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Tab Bamford

Tab Bamford

Tab Bamford is the owner of a Blackhawks blog,, serves as a columnist and Chicago correspondent for, and is a featured sports blogger for

He has been credentialed to cover NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and PGA events, including the 2002 NFL Draft, 2010 Stanley Cup Finals and 2010 BMW Championship, and his work has been featured on, and Also, Tab is the author of “100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die” with a forward from Jeremy Roenick (Triumph Books, 2011).

Tab has attended NHL, MLB, NBA, and NFL playoff games in Chicago, as well as the NCAA tournament, the Rose Bowl, and the 2009 NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field. He has also road tripped to see the Cubs, White Sox, Bears and Blackhawks in eight different states, and attended the 2011 NHL Awards in Las Vegas. He is the father of Matthew and Bobby and husband of Kristin who was a Clarendon Hills Little League All Star, played football, swam and ran track at Hinsdale Central High School and played football at Taylor University (Upland, IN). He is a collector of elite sports memorabilia and a cigar connoisseur.

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