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Athletes Display Blackhawks Fandom



    Athletes Display Blackhawks Fandom

    The Chicago Blackhawks have a dedicated group of celebrity followers, with stars like Vince Vaughn and John Cusack constantly showing up to games sporting Hawks gear.

    Chicago athletes have jumped on the bandwagon as well, with the Chicago Cubs donning Blackhawks jerseys before Game 7 of the Western Conference Final (Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo also attended a playoff game this season) and players like Bears lineman Kyle Long and former Bulls star Scottie Pippen also voicing their support of the team.

    The Blackhawks also can count among their fans a group of athletes from around the sports world, and they added another one to that list on Saturday as Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt showed his love of the team:

    There are plenty of other athletes who are Blackhawks fans as well. Here is a sampling: 

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper:


    Let's go Hawks! #TheCup

    A photo posted by Bryce Harper (@bharper3407) on

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James:

    PGA Tour golfer Luke Donald:

    Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis:

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