Rethinking the 1985 Bears

When you live in Chicago, you learn pretty quickly that it’s a Bears’ town. They were the franchise that hired Red Grange out of the University of Illinois in the 1920s, when he was the most famous athlete not named Ruth. They played a barnstorming tour all around the country, which introduced the masses toContinue reading “Rethinking the 1985 Bears”

Why college football is better than the NFL

I watched the Michigan/Notre Dame football game last night at a friend’s house, and I didn’t think it could possibly live up to the hype that preceded it. And boy, was I ever wrong! It was a roller coaster in the fourth quarter, the likes of which I can’t recall ever seeing before. Nothing theContinue reading “Why college football is better than the NFL”