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Chicago Fire Recognized as Corporate Citizen of the Year by The Executives' Club of Chicago

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The Chicago Fire Soccer Club was today named the 2017 Corporate Citizen of the Year by The Executives' Club of Chicago, in recognition of the club's outstanding charitable programming efforts. The organization has also recently been named the 2016 Beyond Sport Team of the Year as well as the 2015 Robert Wood Johnson Team of the Year.

Rain Suspends Boomers Game at Joliet

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The Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, played one batter over three innings of a contest with the Joliet Slammers before rain fell, forcing the suspension of the contest.

Road Win Streak Ends as Boomers Fall at Joliet

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The Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, dropped back-to-back games for just the third time this season, suffering a 13-4 loss to the Joliet Slammers on the road, breaking a franchise record 11-game road win streak.

June 27th AA Recap

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In the American Association on June 27th, there was a full slate: Lincoln vs Kansas City, Texas vs Wichita, Fargo-Moorhead vs Sioux Falls, Gary SouthShore vs Winnipeg, Salina vs Cleburne and Sioux City vs St. Paul.

Five-run fifth leads RailCats to come-from-behind win over Goldeyes

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Five two-out runs in the top of the fifth and four scoreless innings of relief from the bullpen paced the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 5-4 come-from-behind win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Tuesday night in front of 4,489 fans at Shaw Park. Gary has now claimed three straight series openers and has won six of their last seven games.

Johnson Activated, Crosby Placed on Disabled List

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The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced Tuesday that right-handed reliever Drasen Johnson has been activated from the disabled list. In a corresponding move, infielder Alex Crosby has been placed on the disabled list with an illness.

Chicago Fire forward David Accam voted Alcatel MLS Player of the Week

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Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that Fire midfielder David Accam was voted the Alcatel MLS Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for the 17th week of the 2017 MLS season.

Game Day Nationals Will Bring Thousands of Visitors to the Region

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Crown Point, Ind. will soon be bustling with amateur athletes from around the nation. Game Day Nationals, held July 6-9 in Crown Point will bring 118 teams to play at the Legacy Fields at the Sportsplex, Legacy Fields at Center Ross Park, Jerry Ross Park and the Crown Point High School.