| Oct 19, 2011
| 9:52 AM
Mark Ditka, son of former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka, pleaded not guilty today to driving under the influence in Deerfield last month.
According to court records, it is the third DUI arrest for the 48-year-old Deerfield man, who has also been cited...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Our book club: has been meeting at least quarterly for the last 10 years.
Author we'd most like to meet:Keith Richards
Worst excuse anyone's given for not reading a book: There are no bad excuses.
Five books we loved:; "Coach John Wooden: 100 Years...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:00 AM
From Fess Parker to Greg Norman to Mike Ditka, plenty of famous folk have gotten into the wine game. But what about the hard stuff? No lack of star power there. The draw of earning extra cash has lured a number of celebrities to lend their names to a...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:19 AM
A drunk-driving charge against Michael P. Ditka, the son of former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka, has been upgraded to a felony because of two previous charges of drunken driving against him in Lake County, court and police documents show.
| Jun 10, 2011
| 12:22 PM
| Dec 25, 2010
| 12:17 PM
At first blush, Jim Harbaugh's career arc appears familiar: Star player migrates to coaching, works as a college assistant, dabbles in the NFL, returns to campus as a mid-major head coach and parlays success there into a headliner gig.
But wait. How...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 10:40 AM
Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears
George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 5:02 PM
Monsignor Pace four-star safety Jabari Gorman verbally committed to Florida on Wednesday night during the first quarter of the 2011 Under Armour All-America Game at Tropicana Field.
Gorman was one of eight high school football stars from across the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:43 PM
The comparisons are inevitable.
In the 2010 NFL draft, the Ravens selected a pair of tight ends in Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta. The New England Patriots also claimed a pair of tight ends in Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez.
That's where the...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:00 AM
During a segment called “No Huddle” on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown,” former NFL coaches Herm Edwards and Mike Ditka are given a variety of topics in rapid-fire style and asked to choose sides.
Prior to the Ravens’...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:53 PM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is running back Ricky Williams.
How is the season unfolding for you on a personal level?
It's good. I guess I judge...