Found February 05, 2013 on College Football Section:
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“Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out to the crowd…” Northwestern will play 5 football games in the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field beginning in 2014. Northwestern continues their campaign to known as Chicago’s B1G team by entering into a partnership with one of Chicago’s landmark sports arenas. Wrigley Field is undergoing renovations including a removable dugout to allow a regulation college football field to be created within the park including a 12-foot perimeter around the field. Northwestern University Vice President For Athletics & Recreation, Jim Phillips, said in a Northwestern press release, “We are thrilled to partner with a professional sports franchise as iconic as the Chicago Cubs in an agreement that truly is the first of its kind. As Chicago’s Big Ten Team, this is a natural fit that will create tremendous opportunities for our student-athletes, our coaches and our fans in the area. I’d like to personally thank the Ricketts family and the entire Cub...
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