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  • 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...
  • Son of former Bears coach Mike Ditka faces new DUI charge

    Son of former Bears coach Mike Ditka faces new DUI charge
    The son of former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka was arrested early Sunday and charged with aggravated DUI after a bottle of Hydrocodone was found in his car early Sunday about a block from his Deerfield home, authorities said. Mark E. Ditka, 49, was...
  • Tribune's Jauss remembered as 'complete sportswriter'

    Tribune's Jauss remembered as 'complete sportswriter'
    Bill Jauss was a pioneering sports journalist whose enthusiastic manner encompassed newspapers, radio and television long before that media trifecta became more common in recent decades. Jauss died from natural causes Wednesday. He was 81. Born Feb. 8,...
  • John Mackey dies at 69; NFL Hall of Famer revolutionized tight end position

    John Mackey, who helped revolutionize the NFL's tight end position and whose post-football struggles with dementia became emblematic of the brutality of the game, has died. He was 69. Mackey died Wednesday in Baltimore after a 10-year battle with frontal...
  • Under Armour All-America: Monsignor Pace safety Jabari Gorman picks Florida over Ohio State, Miami

    Under Armour All-America: Monsignor Pace safety Jabari Gorman picks Florida over Ohio State, Miami
    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...
  • Summer celebrity spotting about to heat up

    Summer celebrity spotting about to heat up
    Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting. Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
  • MJ-signed golf ball going on display on Michigan Ave., Pippen throwing out first pitch at Sox game, 'Rampage' parties at Board Room

    MJ-signed golf ball going on display on Michigan Ave., Pippen throwing out first pitch at Sox game, 'Rampage' parties at Board Room
    Michael Jordan is lending his support (and signature) to the next outdoor art exhibit coming to Michigan Avenue. The five-time NBA MVP signed a 3-foot golf ball Monday at Michael Jordan’s Steak House that will be on display in September on...
  • Men's Library Club of Glencoe

    Men's Library Club of Glencoe
    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...
  • Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze

    Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze
    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...
  • John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it

    John Mackey: A revolutionary player on the field, a true force off of it
    In death, legendary Baltimore Colts tight end John Mackey will undoubtedly be remembered for how he played the game. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 230-pounder who played from 1963 to 1972 set the standard for his position, combining speed and power like no tight...
  • Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69

    Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69
    John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....