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  • How Bears' latest improbable comeback compares to list of rallies

    How Bears' latest improbable comeback compares to list of rallies
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the art of the comeback. Face it, at some point Sunday night, you probably lost hope...
  • Catching up with former Bear Donnell Woolford

    Catching up with former Bear Donnell Woolford
    A first-round draft pick of the Bears in 1989, cornerback Donnell Woolford enjoyed a 10-year NFL career that culminated with two seasons with the Steelers and Panthers. Woolford, now 48, owned the Bears record for interceptions by a cornerback with 36...
  • Redskins name controversy heralds another season of discontent

    Redskins name controversy heralds another season of discontent
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amanda Blackhorse decided one afternoon to attend a rally outside a game between the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins. Being a member of the Navajo nation, she felt it was her duty to protest the use of Native...
  • D-Rose: sore knees, sore body, sore feelings

    Just throwing, um, stuff against the wall:  We’re up to four days now since Derrick Rose’s first game, and he still hasn’t practiced or played. And then he’s going to play, what, three games in five days in a tournament nobody...
  • Mike Ditka: Redskins name debate fueled by 'politically correct idiots'

    Mike Ditka: Redskins name debate fueled by 'politically correct idiots'
    Mike Ditka has weighed in on the Redskins name debate. Boy, has he ever! The legendary NFL player and coach didn't hold back in a recent interview, telling the Redskins Historian website in no uncertain terms that Washington's football team...
  • Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'

    Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team was getting ready to go live on ESPN after Sunday's loss to South Korea in the Little League World Series championship game when manager Darold Butler's phone rang. It was President Obama's...
  • ESPN will let announcers decide on "Redskins"

    ESPN will let announcers decide on "Redskins"
    ESPN is going to let its announcers and analysts decide whether they will use "Redskins" when referring to the team. ESPN issued a statement Saturday: "Our consistent company policy will continue: using official names and marks as presented by the...
  • Sarah Palin on Rush Limbaugh on Mike Ditka...on the Washington Redskins

    Sarah Palin on Rush Limbaugh on Mike Ditka...on the Washington Redskins
    Hey, did you hear what Sarah Palin said about what Rush Limbaugh said about what Mike Ditka said about the Washington Redskins? If not, you should, because it's a wonderful example of cascading stupidity. At issue, of course, is whether the NFL team...
  • Will this weird political commercial sway voters?

    Will this weird political commercial sway voters?
    This ad ran twice during yesterday's Bears game. Script: Outside establishing shot of Ditka's restaurant Seated at a table are former Bears coach Mike Ditka (left) and GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner (right) Ditka: You know what I like...
  • Rauner turns to Ditka for campaign advice in new TV ad

    Rauner turns to Ditka for campaign advice in new TV ad
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner turned to legendary coach and Hall of Fame tight end Mike Ditka for some campaign advice during a TV ad that aired during Sunday's Bears game. The commercial, which cost Rauner's campaign $90,000 to air twice,...
  • Luckman ahead of McMahon, Cutler as best Bears QB

    Luckman ahead of McMahon, Cutler as best Bears QB
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame displays more busts of Bears greats than any other team. But there is only one enshrined quarterback, Sid Luckman, who threw his last pass 64 years ago. Since then, there has been no shortage of Bears quarterbacks who were...