27 Jun '17, 11pm

Jon Stewart to host the Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago this year:

It’s been almost two years since Jon Stewart abdicated the throne of “The Daily Show,” but he hasn’t just been living under Stephen Colbert’s desk the whole time. The former host is coming to Chicago on June 30 to kick off the Department of Defense Warrior Games, a Paralympics-style sporting competition featuring teams from all branches of the military. In the past, the Games have taken place at military institutions, such as West Point, but this year U.S. Navy is co-hosting the games alongside the City of Chicago at Soldier Field in an attempt to broaden awareness of the event. More star power has been added to the roster, with Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson joining Stewart at the opening ceremonies. “We ask an awful lot of the veteran community. The least we can do in return is support them when they’re home,” Stewart said of his efforts to expand coverage of the Games...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/sports/jon-stewart-to-host-warrio...

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