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Bulls, Advocate Health team up

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The Chicago Bulls have announced an expanded agreement with Downers Grove-baaed Advocate Health Care, resulting in the team's new training facility will be named the Advocate Center.

The training facility is scheduled to open this fall next to the United Center in Chicago. It's about 60,000 square feet and will allow team members to move easily between training, fitness, nutrition and therapy regimens.

Advocate will also sponsor a pre-season game in October to highlight its support of breast cancer awareness and its initiative, "Stories of the Girls."

Bulls president and CEO Michael Reinsdorf says Advocate "shares the Bulls' passions for athletics, health and wellness and the communities in which we live and work."

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