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Roller Derby Skaters Raising Money For Teammates Hurt In Car Crash

Four women who skate for a Chicago roller derby league were hurt in a head-on car crash over the weekend caused by the driver of a stolen car – and now teammates have set up a fundraising drive for their medical expenses.

12/19/2013

(Photo Credit: Tyler Shaw / Chicago Outfit Roller Derby’s Facebook)

The Chicago Outfit, A Chicago Roller Derby Team, Appearing On The Queen Latifah Show

Few things display Chicago’s ferocity as well as roller derby team the Chicago Outfit, which probably makes it a good thing they’re representing the City of the Big Shoulders on Queen Latifah’s new daytime television show. The Chicago Outfit will be on The Queen Latifah Show Wednesday, October 30th at 2:00 p.m. on CBS…

10/30/2013

(Credit: Chicago Outfit Roller Derby's facebook page)

Best Weekend Events: Spaghetti Wrestling, Outsider Art & Awkward Open Mics

Events for April 12th, 13th & 14th. Get off your butt and go see the best of what Chicago has to offer! Spaghetti wrestling, outsider art, awkward open mics and more!

04/11/2013

Derby Lite

Finding Your Inner Roller Derby Girl At Derby Lite

On a Saturday morning inside a South Side Chicago gym, 8 women suit up with helmets, skates, and protective pads. But they won’t be giving elbows or checking their opponents at Derby Lite.

WBBM Newsradio–05/21/2012

(credit: Gil Leora

Guide To The Windy City Rollers

Forget The Superbowl, forget The Bulls, forget it all… except for Roller Derby! Check out The Windy City Rollers on January 28th and February 11th! Not sure if Roller Derby is for you? Find out all about this awesome sport in this guide.

01/26/2012

Guinness At Fado

Chicago’s Top Bars For Niche Sports

The diverse population of Chicago’s metro area means there are fan bases for niche sports, ranging from rugby to racing. Whether you’re cheering for your favorite scrum-half or welterweight, here are a few Chicago bars that are devoted to some of the less noted sports.

12/29/2011

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Windy City Rollers Derby Team Headed To World Championships

For the third consecutive year, the Windy City Rollers women’s roller derby team will be heading to the world championships as the No. 1 seeded team for their region.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

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Chicago Alternative Winter Sports

Look at you. All cooped up, trying to deny your cabin fever. The weather might be frightful, but it’s time to get out and get your blood pumping.

02/14/2011