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The Illini Offense Struggles Against Washington

    Illinois was held to a season-low in points today.   CHICAGO- The Illini came into Soldier Field today hoping to continue their unbeaten season and make their "Chicago Homecoming" something special. Unfortunately, that would not happen as the U of I lost to Washington 34-24. The Illini had difficulty in the first half. They gained yards but they were unable to find the end zone. Their fir ...

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Washington crashes the Illinois homecoming with a 34-24 victory at Soldier Field

The Washington Huskies looked at home in the Illini’s Chicago homecoming at Soldier Field, overcoming a 14-0 second half run by Illinois to hold onto the 34-24 win. Washington ran the ball with ease throughout the contest. Junior running back Bishop Sankey rushed 35 times for 208 yards and a touchdown. Sankey’s rushing touchdown came at the start of the second half on the Huskies’ first drive. Sankey got fo ...

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Blackhawks, Penguins set to play at Soldier Field

Outdoor hockey is returning to Chicago. Today the league announced that the Chicago Blackhawks will host the Pittsburgh Penguins outdoors at Solider Field next season. The game will be part of the NHL's Coors Light 2014 outdoor series and will take place March 1, 2014 at 8 p.m. EST. Previously the league announced a Detroit Red Wings-Toronto Maple Leafs game on New Years Day hosted at Michigan Stadium in An ...

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The Growing Venue Problem in Chicago

Chicago is the third largest city in the United States.  Simple, right? We should have venues that provide that big-market capacity to boast our teams, and revenues. But we don't, and the numbers are quite surprising. America's #1 sport, Football, and #1 professional sport, the NFL, cater to the smallest capacity in the entire NFL. Can there be a correlation to why the Bears fall short and have the least in ...

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Julius Peppers Comments On Soldier Field Sod

Tomorrow, the Bears will face the New England Patriots. In preparation for the big game Jay Cutler and Julius Peppers have been....commenting on the sod at Soldier Field? Earlier in the week Jay Cutler commented on the field conditions of Soldier Field, and now Peppers has voiced his opinion as well. He didn't say it blows like Jay Cutler did, yet he did comment on how it's cost him a couple of sacks so far ...

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