Chicago's Professional Sports
Arlington International Racecourse
With its gleaming-white, palatial, six-story grandstand and lush gardens, this racecourse is one of the most beautiful showcases for thoroughbred horse racing in the world.
2200 W. Euclid Ave
Football in the Windy City is messy, dirty and usually exciting. Catch a game August through December at Soldier Field.
425 E. McFetridge Dr., South Loop
312-559-1212 for Ticketmaster
Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson’s “dynasty” teams are gone but not forgotten. The “Baby Bulls” are heating up and the United Center is rocking again. See all the action November through April.
1901 W. Madison St., Near West Side
Founded in 1890, the Chicago Cubs (originally the White Stockings) are Chicago’s oldest baseball team. Their last World Series appearance was 1945. In spite of the dry spell, the fans love their “Cubbies”. Most notably, their famous announcer Harry Caray took singing off-key to a new high when he sang his own rendition of, “Take me out to the ball game” in the seventh inning at Wrigley Field.
1060 West Addison St., corner of Addison and Clark Sts.
Chicago White Sox
Moved to Chicago in 1900 from Sioux City, Iowa bringing with them the famous (and infamous) “Shoeless” Joe Jackson. Having last won a World Series championship in 1917, the Sox took the World Series win in 2005. Their home turf is U.S. Cellular Field.
333 W. 35th St.
Come to the Allstate Arena
to cheer on the Wolves – Chicago’s dynamic hockey team. The action never stops at Allstate Arena. When the Wolves aren’t playing, you can check out the hottest musical acts here.