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Weekend Plans: Oysters, Punks And Conjunctions

Posted 11.16.2011 | Chicago

The cold front foreshadowing another Chicago winter may have you chilled, whether from the breeze or the scared anticipation. Our favorite ways to war...

Pat Ryan, Head Of Failed Chicago Olympics Bid, Gets New Sports Gig

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP)--Patrick Ryan will continue his efforts to expand Olympic sports in Chicago, even after the city lost its bid for the 2016 Games. Ryan w...

Chicago 2016 Closing Up Shop, Laying Off 57 By End Of Month

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVID ROEDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The organization that brought you all those banners, ads and fund-raising pitches for the 2016 Olympics in Chicago soon will pay the price for the cit...

Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Patrick Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patrick Ryan

The privately-funded efforts of World Sport Chicago will continue no matter the 2016 Games selection. But if Chicago is chosen, the profile and programs of WSC -along with its funding--are expected to grow.

Chicago Games: Benefits Far Outweigh the Risks

Patrick Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patrick Ryan

The greatest risk we face is not taking advantage of this unique opportunity to engage and enrich Chicago's children by hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games.