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Introduction: the history of sports in Chicago / Steven A. Riess -- Horse racing in Chicago, 1883-1894: the interplay of class, politics, and organized crime / Steven A. Riess -- When Chicago was wheel crazy / George D. Bushnell -- The car race of the century / Cord Scott -- The rise of the spectator, the coach, and the player, 1895-1905 / Robin Dale Lester -- Black entrepreneurship in the national pastime: the rise of semiprofessional baseball in Black Chicago, 1890-1915 / Michael E. Lomax -- News, narratives, and the Black Sox scandal: history's first draft / Daniel A. Nathan -- Red Grange and the Chicago Bears / John M. Carroll -- The Dempsey-Tunney fight / Bruce R. Evensen -- Entrepreneurship and the rise of the Chicago Blackhawks / John Chi-Kit Wong -- Blocked shot: the development of basketball in the African-American community of Chicago / Gerald R. Gems -- No freaks, no Amazons, no boyish bobs / Susan K. Cahn -- 1969 and the Chicago Cubs / David Claerbaut -- Bittersweet championships: Michael Jordan, the Chicago Bulls, and international sports marketing / Walter L. LeFeber.