Red Stars unhappy with Riot Fest conflict


By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Among the bands that will headline the newly minted Riot Fest music festival are Chicago-area natives Fall Out Boy. The annual concert featuring an eclectic mix of musical acts will be held in Bridgeview Sept. 20-22 — and boy, oh boy, there is a lot of fallout from the Chicago Red…

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Red Stars, rugby will highlight big weekend at SeatGeek

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By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Things will get busy in Bridgeview this weekend. The Chicago Fire II will host its season opener against Toronto FC II at 6 p.m. Friday, March 22 at SeatGeek Stadium. The following day, the Chicago Red Stars make their 2024 home debut against Seattle at 3 p.m. Rugby invades the stadium…

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Area Sports Roundup | Messi and Miami to visit Fire in August


By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Let the guessing games begin. The Chicago Fire released its MLS schedule for 2024, and there is a chance the team will have to move some of its games from Soldier Field to SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview. The Fire called SeatGeek its home stadium from 2006 to 2019. From August through…

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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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