Los Angeles Times

Soldier Field options offered

- Wire reports

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday presented three options for renovating Soldier Field, the home of the Chicago Bears, but the team said it’s not interested.

Lightfoot proposed fully enclosing the stadium by rebuilding both end zones with columns that can support a dome; rebuilding both end zones with columns to make the stadium domeready; or modifying Soldier Field to be a multipurpo­se stadium better suited for soccer.

“The only potential project the Chicago Bears are exploring for a new stadium developmen­t is Arlington Park,” the Bears reiterated from a statement July 7.

Green Bay police said their internal affairs department was conducting a review after a video on social media showed an officer grabbing Packers running back A.J. Dillon during a Saturday night soccer match at Lambeau Field . ... Las Vegas Raiders offensive lineman Denzelle Good was put on the reserve retired list after unexpected­ly calling it quits at 31.

ETC. Senators want MLB answers

A group of U.S. senators has given baseball Commission­er Rob Manfred until Friday to respond to questions about the sport’s antitrust exemption and minor leaguers. The senators had made the request to Manfred on July 18, and MLB asked for the additional time.

Richard Durbin and Charles Grassley are among the four senators who asked Manfred a series of questions that could be a prelude to proposed legislatio­n further limiting an exemption created by a 1922 Supreme Court decision.

Tampa Bay Rays standouts Kevin Kiermaier and Mike Zunino are out for the season because of injuries, another significan­t blow for the defending American League East champions . ... The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with former AL Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel on a minor league contract ... A 1952 mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card is estimated to exceed $10 million when its auction ends Aug. 27 . ... New York Yankees radio broadcaste­r Suzyn Waldman and MLB Network and Sirius XM Radio host Chris Russo were among those selected for induction into the Radio Hall of Fame.

Joe Gibbs Racing declined to appeal the penalties levied by NASCAR that stripped Denny Hamlin of his Pocono Raceway victory and cost Kyle Busch his runner-up finish. The win was awarded to Chase Elliott . ... Two-time IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden, who collapsed after crashing Sunday, was released from a Des Moines, Iowa, hospital.

Center Isac Lundestrom agreed to a two-year, $3.6million contract with the Ducks. Lundestrom and the Ducks avoided arbitratio­n with the deal. General manager Pat Verbeek re-signed all of the club’s restricted free agents . ... Hockey Canada released a plan to combat the “toxic” culture in its sport. It comes ahead of a second round of parliament­ary hearings into the organizati­on’s handling of sexual assault complaints.

The Atlanta Hawks requested waivers on guard Sharife Cooper, a 2021 second-round

draft pick from Auburn.

Elise Mertens, a No. 3 seed, was upset by unseeded Magda Linette of Poland 3-6, 6-2, 2-6 in her first-round match at the Prague Open.

MLS scoring leader Valentin “Taty” Castellano­s is leaving New York City FC on loan to join newly promoted Girona in the Spanish league . ... Former U.S. women’s national team star goalkeeper Hope Solo pleaded guilty to driving while impaired, almost four months after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle with her 2-yearold twins inside . ... Soccer fans who run onto the field or use objects like smoke bombs and pyrotechni­cs at matches in England will receive an automatic ban from clubs under new measures announced to tackle increased antisocial behavior.

More than 100 former rugby players are taking legal action against World Rugby and the national governing bodies of England and Wales over what they say was a failure to protect them from permanent injury caused by repeated concussion­s during their careers . ... The leadership of Scottish cricket has been found to be institutio­nally racist by an independen­t review after a seven-month investigat­ion.

 ?? Scott Audette Associated Press ?? THE TAMPA BAY RAYS’ Mike Zunino, left, and Kevin Kiermaier are out for the season with injuries.
Scott Audette Associated Press THE TAMPA BAY RAYS’ Mike Zunino, left, and Kevin Kiermaier are out for the season with injuries.

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