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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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Mexico's national men's soccer team is well-represented by fans whenever it plays in the United States, including at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium during the 2021 Nations League championship match. Photo by Jason Gewirtz

Mexico’s Road to Qatar Features Matches in Dallas, Phoenix, Chicago and Atlanta

The Mexico men’s national soccer team will play five matches in the United States as El Tri prepares for the 2022 FIFA World Cup starting in November in Qatar. Dallas, Phoenix, Chicago, and Atlanta will host the 2022 MexTour over four months starting in late May. In its 19th edition, Mexican national team matches have […]

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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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Chicago Fire Officially Relocate to Soldier Field

Confirming what has been reported and widely known for months, the Chicago Fire announced that it will return to Soldier Field starting with the 2020 Major League Soccer season. The team, with a new owner in Joe Mansueto, decided that moving to its downtown roots where the franchise first started play in 1998 was a […]

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Merger of Facilities Giants AEG, SMG Becomes Official

The merger between two of the biggest names in sports venues has become official, creating a mega-company that owns some of the biggest names in the arena and stadium business. AEG Facilities, the venue subsidiary of AEG, and SMG, the facilities management giant owned by the Onex company, will combine to form ASM Global, with […]

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