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  • NFL checking into Vegas fantasy football event that stars Brandon Marshall

    NFL checking into Vegas fantasy football event that stars Brandon Marshall
    One fantasy football event at a Las Vegas hotel and casino already has been canceled, now the NFL is investigating a similar event that also involves active players. The Fantasy Sports Combine, planned for next month at the Wynn Las Vegas, has scheduled...
  • Chef Graham Elliot on NFL Draft Town's food menu

    Chef Graham Elliot on NFL Draft Town's food menu
    The football fan dreamland that is NFL Draft Town kicks off festival season this week, with Graham Elliot ("MasterChef," Graham Elliot Bistro) serving as culinary curator. Elliot, who also curates Chow Town at Lollapalooza, hand-picked the local...
  • Martellus Bennett joins Matt Forte in skipping Bears minicamp

    Martellus Bennett joins Matt Forte in skipping Bears minicamp
    Matt Forte was not the only major component of the Chicago Bears’ offense not present for the start of the team’s minicamp Tuesday. Tight end Martellus Bennett also skipped out on the session, meaning 53 percent of the team’s total...
  • Come all ye faithful fits for real NFL draft fanatics

    Come all ye faithful fits for real NFL draft fanatics
    A basic truth about the NFL draft crystallized for Brandon Ehrhardt shortly after he began attending it every year. Jets fans are a beaten-down bunch. Bad pick after bad pick over time has turned them into easy targets. It was 2005, the third draft of...
  • In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard

    In the NFL — as in business — hiring is hard
    Now that you've seen the NFL draft, you might wonder how those football players are likely to work out as employees, especially those picked early enough to become newly minted millionaire athletes. Will those coveted first-rounders provide great value...
  • Comedian Frank Caliendo, coming to Bethlehem, ready to riff on Philly sports

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or so says the musty 19th century phrase. Frank Caliendo begs to differ. The veteran ace sports impressionist isn't beloved by all, particularly athletic figures he pokes at with his inventive and...
  • Friends remember ex-Bear Doug Buffone: 'Hell of a football player, hell of a guy'

    Friends remember ex-Bear Doug Buffone: 'Hell of a football player, hell of a guy'
    Doug Buffone, a former Bears linebacker who made a seamless transition from a prominent football career to a successful second life as a popular Chicago sports radio personality and businessman, was found dead in his Chicago home Monday, according to...
  • Dan Hampton, fellow ex-Bears mourn the loss of Doug Buffone

    Dan Hampton, fellow ex-Bears mourn the loss of Doug Buffone
    When Dan Hampton joined the Bears as a first-round draft pick in 1979, Walter Payton was all the rage going into his fifth season. Someone else caught Hampton's attention right away, a veteran who was still hobbled somewhat from a previous Achilles...
  • Bears' class the class of the heralded 1983 NFL draft

    Bears' class the class of the heralded 1983 NFL draft
    In a lifetime filled with NFL draft experiences, the longest and most anxious wait for Bill Tobin came in 1983 when the Bears were without a pick from the fifth through seventh rounds. Richard Dent's name loomed as large as his 6-foot-5, 265-pound frame...
  • After 50 years, barber not quite ready to cut ties with customers

    After 50 years, barber not quite ready to cut ties with customers
    When Tom Grochowski became a barber, flattops and crewcuts were all the rage. He survived the long hair of the late 1960s and 1970s, rode the gravy train of the economic boom during the '80s, now has a steady clientele and is ready to celebrate a...
  • Chicago sports' comforting unchanging landscape

    Chicago sports' comforting unchanging landscape
    As I was saying … Some things you suspect, some things you guess at and some things you just know. The wonderful and enduring thing about Chicago sports is that so little changes. Generations are comforted knowing that what is now is as it...