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  • The Chicago Bears win the 1963 NFL Championship

    The Chicago Bears win the 1963 NFL Championship
    Grit, savvy and sheer brutality--those are classic Chicago traits, no matter the endeavor, and they brought the National Football League championship to Chicago on this date, when the Bears defeated the New York Giants 14-10. The Bears had not been a...
  • 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...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets

    10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ 27-19 road victory Monday night over the New York Jets that raised their record to 2-1. 1. The Bears have been turning to inexperienced players to fill the holes that keep opening on defense. First-round...
  • Stephen A. Smith Suspension Exposes ESPN's Bigger Problem

    ESPN has a problem. It wants to be in the thick of things, to be part of every major debate pertaining to sports. But its commentators and analysts - rooted as they are in trade deadlines and X's and O's - can be loose cannons, occasionally getting in...
  • Bears training camp snapshot: Tight ends

     Bears training camp snapshot: Tight ends
    The Bears believe Martellus Bennett is poised to build on his breakthrough first season with the team but seek a more dependable backup tight end. Biggest offseason developments: In an 11-day span in March, the Bears re-signed Dante Rosario, released...
  • Al's Beef adds Spicy Jumbo Ditka Dog to menu

    Al's Beef adds Spicy Jumbo Ditka Dog to menu
    Happy National Hot Dog Month, from Mike Ditka and his friends at Al’s Beef. The Italian beef chain has added the “Spicy, Jumbo Ditka Dog” -- a char-grilled, 1/3 pound Vienna Beef sausage -- to its menu in honor of National Hot Dog...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In the Wake of the Web

    In the Wake of the Web
    Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnistDavid Haugh. For openers ... Nobody will ever know what Tony Stewart was thinking Saturday night as his car approached Kevin Ward Jr. on the dirt track in Canandaigua, N.Y. Nobody...
  • 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...