Sweet Home Ditka-go

It’s Mike Ditka’s city, and I just happen to live in it. Last Spring, I celebrated Chicago’s annual season of hope by writing out a list of all the reasons I could think of for why Chicago was not only a baseball town, but the best baseball town in all the land. It was aContinue reading “Sweet Home Ditka-go”


I post this video because this is how I want to remember Jim McMahon. He was the leader of the 1985 Bears, who took football to heights that it would never reach again for me. A team that, for three or four months in late 1985 and early 1986, had the world by the tail.Continue reading “Outrageousness?”