Wrigley Field set to Host Illinois vs. Northwestern in November!!!

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CHICAGO The Chicago Cubs and Northwestern University today announced the Northwestern Wildcats football team will host the University of Illinois at Wrigley Field Saturday, November 20, 2010, at 11 a.m. CT. The matchup will mark the first college football game at Wrigley Field since 1938, when DePaul University played home games at the ballpark. The contest will be the first football game of any kind at the Friendly Confines since the Chicago Bears last played there in December of 1970.

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Illinois and Northwestern Set For Wrigley Field Showdown

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By Paul Schmidt

Rumors had been swirling for months over the possibilities, and now it is confirmed: The Northwestern Wildcats will host the Illinois Fighting Illini at the Chicago Cubs‘ Wrigley Field on November 20th.

This marks the first football game at Wrigley in decades, and guarantees that a sporting event will be played at Wrigley in November for the first time in…eons…And yes, I just made my inner Cub fan sad. [Read more…]