Pro Sports Report | Free Jacks top Legion for Major League Rugby title


By Jeff Vorva Staff Writer After a good afternoon of running, kicking and celebrating, Jayson Potroz needed a little rest. So, the New England Free Jacks flyhalf found a spot in the SeatGeek Stadium grass in Bridgeview and threw a shirt over his head. “I’m actually exhausted,” he said. In Major League Rugby’s first neutral-site…

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Chicago Hounds host Dawg Town Block Party, MLR Championship on Saturday

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By Bob Bong The Chicago Hounds rugby team organization will host a day of festivities featuring a “Dawg Town Block Party” on Saturday, July 8, at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview. DJ Diesel, who is also known as former basketball star Shaquille O’Neal, and American Celtic band Dropkick Murphys are set to perform at the 2023 MLR Championship…

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Pro Sports Report | Louisville blanks Red Stars


By Jeff Vorva Staff Writer It worked once. But not a second time. The tightrope can only stretch so far. The offensively struggling Chicago Red Stars may have been able to buck the odds when they were severely outshot in an NWSL game win over Orlando on May 27, but that approach was not fruitful…

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Pro Sports Report | Orlando outshoots Chicago 19-2, loses 1-0


By Jeff Vorva Staff Writer Orlando outshot the Chicago Red Stars 19-2, including a 6-2 disadvantage with shots on goal, during a May 27 visit to SeatGeek Stadium. That would normally be a recipe for disaster for the home team. But the Stars defense and goalie Alyssa Naeher withstood the barrage, and the team took…

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