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White Sox Home Hosts College Football

Chicago White Sox LogoFor the first time ever, the home of the Chicago White Sox hosted a football game, when the Northern Illinois Huskies took on the Toledo Rockets on Wednesday.  Read more and view photos here and here.

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U.S. Cellular Paid for Early Exit of Ballpark Naming Rights Deal

us-cellular-field-logoU.S. Cellular reportedly paid $13 million to get out of its baseball field naming rights deal with the Chicago White Sox early, freeing up resources it can use in other markets.  Read more here.

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‘Guaranteed Rate Field’ Signage Goes Up at White Sox Ballpark

Chicago White Sox LogoThe Chicago White Sox on Monday began hoisting the sign for their baseball park’s new name — Guaranteed Rate Field.  Read more here.

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White Sox Ballpark Gets New Name

Chicago White Sox LogoU.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, will be called Guaranteed Rate Field beginning November 1. A 13-year deal gives the mortgage lender the naming rights for the team’s ballpark.  Read more here.

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White Sox, Barons Extend PDC

Chicago White Sox LogoBirmingham Barons LogoBuilding off the success of three consecutive attendance record setting seasons, the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and the Chicago White Sox have jointly agreed to terms on a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract through 2020.  Read more here.

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Spring Training Ballpark Debt

Chicago White Sox LogoDodgers LogoAs MLB teams head home shortly from spring training to prepare for their regular-season openers, a lack of development and uncertain funding from the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority could leave Glendale and Cleveland Indians LogoGoodyear (AZ) in tough financial spots after backing the construction of new spring-training ballparks.  Read more here.Cincinnati Reds Logo

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Barons, White Sox Renew PDC

Birmingham Barons LogoChicago White Sox LogoPRESS RELEASE – Riding a groundswell of support since the opening of Regions Field and the team’s Southern League Championship in 2013, the Barons and Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms on a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract, which will run through the 2018 season. The new agreement ensures Continue reading

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