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Jack Pardee, a Texas football legend who was Walter Payton's first head coach in the NFL and guided the Bears to a playoff appearance in 1977, died of cancer, his family announced Monday. He was 76. Pardee coached the Bears from 1975 to 1977 and is...
Two weeks in a National Football League training camp left Dick Wherry with a lifetime of memories. Wherry was one of two Northern State athletes to be drafted into the National Football League. Wherry, a flanker, was taken in the 13th round as the 333rd...
Tags: Sports, Coca-Cola Co., Dallas Cowboys, Financial Aid, Alan Page
March 21, 1961: Modell bought the Browns for just under $4 million. Aug. 18, 1962: Modell proposed and staged pro football's first preseason doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium. The Browns played the Steelers in one game and the Lions faced the Cowboys...
Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears (Source: ChicagoBears.com) 9/17/20 George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
TribLocal - ElmhurstEvery professional sports organization competes for the attention of the young fan—kids ages 6 to 14 years old—all of whom are deciding their favorite sports …...
Thank you. Thank you. You know when I first got here, we made a wager who would be the first one to break down in tears and I was the first one to say that I wouldn't and I was the first one to say how strong I was and everything else. As it goes to...
Singletary's wife, Kim, introduces him: If I were to ask you to describe Mike Singletary, No. 50 for the Chicago Bears, no doubt you would mention the arms extended with fingers pointing, hollering signals before the ball is snapped. Or feet in constant...
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Sun StaffWhen John Unitas was in seventh grade at a Catholic grade school in the hard hills south of downtown Pittsburgh, his teacher asked each of the students in his class what they wanted to be when they grew up. A pro football player, Unitas said. His...
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Sun StaffIn 43 years as an NFL owner, Art Modell has dealt with nearly every important, semi-important or self-important league figure. The Sun asked him to play word association with some of the NFL's historic names. PAUL BROWN, legendary coach and general...
Tribune staff reporterIt wasn't supposed to happen this way. If they were not yet a team destined for greatness, they weren't awful either. Didn't they make the playoffs the previous season? Weren't they confident in their running game? Excited about their defensive potential?...
Tribune pro football reporterJerry Angelo was named general manager of the Bears Monday night after a six-week search led club president Ted Phillips to one of the most obvious candidates. During 14 years as director of player personnel with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Angelo saw...
Tribune staff writerChanging directions as he did so well on the field, Walter Payton faked himself out Saturday by turning his Hall of Fame induction into the emotional, introspective event he had vowed to avoid. Instead of running away from his feelings, the NFL's all-...
Tags: Dan Fouts, Super Bowl, Sports, Eyewear, Michael Jordan
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