The passing of football icon Dick Butkus was just announced, via a public statement from his family. “The Butkus family confirms that football and entertainment legend Dick Butkus died peacefully in his sleep overnight at home in Malibu, California,” the statement reads. “The Butkus family is gathering with Dick’s wife Helen. They appreciate your prayers and support. … [Read more...] about Dick Butkus Candid on Steroids, Concussion Crisis (EXCLUSIVE)
Dick Butkus has passed away at the age of 80. To honor this icon, we now re-publish the exclusive that we had with the middle linebacker extraordinaire in July of 2017 in three parts. Part One Dick Butkus Getting Candid on the Concussion Crisis, Steroid Epidemic Part Two Dick Butkus Describing the Golden Opportunity for Illini Football Part Three Dick … [Read more...] about Dick Butkus: “what the hell?” Keeps the Chicago Bears Bad (EXCLUSIVE)
Chicago Bears linebacking legend Otis Wilson didn’t use the term “game manager” when opining on Mitch Trubisky, but he espoused ideas that essentially evoked the quasi-condescending term. Most Bears fans wouldn’t be too excited about the idea of believing and accepting Wilson’s premise- that the second year signal caller is limited in his ceiling. During during our exclusive … [Read more...] about Otis Wilson Only Luke Warm on Chicago Bears QB Mitch Trubisky (Exclusive)
Former Illinois Rose Bowl quarterback Juice Williams has a new job. Illini football coach Tim Beckman announced Wednesday that Isiah “Juice” Williams is joining his staff as director of alumni and former player relations. Juice Williams broke Illinois records for career and single-season total offense, career starts by a quarterback and career and single-season rushing … [Read more...] about Former Illini QB Juice Williams joins Tim Beckman’s staff
Making predictions for the Super Bowl on February 2nd today on August 27th. Yes, you got to love it. That's why I'm all about the Cincinnati Bengals as your Super Bowl champion. When you make NFL divisional and Wild Card picks before even the 4th preseason game...well that's bold. Look for these to be about as accurate as my NFL mock draft. So don't take this with … [Read more...] about 2013 NFL Season Predictions: Super Bowl Champion Bengals!
Chicago Bears defensive end Corey Wootton is starting to grow into the nickname he's always had. "They call me Coreysaurus, cuz of my height and long neck," Wootton told me in an exclusive during his days at Northwestern. In 2012, the 6'8" and lanky Corey Wootton started to play like that ferocious dinosaur nickname on the professional level. In Week 9 against the … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears DE Corey Wootton is indeed becoming the Coreysaurus
What a weird week for former leaders of the Illinois Fighting Illini program. We found out on Monday Ron Zook now works at a small bank in Florida. And now Ron Turner is apologizing for the public nudity of his Florida International University college football players. Yes, it was very difficult to not commit the typo of "pubic" in place of "public" when you put the word … [Read more...] about Former Bears coach Ron Turner apologizes for players’ PUBLIC NUDITY
Talk about wearing your Chicago sports heart on your sleeve. Or at least on your arm. This crazy Chicago sports fan has had some permanent ink done He'll have this tattoo when he (or she, we don't know for sure) is 90 years old. It's a composite of a Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks logo, borrowing elements from each insignia. Sorry, … [Read more...] about INSANE Chicago sports fan has Bulls, Hawks, Bears, Sox hybrid tattoo (photo)