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John Fox's History Suggests He Can Fix the Bears

John Fox's History Suggests He Can Fix the Bears
The Bears hiring of John Fox was the first time since George Halas re-assumed the reign of the Bears in 1958 from Paddy Driscoll that the Bears hired a head coach that had experience as a head coach. Driscoll is the only other Bear Head Coach in their history with previous experience as a head... Read more »

The Ten Best Chicago Sports Costume Ideas

Every year, ESPN Radio 1000/WMVP holds a Ditkaween contest on Da Coach's weekly show. At the end they award the prize for the closest to looking like Ditka. Even  those that were not alive during Iron Mike's tenure like to dress up as Da Coach with a little help from their parents.

Courtesy The Football Guys.
Chicago is undoubtedly one of the best sports towns in the World. We have a number of eccentric and great sports heroes that we worship and love to mimic. Halloween is the perfect time to do that. If you are a Chicago sports fan that wants to combine your passion of sports with Halloween fun,... Read more »

Chicago Movies With Sports Themes and References Present Their Own Academy Awards.

Brian's Song was a movie that transcended its time.
Sports movies that have Chicago Themes and References go back over 65 years. Chicago has created a multitude of stories both fiction and non-fiction. From the Monty Stratton story in 1949. The four major sports and five major Chicago Sports teams have been represented. The Blackhawks have been represented by Stan Mikita in Wayne’s World... Read more »
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Despite Epic Losses are Bears Fans Overreacting?

Despite Epic Losses are Bears Fans Overreacting?
I posed this question on  Facebook earlier in the week. The Bears season and specifically the last two weeks have been a disaster. I posed the question “Despite the losses are Bears Fans Overreacting?” The defense the last two seasons have been legendarily bad the last two seasons. The offense finished second in the NFL... Read more »

Bears Greatest Comebacks in Franchise History

Bears Greatest Comebacks in Franchise History
The Bears have had many stirring comebacks throughout their illustrious franchise history. Some have come in championship seasons, others saved an embarrassing season and some made middling seasons somewhat memorable. Here is a look at a dozen improbable Bear comebacks. Want to get notified when the Chicago Sports Lists has a new post. Here is... Read more »

Remembering 9/11 from a Personal and Sports Perspective

Remembering 9/11 from a Personal and Sports Perspective
The shock of 9/11 was the hit to this generation like Pearl Harbor was to our grand parents and the Kennedy assignation to our parents.  I was on vacation in Miami and we were originally planning on coming home on the the 11th. When we could not find a cheap flight on the 11th we... Read more »
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Bears Five Things to Watch Against Browns

Bears Five Things to Watch Against Browns
The last preseason game gives those fighting for playing time and a roster position a chance to shine. The majority of the key players will sit out the preseason finale. After last week’s debacle at Seattle, the Bears have a lot of things to work on against Cleveland. Several starting spots still to be determined... Read more »

Bears Left With Many Questions After 34-6 Loss to Seattle

Bears Left With Many Questions After 34-6 Loss to Seattle
If the third preseason game is truly the dress rehearsal for the season, than the Bears are not ready for Broadway. Russell Wilson the the Seahawks offense shredded the Bears defense in the first half. Seattle scored on its first five possessions and dominated the rebuilt Bears defense. Going into the final preseason game the... Read more »

Were the 2013 Seahawks a better Defense than the 1985 Bears?

Were the 2013 Seahawks a better Defense than the 1985 Bears?
After dominating the most prolific passing attack in NFL history a lot of talk occurred as to just how good the Seahawks defense was in 2013.  Do they rate as the best of all time? In interviewing Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman, ESPN’s Ed Werder posed the question to Seattle’s defensive leader. Sherman response was that... Read more »
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Bears Five Things to Watch Versus Seahawks

Bears Five Things to Watch Versus Seahawks
The third preseason game is considered the most important. It is usually the one that the starters see the most minutes. The Bears offense has a tough test early in the game. The Bears travel to Seattle to face the NFL’s best defense. Through the first two weeks of the pre-season, the Bears offense seems... Read more »