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Tim Beckman.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Football Has Chicago Options For 2015

I’ve compiled a list of nonconference opponents that also have an open date on Sept. 5, 2015.

670 The Score–09/20/2013

Nathan Scheelhaase (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Calling For An Illini Football Encore In Chicago

If Illinois wants more fans to end up making the 140-mile trip down to Champaign, they likely have to bring the product up to them first.

670 The Score–09/17/2013

Soldier Field. (Credit: Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Illini Game Presents Unique Situation For Bears

Just 19 hours before the Bears host the Vikings Sunday at Soldier Field, the Illinois Fighting Illini will play Washington on the exact same playing surface.


Nathan Scheelhaase (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Can Illini’s Cincinnati Shocker Spark A Big Season?

What a difference a week makes.

670 The Score–09/10/2013

A groundskeeper tends to the turf at Soldier Field Friday. (CBS)

Groundskeepers, Broadcasters Put Finishing Touches On Soldier Field

After of a summer of concerts and soccer, it’s back to football. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.


Injured veterans begin the Ride 2 Remember bike ride from Chicago to Detroit. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Injured Veterans Embark On Bike Ride To Detroit

A couple hundred cyclists hit the road this morning and plan to ride 360-miles from Chicago to Detroit. This is no ordinary bike ride, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Solider Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Fans Told To Leave Bags At Home Before Coming To Soldier Field

The only bags being allowed into Soldier Field–or any NFL stadium for that matter–are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC. Even then they must be under 12 by 6 by 12 inches in size.


Soldier Field. (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Bears Rank Eighth On Forbes’ Most Valuable NFL Teams List

With an estimated net worth of $1.25 billion, the Bears rank eight on the 2013 list of NFL team values, according to

CBS Chicago–08/14/2013

Solider Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Valor Games Midwest Opens At Soldier Field

Football season is upon us, but Soldier Field was hosting athletes of a different kind today. Hundreds of wounded veterans from across the country are competing in The Valor Games Midwest.


Susan G. Komen Walk

Chicago’s Last Komen Cancer Walk Steps Off In Northbrook

Hundreds of people were gathering Friday for the start of the final Susan G. Komen 3-Day breast cancer walk in the Chicago area.


(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Guide To Taylor Swift At Soldier Field

The biggest concert of the summer is almost here! Taylor Swift’s Red Tour is coming to Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 10th along with Ed Sheeran, Casey James and Austin Mahone.


Bill Edgar holds up a fake Taylor Swift ticket he bought on Craigslist. (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Family Duped By Fake Taylor Swift Tickets Bought On Craigslist

Chicago Police say they’re looking into a growing number of reports of bogus tickets for big name concerts sold online. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez spoke with a suburban family of Taylor Swift fans
who say they were victims.


(Photo by Danielle Clasing)

Review: Justin Timberlake & Jay Z’s Epic Concert At Soldier Field

If you ever doubted the chemistry between Justin Timberlake and Jay Z, the nonstop performance last night at Solider Field proved that they are a perfect entertainment match. Two of the biggest stars in pop and hip-hop performed about 35 songs back-to-back, and it was just the right balance of both genres of music.



Memorial Day Celebrations In Chicago

Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Chicago are a chance to thank veterans and active service members.


A general view of Soldier Field. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Soldier Field Hockey: Hawks vs. Penguins On March 1

Outdoor NHL hockey will return to Chicago when the Blackhawks host the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 1, 2014 at Solider Field.


Solider Field. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: Hawks To Play Outdoor Game Against Pens At Soldier Field

The Blackhawks will play the Pittsburgh Penguins in an outdoor hockey game at Soldier Field on March 1, 2014, according to a report by ESPN.


A member of the USA Warriors practices Friday in Romeoville. (CBS)

Your Chicago: USA Warriors At Soldier Field

There is a team of hockey players who know all about battles and wars, and these days they’re playing the game they love to raise awareness of other American heroes like them. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.


Soldier Field. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Soldier Field No Longer Has NFL’s Smallest Seating Capacity

The Oakland Raiders are tarping off about 10,000 seats at the Coliseum to reduce capacity to approximately 53,250 next season.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2013


Bathroom Guide for Soldier Field Tailgaters

When it comes to tailgating in Chicago, many people think about food and fun with fellow Bears fans. However, an item that can sometimes be overlooked is the bathrooms. It’s important to know what the different options are for bathrooms, whether you’re a family tailgating with young kids or just want some added comfort when out on game day.



Best Local Transportation To Get To Soldier Field

Just like any metropolitan city, it can be difficult to navigate Chicago streets to get to Soldier Field. Even local residents can find it difficult to nail down the routes to take to a Bears home game. However, knowing some simple public transportation and regulations for local travelers can help make the process easier.