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The city of Chicago is hoping a proposal for a dome and stadium upgrades to Soldier Field will keep the Chicago Bears in the city. Photo by Matt Cashore, USA TODAY Sports

City of Chicago’s Mayoral Committee Proposes Upgrades to Soldier Field

The city of Chicago’s mayoral committee is attempting a Hail Mary when it comes to keeping the Chicago Bears in the city. Weeks after the committee recommended a dome atop Soldier Field along with other stadium enhancements, Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled the $2.2 billion plan on July 25 as part of her mission to keep […]

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Chicago Bears Sign Purchase Agreement for Potential Stadium Site

The Chicago Bears, who have played at Soldier Field since 1971 other than a one-year break while the venue underwent an extensive renovation, may be leaving the venerable site on the banks of Lake Michigan for good. The team has reportedly signed a purchase agreement for Arlington International Racecourse, which could potentially become the site […]

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New Indoor Track Opens in Chicago’s South Side

A new indoor track facility has opened in the South Side of Chicago, with seating for 3,500 fans at sporting events. The venue will also be used for after-school programs in the Gately Park neighborhood. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot cut the ribbon this week at the 139,000-square-foot venue, which was to open last year but […]

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NASCAR Adds Chicago Street Course to iRacing Series

The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series on June 2 will have drivers virtually race on a street circuit set in downtown Chicago, connecting some of Chicago’s landmark streets as well as around Grant Park on a 2.2-mile course. The series’ second season started March 24 with a race on the dirt track at Bristol Motor […]

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