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Saying Goodbye To An All-Time Great

Saying Goodbye To An All-Time Great

October 7, 2014

Once in a great while a city gets an important player that plays for one of their teams. For the Chicago White Sox, that player has been P...

“Crisis” in Catalonia

“Crisis” in Catalonia

March 26, 2013

  In sports, legacy is often associated with greatness. Whether it’s Phil Jackson bringing the triangle offense to the NBA or Joe DiMaggio redefining what a hitting...

Chicago Fire Soccer

Barb Greasy, Staff Writer

September 26, 2006

Filed under MLS, Sports

On Oct. 8, 1997, on the 126th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, Chicago kicked off its inaugural season of the disaster's namesake, the Chicago Fire, which had just been founded as Chicago's Major League Soccer (MLS) team. Navy Pier's Gateway Park held the ceremony in which the team's logo, colors and uniform were revealed....