Locking up Soldier Field and selling naming rights offered to keep Bears in Chicago | Sports

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot should consider renaming Soldier Field to raise funds and “explore the feasibility” of enclosing the stadium with a dome or roof, an advisory committee she appointed to study the museum campus has recommended. from Chicago.

The panel’s work marks Lightfoot’s bid to keep the Chicago Bears, who are exploring a potential move to Arlington Heights, deflecting blame if the venerable sports team leaves and identifying potential ways to improve a stretch of land that also includes the Adler Planetarium, Museum Grounds, Shedd Aquarium and the McCormick Place lakefront building.

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