Chicago's a great town to be a sportswriter and a sports fan.'s Ted Cox covered the scene for more than 20 years for the Chicago Reader and his columns have just been collected in a book, "1001 Days in the Bleachers."

He'll read from his work March 1, 7 p.m., at The Book Cellar.

Also appearing as part of "Sports Night": Author Rus Bradburd, reading from his novel "Make It, Take It," a fictional portrayal of a university basketball team.

Documenting an actual college hoops squad, Mike Lenehan's "Ramblers" looks back at the 1963 Loyola Ramblers NCAA basketball championship team.