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Wrigley Field readies for football

Updated: November 15, 2010, 10:08 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

EVANSTON, Ill. -- The few times Northwestern sophomore Demetrius Fields has taken the L train into Chicago he's closed his eyes and napped until reaching his destination.

On Saturday, the Dallas, Texas native expects his eyes to remain wide open. Fields and his fellow Wildcats will board the L Saturday morning and depart for the Addison Red Line stop before playing Illinois in the first football game at Wrigley Field since 1970. A sellout crowd of around 40,000 is expected in the inaugural ...

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