Chicago sports remembers the victims of 9/11 attacks

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Two firefighters pause and pay their respects at the North pool during a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks at the National September 11 Memorial, September 11, 2017 in New York City. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Monday marks the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001.

In the Cubs first home game after the attacks, Sammy Sosa honored the United States by running around the bases with a mini American flag after he hit a home run.

And Lion wide receiver Golden Tate is honoring 9/11 victims by wearing custom cleats.

Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert, who said he’ll stand for the national anthem in support of the military, wore Pat Tillman-inspired cleats.

Tillman played for the Arizona Cardinals before he decided to join the army after the 9/11 attacks. He served several tours in combat before he died in the mountains of Afghanistan.

Here’s how some of Chicago sports teams and players honored the victims on Monday:

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