"I Ain't No Damned Monkey On A String": The Sadness Of Sweetness After Super Bowl XX

Today the 1985 Chicago Bears were finally honored at the White House—25 years after their 46-10 romp over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX. (The original trip was canceled because of the Challenger explosion.) That Super Bowl was memorable for many reasons—the headbands of Jim McMahon, the spectacle of… »10/07/11 2:50pm10/07/11 2:50pm


Mike Ditka Is Angry About The Walter Payton Book He Hasn't Read

I'd bet all the money in my pockets against all the money in yours that Mike Ditka hasn't read Jeff Pearlman's revelatory biography of Walter Payton, which was excerpted in this week's Sports Illustrated and which has the Chicago media scurrying to find any old Bear willing to glower at a book he hasn't read either.… »9/30/11 12:04pm9/30/11 12:04pm