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Patricia Higgins immediately after being struck in the face (right) and shortly thereafter. | NBC Chicago
Pamela Wollenberg July 17, 2014 at 04:13 pm
Oh Please !!!!
Just Me! July 20, 2014 at 03:01 pm
Janet- while I can empathize with what your friend is going through. I still can not believe thatRead More the thought even crossed her mind to sue for this. As someone else posted, if you break a leg skiing are going to sue the lodge? There are risks that everyone takes in all activities that we do when we walk out the door. If it sounds cruel I can't apologize, but this sounds like just another sue happy cituation that your friend is choosing to partake in. Whether waiting a year or not. I would think she of all people being a M.D. Would have a great understanding, she pays a huge premium in Liability Insurance just to practice medicine. Her premium is high because of frivolous lawsuits, hence if she wins her lawsuit (for an activity she chose) who will pay? The fans with higher ticket prices.
KIMBER45 July 21, 2014 at 10:43 pm
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Kent Frederick June 19, 2014 at 10:30 pm
If we're going to get rid of Native American mascots (unless a nickname has the blessing of a tribe,Read More such as the Seminole Nation approving of the use of the name and logo by Florida State University), then what about nicknames that are disparaging. What comes to mind is the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Besides the ND logo, there is the logo of a leprechaun in a classic boxing stance. Does the average person still think that a person of Irish heritage settles disputes with a fistfight? I like to think that stereotype has fallen by the wayside. Yet, Notre Dame still keeps that offensive stereotype alive.
sklogw June 20, 2014 at 09:19 am
The name Redskins should have been done away with long ago. Imagine if there were such a thing asRead More Whiteskins, Blackskins, Beigeskins, Brownskins or Yellowskins how long would that have lasted? This land was stolen from Native Americans, that's bad enough, add a racist term and make the teams colors the color of red skin and it's horrible. Native American images have been long used as mascots and turned into cartoon characters. There is no respect behind it. It is a slap in the face to Native Americans and a reminder of the lives and land that was raped and pillaged. Then to top it off, people will wear their likeness and call it paying homage. Pretty twisted.
Matt B. June 20, 2014 at 10:18 pm
Does anyone here personally know a Native American that is offended by this, or is everyone suckingRead More from the teat of the liberal media that tells you this is wrong and offensive? Do you still feel "white guilt" from something that happened hundreds of years ago that YOU had nothing to do with? Elizabeth Warren says this is wrong so it must be (if you don't know the story behind why I brought up her name or who she is please don't respond to this). Twisted to wear a likeness of a group of others, what is next, get rid of Halloween? But this is the Lakeview Patch where people don't offend and everyone lives on Happy lane and farts rainbows, right? Pick any heritage and they have at one time been offended. This is every weekend that this horrible team name is shown on TV so its wrong? Do the REDSKINS offend you in any way shape or form in day to day life? If so, you my want to think about what is wrong with your way of thinking.
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Snag man June 1, 2014 at 08:17 am
Wong place, wong time, screaming the wong things....
Carol S. Kohn June 1, 2014 at 04:29 pm
Go Blackhawks! I want the Stanley Cup back in Chicago again for another season!
Jaded Smaded June 2, 2014 at 05:30 pm
Confusions say " no taunt hockey guy, get squirt in eyes!"
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CowDung May 30, 2014 at 07:51 am
Please take your commercials someplace else.
Alan Vanderbilt June 11, 2014 at 06:13 pm
Parents ruin sports..
sportsnut July 14, 2014 at 06:39 am
Alan I agree. Parents coach to get their kids and kids friends a leg up. Kids are choosen too basedRead More on parents and kids being friends. Take AAU and All-Stars and positions in each sport. Parents coach because they want their kid in prime positions, kids are friends with certain kids or because a family does not like someone but the kid has talent not playing. You need "out of area" coaches to come and determine if a kid is "that good" to be at the next level not "locals" whom coach because that is the only way the kid will get playing time.
Vicky Polito May 5, 2014 at 10:07 pm
I appreciate the accomplishments of the Blackhawks as well, but they are getting plenty of coverageRead More these days, too, so calm down. This was just one little extra story because of this odd thing called the "cross town classic/cup". They're ALL just games, sports and they each have big followings. Yeesh.
D L May 6, 2014 at 06:46 am
One for the Good Guy's !!
Ryan May 6, 2014 at 09:43 am
Baseball season does not truly begin until hockey season is over.
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