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  • Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid'

    Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid'
    Mike Ditka has weighed in on the upcoming outdoor Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and he didn't mince words. The Hall of Fame player who spent much of his career playing big games in cold, inclement weather said planning the...
  • Mike Ditka named spokesman for Al's Beef

    Mike Ditka named spokesman for Al's Beef
    Chicago Bears legend Mike Ditka is the new spokesman for Al’s Beef and Nancy’s Pizza.   In a partnership that seems right out of a Saturday Night Live "Superfans" skit, Da Coach was introduced Tuesday at the site of a new Al’s Beef...
  • Did Mike Ditka fall asleep on 'Sunday NFL Countdown'? See the GIF

     
    Working on a Sunday can be exhausting. Just ask Mike Ditka, who seems to have fallen asleep during ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" on Dec. 29....
  • Hall of Famer Jim Palmer coming to the Lehigh Valley

     
    Ann Marie Surovy, the dynamo in charge of the annual LifePath & Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (PICPA) Thanksgiving benefit and awards luncheon every November in Fogelsville, works fast. Even with some people still not having...
  • Speaking of sports

     
    Headline: Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid' It is, I guess. Or, rather, risky. Cold weather isn't so terrible for football. The key playoff games are often held in frigid conditions. And the average temperature range on an......
  • Lovie Smith out after 9 seasons as Bears coach

    Lovie Smith out after 9 seasons as Bears coach
    The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense." For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
  • Special teams coaches are the hot NFL thing, so what about Dave Toub?

    Special teams coaches are the hot NFL thing, so what about Dave Toub?
    Phil Emery put a couple special teams coaches on his list of coaching candidates, and that’s only the two that we know about. The Bears general manager might have more names on his LinkedIn account, and it can’t be just to comply with the...
  • Bears rout Cowboys

    Bears rout Cowboys
    Mike Ditka didn't bring the 1985 Bears defense with him down the red carpet to midfield at halftime Monday night. Because of the 2013 offense, he didn't have to. Backup quarterback Josh McCown accounted for five touchdowns, three before the Bears...
  • Mark Keys found a calling as a man of letters — 10,000 of them

    Mark Keys found a calling as a man of letters — 10,000 of them
    For Mark Keys, the pen is mightier than the scalpel. Thirty-four surgeries on his back and legs, coupled with a host of other ailments, have left the onetime boat rigger unable to work and largely homebound since 1991. His physical problems have led...
  • Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity

    Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity
    When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
  • New NFL Keepr lets people relive Johnny Unitas moments

    New NFL Keepr lets people relive Johnny Unitas moments
    Although many Johnny Unitas plays are seared in Baltimore's collective memory, the NFL is betting folks might want a refresher. The organization has introduced a collectible it's calling the Keepr. People plug it into their computer and can revel in...