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Tribune ReporterFive things Liam Ford was surprised to learn while researching his recent book, "Soldier Field: A Stadium and Its City": 1. While they were building Soldier Field, the South Park Commission had trouble deciding whether to allow professional football...
Tribune reporterCINCINNATI -- The Bears' 45-10 loss to the Bengals on Sunday challenged the axiom that it is better to give than receive. The Bengals received to the tune of five touchdown catches. The Bears gave way beyond the point where it hurt. And there was no...
Question of the day: Is Tennessee making too big a deal over the USC hiring of Kennedy Pola? [Updated]The Fabulous ForumReporters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Joseph Schwerdt, South Florida Sun-Sentinel A lawsuit? Really? A breach of contract......
Web ReporterHe was baseball's bombastic Boss. He rebuilt the New York Yankees dynasty, ushering in the era of multimillion-dollar salaries and accepting nothing less in return than World Series championships. He fired managers. Rehired them. And fired them again....
WGN NewsBear With Me To purchase a copy of the book: Bear With Me: A Family History of George Halas and the Chicago Bears Bear With Me: A Family History of George Halas and the Chicago Bears tells this story and many others from the perspective of his grandson...
Tags: Mike Ditka, Chicago Bears, Walter Payton, Football, Sports
Joe Queenan writes frequently for Barron's, the New York Times Book Review and the Guardian.TODAY'S SUPER BOWL offers Americans the increasingly rare opportunity to witness the triumph of absolute good over unadulterated evil. This is what pro sports used to be about, when teams were concentrated in the industrial colossi of the nation, when the...
Sports figures Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8) Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10) Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...
The best owner in the history of professional sports is strolling through his sprawling hilltop home when he comes upon an ornate wooden door riddled with three gaping holes. It is the door to his private elevator. It is also, perhaps, the portal to a...
George McAfee, who was an explosive threat playing both offense and defense for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s, died Wednesday in Durham, N.C. He was 90. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: George McAfee obituary: The obituary of Hall of Fame Chicago...
Chicago TribuneThe Chicago Bears devastated the New England Patriots on this date in Super Bowl XX by an appropriate score, 46-10, stamping their ravaging "46" defense on National Football League history. The victory in New Orleans' Superdome, the first major...
Tribune staff reporterAs the 1920 football season began, professional teams faced three pressing problems involving players: Salaries were rising quickly, players were jumping from one team to another and teams were using college players who had yet to graduate. These...
Tags: Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Bronko Nagurski, Football, Sports
Chicago TribuneGrit, 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...
Tags: Weather, Mike Ditka, Bill George, Chicago Bears, New York Giants
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