Suburban High School Has Sod Story To Tell After Football Field Is RuinedThe grounds crew at St. Edward High in Elgin apparently put down weed killer instead of fertilizer and killed most of the surface. Cost to repair: $200,000.
Post-Lollapalooza Cleanup Under WayHeavy rain plus thousands of Lollapalooza concert-goers stripped away much of the grass and left mud behind over the weekend.
Soldier Field's Grass Surface To Get MakeoverThe announcement comes three weeks after the Bears had to cancel an Aug. 5 practice for fans because the current grass sod had pulled apart at the seams and made the surface dangerous that night.
Park District Wants New Kind Of Sod For Soldier FieldThe turf at Soldier Field is getting two thumbs up from the head of the Chicago Park District days after the Bears’ first pre-season game.