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Mike Ditka

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ex-NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name

    Ex-NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name
    Earlier Wednesday Mike Ditka made the news with his brash comments in favor of the Washington Redskins keeping their controversial nickname. Now it's time to meet his polar opposite, at least as far as this issue is concerned. Mike Carey, a recently...
  • Ditka quotes inspire children's T-shirts

    Ditka quotes inspire children's T-shirts
    Among the "playfully sophisticated" clothes for sale at children's boutique Peek Kids are popular graphic T-shirts bearing quotes from the likes of Gandhi, Ben Franklin, Thomas Edison, Mother Teresa — and, now, Mike Ditka. The premium clothing...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Is roster turnover a legitimate excuse for poor special teams play or is Joe DeCamillis to blame? Dave Toub managed each year. – @Rodgeo33 from Twitter Special teams stunk last week against the Eagles and DeCamillis knows as much. There were...
  • Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst

    Meet Jason Travis, the movie buff in our midst
    In the early days of the tourist boom that now has the city awash in bus-boat-foot tours, clogging the summer sidewalks, streets and river, I remember a "guide" on one of the boat tours who had, shall we say, a unique take on our town. He would point to...
  • Football: Bargas, Urquiza have fun in Canton

    Football: Bargas, Urquiza have fun in Canton
    Mike Bargas calls it lightning striking twice. After the Estancia High football coach took one of his players, Alipa Peters, to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2011, he never thought he would be back. But he got a chance to take a current...