Chicago's other essential sports teams
Tired of the big-name, nonwinning teams? Check out our city's lesser-known, but equally thrilling, sports organizations.
Major League Soccer
Love it live
March–October at Toyota Park (7000 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview). Home opener: April 5.
13–10–7 (lost in conference finals to Columbus Crew)
Avoid the lame jerseys that shill for Best Buy. Instead, stay cozy all season long with this adidas zip sweatshirt.
You’ll have a leg up on your friends when the World Cup returns to the States in 2018 or 2022.
Take your pick between hometown hero Brian McBride or Mexican import Cuauhtémoc Blanco.