Apr 16, 2024 - News

Tips and hot links: Honoring Holtzman

A black-and-white photo of Chicago Cubs pitcher Kenny Holtzman practicing before a MLB game at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Ken Holtzman warms up before a game at Wrigley Field in 1978. Photo: Ron Vesely/Getty Images

⚾️ Former Cubs pitcher Ken Holtzman has died at age 78. He played with the Cubs from 1965-1971 and 1978-1979, and the team called him "one of the best left-handed pitchers in Cubs history." (Bleacher Nation)

πŸ€ The Chicago Sky drafted South Carolina's Kamilla Cardoso and LSU's Angel Reese as the No. 3 and No. 7 picks in last night's WNBA draft. (Sun-Times)

πŸŠπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ A newly announced event that would mark the first time in a century people can legally swim in the Chicago River hasn't been approved by the city yet. (Block Club)

πŸ’¦ The EPA is giving Illinois $21.8 million to help with the permanent removal of "forever chemicals" in the water. (WBEZ)

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