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Chicago Fire Tryouts December 6-7 at Bridgeview Sports Dome

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Wednesday that the club will hold its Sixth Annual Open Tryouts on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Bridgeview Sports Dome at 8900 S. 77th Ave. in Bridgeview, IL 60455.

Sean Johnson to Train With U.S. Men's National Team

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Sunday that goalkeeper Sean Johnson has been selected by U.S. Men's National Team Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann to participate in the annual January Training Camp at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. from Jan. 7 - 27. The three-week training camp will culminate with an international friendly against Canada at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas on Jan. 29 at 8:00 p.m. CT (ESPN2). 

TILLMAN FOR WALTER PAYTON NFL “MAN OF THE YEAR” AWARD
Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has been named the Bears nominee for the 2012 Walter Payton NFL "Man of the Year" award.  Tillman was also the Bears selection in 2011 and was voted one of three finalists by the NFL’s blue-ribbon panel.  This prestigious NFL award is the only League award that recognizes a player’s off-the-field community service, support and activities as well as his playing excellence.  It has been in existence since 1970 and honors NFL players who demonstrate outstanding balance in their lives between civic and professional responsibilities.
CHICAGO BEARS GYM TO BE UNVEILED AT LURIE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
WINDY CITY ROLLERS REMAIN NORTH CENTRAL REGION CHAMPIONS

The Windy City Rollers All-Stars championed the North Central Region Playoffs tournament, held Sept 14 to 16, 2012, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., to reclaim their title of North Central Region Champions while upholding their undefeated record within the region.

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Chicago, Illinois, with the countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony just five days away, it was only fitting that two London-bound athletes emerged victorious on the streets of downtown Chicago Sunday morning at the 4th annual XSport Fitness Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon. First across the finish line adjacent to Buckingham Fountain was 24-year-old Daniel Vargas Sanch

Ten-Man Chicago Fire Earn 1-0 Victory Over Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Pardo’s Tally Proves the Difference as Shorthanded Fire Shutout Whitecaps FC

CHICAGO, Ill. The Chicago Fire (9-6-4; 31 points) used an early free kick from Pavel Pardo before a 10-man defensive effort earned the team a 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps FC (8-6-6; 30 points) Saturday night at Toyota Park.

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