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Jonathan Toews  celebrates after scoring a first-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Random Thoughts From Canada’s Gold Medal Victory

Canada was impressive from start to finish, dispatching Team Sweden 3-0.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

Canada's Jamie Benn, left, battles with Team USA's Phil Kessel. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Canada Dominates USA, Blackhawks Style

So this is what it feels like to be a fan of the Blackhawks’ foes, isn’t it?

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

U.S. Olympic champion Jesse Owens powers his way at the start of the 200m event, that he won during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, where he captured four gold medals. (Photo credit CORR/AFP/Getty Images)

One Of Jesse Owens’ 1936 Gold Medals For Sale At Auction

With two more days to go, the online bidding has risen to more than $330,000, as of Thursday morning, for one of four medals Jesse Owens won at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

12/05/2013

Gold medallist Joseph Berenyi of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Individual Cycling C3 Pursuit final on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Velodrome on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Oswego Paralympian Wins Gold In London

Joseph Berenyi, 43, lost his right arm and left kneecap in a construction accident 18 years ago.

09/01/2012

Chicago area swimmers Conor Dwyer (left) and Matt Grevers (right) have both won gold medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, and both have trained at the Lake Forest Swim Club. (Credit: Clive Rose/ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Swimmers Grevers, Dwyer Bask In Glow Of Gold Medal Fame

The 2012 Olympics are over, and now, two members of the U.S. Men’s Swimming Team from the Chicago area are back home, basking in the glory.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/13/2012

US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas poses on the podium with her gold medal after winning the artistic gymnastics women's individual all-around final at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London on August 2, 2012 during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Douglas won ahead of Russia's gymnasts Victoria Komova and Aliya Mustafina. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Grandparents Of Gabby Douglas Beaming In Gary, Ind.

Nadean and Theodore Hawkins say Gabby’s star-making performance is the result of the teen’s hard work and confidence.

08/03/2012

Chicago area swimmers Conor Dwyer (left) and Matt Grevers (right) have both won gold medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, and both have trained at the Lake Forest Swim Club. (Credit: Clive Rose/ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Lake Forest Swim Club Thrilled At Dwyer, Grevers Winning Gold

A North Shore swim club is bursting with pride after two of its former members struck gold in London.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

U.S. swimmer Dana Vollmer celebrates after breaking the world record in the women's 100m butterfly final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London. (Photo credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

Vollmer Sets 2nd World Record Of London Games

Dana Vollmer won a gold medal at the Olympics and set a world record, too. Not bad for someone who didn’t even qualify four years ago.

07/29/2012

Scottie Pippen

Bulls To Unveil Pippen Statue On April 7th

At halftime of the Chicago Bulls’ April 7 game agaisnt the Boston Celtics, the organization will unveil the statue for Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen.

03/17/2011

Jeremy Morin

Blackhawks’ Morin And Leddy Will Defend Gold Medal

In last year’s Olympic games, the Chicago Blackhawks were on full display. While the next Olympics aren’t for some time, the team will remain well represented in International play.

12/22/2010