As Chicago’s stifling heat wave continued Saturday, the Pitchfork Music Festival continued to raise everyone’s spirits at Union Park in the West Loop. Despite a brief break when a storm blew through the city, the party continued when the weather cleared.
The adeptness with which Foligno has grown comfortable in Chicago, earned every player’s trust and ascended into a leadership role has been remarkable. The Hawks will need his vocal abilities even more moving forward.
The former first lady had her intimate funeral at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, where she and her husband spent decades welcoming guests and where a wooden cross Jimmy Carter fashioned in his woodshop is displayed.
Losing is one thing, but doing so with little effort — especially on the defensive end — is unforgivable for a unit that had a top five defensive rating last season. It’s on coach Billy Donovan to hand out a punishment that fits the crime.
International pressure for a lasting cease-fire is mounting. An Israeli ground invasion of the south to pursue Hamas will likely bring an escalating cost in Palestinian lives and destruction that the United States, Israel’s main ally, could be unwilling to bear.