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The new Ravens owner was sitting on stage at the Inner Harbor, and looking quite uncomfortable. On Nov. 6, 1995, Art Modell announced that he was moving the Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore, and while local politicians couldn't hide their enthusiasm,...
Sun StaffIt was only a 3-yard pass, hardly worth watching on a highlights film. John Unitas, the Colts' rookie quarterback, flipped the ball to his tight end, who fell into the end zone. The play averted a Baltimore shutout. It also provided a glimpse of a...
Tags: Gaming, Jack Chesbro, Johnny Unitas, Dan Marino, Sid Luckman
THE ABSENCE OF Ravens owner Art Modell's name from the list of 15 finalists for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003 was expected. There is still too much passion and, in some cases, disdain when his name is mentioned. It's a shame....
It had to end this way, with a moment meant for the cover of a media guide or framed on a wall. A game this good deserved an ending this dramatic. So when Patrick Kane scored his third goal of the game Saturday night high over the glove of Kings...
Pro Football Weekly didn't start as a mom-and-pop business. More accurately, it was a mom-and-son enterprise. When Arthur Arkush launched the Chicago area-based magazine in 1967, his only employee was his mother, Rose, who served as the bookkeeper....
ReutersThe Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT Linebacker Jonathan Bostic is a prime example of the value of prospects being in the eye of the beholder. While NFL scouts were concerned about his sideline-to-sideline speed, Chicago...
There seems to be a budding debate about whether the Bears can build a bridge to repair relations and retire the jersey number of a certain disgruntled former employee. It will happen this season. Dat's right. For Michael Keller Ditka Jr., the man...
When Jim Morrissey came to the Bears in 1985 as an 11th-round pick from Michigan State, he was surprised to receive No. 51, figuring it had been put away long before in honor of Dick Butkus. Then, a couple of months later Morrissey was sitting in the...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Press Box: Ditka's 89 will be last Bears' number retired Mike Ditka's No. 89 will be the last one the Chicago Bears retire. The Bears, who plan to honor Ditka during their game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 9 at Soldier Field,...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Bears to stop retiring numbers after Ditka's 89 Mike Ditka's No. 89 will be the last one the Chicago Bears retire. The Bears, who plan to honor Ditka during their game against the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 9 at Soldier Field, have...
To one generation, he is a salesman of opinions and pork chops. Ditka. To a previous generation, he was the only coach for the Bears. Ditka. And to another generation, he was the NFL's first great tight end, a player defenses had no answer for....
If Sir Alex Ferguson had stuck with his original plan, today we might be praising his pasta and Chinese noodles rather than his decision to start Robin van Persie over Wayne Rooney. Or if he had chosen to pursue his interest in U.S. history,...
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