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It's so rare for the Bears and Packers to be playing for more than bragging rights that a magnifying glass is needed to find games approaching Sunday's importance. Although even little games can seem big amid the lore and legend, the truth is these...
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...
First Quarter: When in doubt, run punter Injured defensive tackle Ted Washington was in the Bears' locker room before Monday night's game, offering encouragement. The Bears could have used the 365-pound Washington on the field in the opening quarter,...
Tribune staff reporterThe ghosts of Red Grange, Ernie Nevers, George McAfee and Jim Thorpe moved over in football's Valhalla yesterday to make room for a mercurial rookie from Kansas, who tore up the record book and the sodden turf of Wrigley Field with one of the most...
Tribune staff reporterGreatness came to the Chicago Bears today, unqualified greatness that turned the world's series of professional football into a rout. Ten Bears scored eleven touchdowns and five other contributed points to an all-time National league scoring high as an...
Tribune staff reporterThe Chicago Bears' spectacular football story of 1941 came to a smashing and record breaking end yesterday afternoon in Wrigley Field. They broke thru first with a kicking finesse their opponents had used in other years, then graduated to their...
Jan 22, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Mar 6, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 18, 2002 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 12, 1965 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 8, 1940 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 21, 1941 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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