basketball history. The players love having her around and say that she has "so much knowledge, wisdom and shines bright....

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