Posts in category "Super Bowl"

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 »

Being a Chicago Sports Fan One of My True Joys in Life

Being a Chicago Sports Fan One of My True Joys in Life
Every month Chicago Now challenges all of the bloggers to write a post on the same topic. We all take different paths to the same idea. This month’s assignment is ” “Write a love letter, but it can’t be to a person.” I have always loved sports since I can remember.  My father had Bulls... Read more »

Being a Sports Fan Is One of Life's Best Guilty Pleasures

Being a Sports Fan Is One of Life's Best Guilty Pleasures
We are on the eve of the NCAA Tournament beginning in full force.  The great american pastime of office pools, getting away from work to watch the games and wearing schools colors is a right of  passage in March. For our March assignment for the monthly Blogapalooza, we were assigned “Write a post passionately defending... Read more »
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Superbowl XLVIII and the Ten Most Obscure Prop Bets

Superbowl XLVIII and the Ten Most Obscure Prop Bets
Squares have been a part of the Superbowl for as long as the game has been around. How many points the Broncos and Seahawks score or have their point total end in will keep even the most casual fan into Big Game until the end. Some fans might want way more than that though. Are... Read more »

Mike Ditka's Ten Most Memorable Games as Bears Head Coach

Mike Ditka's Ten Most Memorable Games as Bears Head Coach
Although the retirement of Mike Ditka’s number 89 is more about his Hall of Fame playing career, his coaching career was truly where he made his legend. The 1985 Bears to this day are the most beloved team in Chicago history. Twenty eight years later books are still being written about the most dominant team... Read more »

Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football: The three lasting legacies from a Super Bowl Season

Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football: The three lasting legacies from a Super Bowl Season
Author and Chicago native Rich Cohen’s latest book is about the 1985 Bears, called Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football. Cohen’s webpage describes self describes him this way :Rich Cohen, a New York Times bestselling author…where he died with the Cubs and was reborn with the Bears. He has written ten... Read more »
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Blackhawks 2013 Season Ranks Among the Ten Best in Chicago History

The Blackhawks have had one of the most magical seasons in Chicago history. Their historical 24 game streak of not losing a game in regulation to begin the season and hoisting the Stanley Cup at the end rank among the greatest in history of Chicago Sports. All of Chicago’s sports teams have had magical or... Read more »

The Ten Greatest Coaches and Managers in Chicago History

Chicago has seen many great coaches lead our teams. Some of these coaches made their marks here, while other began great careers before moving on to become Hall of Fame Managers and Coaches elsewhere. Narrowing the list to ten was not easy. Hall of Famers Joe McCarthy and Tony LaRussa began their careers in Chicago.... Read more »

Ten Things I Remember About Super Bowl XX

The Bears are still a pop culture phenomenon 27 years after they captured Super Bowl XX. That 1985 team had a roster full of characters that is unlikely to be seen again. Mike Singletary proclaimed in the Super Bowl Shuffle that he was “part of a defense, big and bold” Bold and brash might be... Read more »
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