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  • Walter Payton battled drugs, suicidal thoughts, new book says

     
    Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton abused painkillers after he retired, contemplated suicide and struggled with depression, according to "Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton," a new book by longtime sportswriter Jeff Pearlman. Pearlman...
  • Another of Mike Ditka’s sons charged with DUI

     
    Another son of former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka has been charged with driving under the influence in Deerfield, joining an older brother who has …...
  • Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly to sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” at Cubs-Cardinals game

     
    Notre Dame's Brian Kelly to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" at Cubs-Cardinals game Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly will get his chance during Sunday's Cubs-Cardinals game....
  • Sighting: Bill and Giuliana Rancic at Sprinkles Cupcakes

     
    Bill and Giuliana Rancic at Sprinkles Cupcakes (BB Photo / July 26, 2010) Reality TV stars Bill and Giuliana Rancic attended the opening of Sprinkles Cupcakes on East Walton on Monday. The Cubs' Ryan Dempster hosted a fundraiser for the Ryan and Jenny...
  • Walter Payton bio riles old friends: Mike Ditka's spitting mad

     
    The Walter Payton biography, which goes on sale next week, is angering the football star's old friends....
  • Coach Ditka will visit Bolingbrook Binny’s

     
    Beloved former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka will sign autographs at Binny’s in Bolingbrook on Thursday. Ditka, who won a Super Bowl Championship in 1985 …...
  • Fireworks blamed for 10-acre brush fire in Orland Park

    Fireworks blamed for 10-acre brush fire in Orland Park
  • September 28: Author - Mike Ditka Talks About His Book, We Were the Greatest

    September 28: Author - Mike Ditka Talks About His Book, We Were the Greatest
    Mike Ditka Event: Wednesday, October 13 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble 160 Orland Park Place Orland Park To purchase a copy of the book: The 85 Bears: We Were the Greatest: 25th Anniversary That moment, though it seems like only yesterday to Bears fans,...
  • Cutler stays up, but Bears' offense a downer

    Cutler stays up, but Bears' offense a downer
    On his first chance in the exhibition season, Roy Williams dropped a third-and-10 pass that would’ve picked up 16. While he gets into football shape, can he also get into catching shape? No, wait, I think one of the guys with a reputation for drops...
  • Men's Library Club of Glencoe

    Men's Library Club of Glencoe
    Our book club: has been meeting at least quarterly for the last 10 years. Author we'd most like to meet:Keith Richards Worst excuse anyone's given for not reading a book: There are no bad excuses. Five books we loved:; "Coach John Wooden: 100 Years...
  • Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze

    Ten @ 10: Celebrity booze
    From Fess Parker to Greg Norman to Mike Ditka, plenty of famous folk have gotten into the wine game. But what about the hard stuff? No lack of star power there. The draw of earning extra cash has lured a number of celebrities to lend their names to a...
  • From the Tarpit: Hit and Myth: Is criticism of Jeff Pearlman's book on Walter Payton justified?

    From the Tarpit: Hit and Myth: Is criticism of Jeff Pearlman's book on Walter Payton justified?
    Author Jeff Pearlman is the latest to find himself in the Shoot the Messenger Dunking Booth, for his comprehensive and unsparing biography of the late Walter Payton. Mike Ditka said he'd spit on Pearlman. Ex-teammates are critical and skeptical of his...