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Mike Ditka

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  • Former NFL coaches pick sides in Harbaugh brothers' quest to Super Bowl

    Former NFL coaches pick sides in Harbaugh brothers' quest to Super Bowl
    During a segment called “No Huddle” on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown,” former NFL coaches Herm Edwards and Mike Ditka are given a variety of topics in rapid-fire style and asked to choose sides. Prior to the Ravens’...
  • Ravens Q&A: Ricky Williams

    Ravens Q&A: Ricky Williams
    Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is running back Ricky Williams. How is the season unfolding for you on a personal level? It's good. I guess I judge...
  • Ravens' Dickson, Pitta out to prove they can be as effective as Patriots' tight ends

    Ravens' Dickson, Pitta out to prove they can be as effective as Patriots' tight ends
    The comparisons are inevitable. In the 2010 NFL draft, the Ravens selected a pair of tight ends in Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta. The New England Patriots also claimed a pair of tight ends in Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. That's where the...
  • Ray Lewis headlines ESPN's 'All Era' team

    Ray Lewis headlines ESPN's 'All Era' team
    Last week, ESPN revealed its NFL “All Era” team, which recognized those current players whose attitudes and styles of play would make them successful in, well, any era, whether it is today’s pass-happy NFL or the days when Dick Butkus...
  • Union Memorial to help with NFL retirees' care

    Union Memorial Hospital threw open its doors yesterday to retired NFL players in need of replacement hip or knee surgery, then sat back to wait for the rush. Or not. Even as Dr. Les Matthews, the chief of orthopaedics at Union Memorial, and Dr. Frank...
  • John Harbaugh at a glance

    Born: Sept. 23, 1962 Birthplace, Residence: Ann Arbor, Mich., Philadelphia Contract status: Unknown NFL service: Never played professionally. Coaching career: Spent his first and only season as the Philadelphia Eagles secondary coach this past season....
  • Calculated risk

    Not when the veteran quarterback or hotshot running back was acquired. Not when any offensive coordinator was fired or any defensive coordinator was hired. Not even when one owner handed over controlling interest to another. In recent years, no...
  • Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    Although I think he's done a decent job overall, one thing I don't like about Phil Emery's draft philosophy is his emphasis on “versatility.” I believe this is just a way for Emery to cover his behind in case the player he drafts doesn't pan...
  • WGN-TV airing 'Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration'

    WGN-TV airing 'Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration'
    Wrigley Field is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and WGN-TV is joining the party with "Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration." The two-hour special on the history of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs, its primary occupant, will air at 7 p.m....
  • Jeannie Morris recognized for pioneering efforts

     Jeannie Morris recognized for pioneering efforts
    One day early in Jeannie Morris' groundbreaking 24-year career as a Chicago sports broadcaster, she encountered an angry Ted Williams in the dugout of old Comiskey Park. The baseball legend, then the manager of the Rangers, prepared Morris for the...
  • Pete Carroll's secrets to success: from locker room to classroom

    The reigning Coolest Guy on the Planet is on the phone, sounding a lot like your old man. What? "I think when an employer pays you $2, you ought to give him $3 worth of work," Pete Carroll is saying from Seattle. Gather 'round, folks, for I'm...
  • After Olympics, Rocky Wirtz hungry for NHL action

    After Olympics, Rocky Wirtz hungry for NHL action
    To feed his appetite for hockey during the 34 days between Blackhawks home games, Chairman Rocky Wirtz went to Rockford to see the IceHogs, his team's minor league affiliate. After Wirtz's visit, the IceHogs went 8-0-1. Somewhere, an IceHogs marketing...