National Championship


When Russ Smith prepares for his first day of work this summer he'll put on a pair of gym shoes, not wingtips. He'll slip on a pair of shorts and a jersey, not slacks and a button down.


The NCAA National Championship is in the books, and it seems a lot of people are happy with the results.

Not necessarily that UConn won, but that John Calipari's Kentucky team lost.


If you picked Duke to win the National Championship in your bracket, you're probably looking for the nearest shredder.

8m is taking a look back at what turned out to be a memorable year in the Windy City, by counting down the 13 biggest Chicago sports stories of 2013.