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Al Secord
Secord was drafted 16th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft. He made the Bruins roster as a 20-year-old, scoring 16 goals and adding seven assists. He improved to 23 goals in 1979–80, but after failing to score in his first 18 games the following season, he was dealt to the Chicago Black Hawks on December 18, 1980, in a trade for defenseman Mike O'Connell. It was in Chicago where the feisty Secord enjoyed the best years of his NHL career. In 1981–82, he burst forth with 44 .....more»

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2010-06-02: Dropping the Puck
 


 
Al Arbour
Al started his playing career in 1957-58 NHL Season with the Detroit Red Wings. He would also play for the Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and St. Louis Blues (hockey)|St. Louis Blues. He would win four Stanley Cups in his playing career. Al's coaching career with St. Louis in 1973-74 NHL season|1973. After three years with the Blues, he headed to Long Island to lead a young New York Islanders team. All would lead the Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early 1980s. .....more»

Al Arbour on Wikipedia

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2010-06-09: Here Come the Hawks!
 


 
Al Arbour
Al started his playing career in 1957-58 NHL Season with the Detroit Red Wings. He would also play for the Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and St. Louis Blues (hockey)|St. Louis Blues. He would win four Stanley Cups in his playing career. Al's coaching career with St. Louis in 1973-74 NHL season|1973. After three years with the Blues, he headed to Long Island to lead a young New York Islanders team. All would lead the Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early 1980s. Al is .....more»

Al Arbour on Wikipedia

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2010-12-17: 1961 Blackhawks Tribute
 


 
Alan Page
Alan Page, a consensus All-America at Notre Dame in 1966, was the Minnesota Vikings' second pick in the first round of the first combined AFL-NFL draft in 1967. Although he had played defensive end in college, he was moved to defensive tackle with the Vikings. Page won the starting defensive right tackle job in the fourth game of his rookie season and he remained a starter for the rest of his career. Alan excelled with the Vikings for 11 seasons and six games into the 1978 campaign, when he was .....more»

Alan's Career Stats

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2010-10-11: Alan Page and Joe Delamielleure
 


 
Alex Brown
Veteran defensive end has shown durability playing in a team-high 95 consecutive games... Has totaled 405 tackles, 31.5 sacks, 37 TFLs, 4 INTs, 25 PBUs, 15 forced fumbles and 9 fumble recoveries in 6 NFL seasons... Tied for the NFL lead in interceptions by a defensive lineman over the past 2 seasons with 3 and his 4 career interceptions are tied for 2nd all-time by a Bears defensive lineman... His 31.5 career sacks are ninth most in franchise history and second among active Bears (Urlacher, 37.5 .....more»



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2009-06-19: At the Plate with Ron Kittle
 


 
Art Donovan
Art Donovan, the son of a famous boxing referee of the same name, first played football at Mount St. Michael's High School in the Bronx. Somehow he was overlooked on the all-metropolitan prep team and, when he played college football at Boston College, the best Art could do was second-team All-New England. But in the professional ranks, it was a different story for Art, whose World War II service stint so put off his college career that he was a 26-year old rookie when he joined the Baltimore C .....more»

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2010-09-22: Art Donovan & Fred Dean
 


 
Bart Starr
Bart Starr was a 17th round draft choice of the Green Bay Packers in 1956. His playing time was limited during his first few years on the team, but the arrival of Vince Lombardi as Packers coach changed his football career. Lombardi found Starr an intelligent and capable player. With his encouragement, Starr acquired the self-confidence to become one of the NFL's great field leaders. By 1960, Starr led Green Bay to the Western Division championship, the first in a long run of successes for the .....more»

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2010-02-10: Seeing Starrs
 


 
Bill Wennington
Bill Wennington has spent sixt seasons as color commentator for all Chicago Bulls radio broadcasts. This season Wennington was partnered with with Chuck Swirsky to broadcast Bulls games on ESPN Radio 1000 in Chicago. He served as a mentor and Coordinator of the Bulls’ player relations program for three years (2001-2004), and was sideline reporter for FOX Sports Net Chicago during the 2002-03 season. A 13-year veteran of the NBA, he spent six seasons with the Bulls (1993-94 through 1998-99) i .....more»

Bill Wennington on Bulls.com

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2010-06-30: Bull's Eye
 


 
Bill Hay
Bill Hay was a much honored member of the Colorado College hockey team: he was named to the WCHA First All-Star Team in 1957 and 1958, the NCAA First All-American Team in 1957 and 1958, and the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team in 1957. He turned pro with the Calgary Stampeders of the WHL, and made his first NHL appearance with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1959-60. In 70 games with the Hawks, he had 18 goals and 37 assists, and earned the Calder Memorial Trophy. He spent the rest of his NHL ca .....more»

Bill's Blackhawks Stats

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2010-12-17: 1961 Blackhawks Tribute
 


 
Billy Pierce
Billy Pierce is a former left-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the Chicago White Sox. He was the team's star pitcher in the decade from 1952 to 1961, when they posted the third best record in the major leagues, and was named the American League's top pitcher in 1956 and 1957 after being runner-up in both 1953 and 1955. A seven-time All-Star, he led the American League in complete games three times despite his slight build, and in wins, earned ru .....more»



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2009-05-15: Talking Baseball with Sox Legend Billy Pierce
 


 
Billy Williams
Williams was born in Whistler, Alabama. He began his career in 1959, a career which nearly stopped before it got under way. Growing up in an integrated neighborhood in the Mobile suburb, he had never experienced overt racial discrimination until he played for the Cubs minor league club in San Antonio, Texas. He was so discouraged that he left the team and went home. Buck O'Neil, the Cubs scout who had originally discovered Williams, was dispatched to Whistler and he persuaded Williams to try aga .....more»

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2010-12-07: Remembering Ron
 


 
Bob Lilly
Bob Lilly was a two-time All-South West Conference pick and a consensus All-America choice at Texas Christian before the Dallas Cowboys' selected him as their first-ever draft choice in 1961. For the next 14 seasons, his play on defense was so outstanding that he became popularly known as "Mr. Cowboy." Bob starred as a defensive end in 1961 but then moved to a defensive tackle spot in his third season with even more sensational results. As a tackle, Lilly was a first-team All-NFL choice every y .....more»

Bob's Career Stats

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2010-11-01: NFL Hall of Famers Bob Lilly and Tom Mack
 


 
Bob St. Clair
Bob St. Clair joined the San Francisco 49ers as a third-round draft selection in 1953. At 6-9 and 265 pounds, St. Clair's mere presence on the football field tended to intimidate many opponents. He was blessed with size, speed, intelligence and a genuine love of hitting and, using these traits to the maximum; his on-the-field trademarks became hostility, power, and strength. He was an outstanding blocker, both on passing plays and rushing attempts. Particularly early in his career, he was used .....more»

Bob's Page at the NFL Hall of Fame Website

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2010-12-13: James, Bob & Dick
 


 
Bobby Douglass
Bobby Douglass was drafted in the second round of the 1969 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, whom he played for 1969-1975. During his career, he also played for the San Diego Chargers, the New Orleans Saints, and the Green Bay Packers. Douglass retired after the 1978 season, after playing 10 seasons in the NFL. He attended the University of Kansas. In 1972, Douglass set the record for most rushing yards by a QB in one season. The record stood for 34 years. In a 14-game 1972 season, he ran for 968 .....more»



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2009-01-09: Catching Up With Old Friends
 


 
Bobby Hull
Robert Marvin "Bobby" Hull is regarded as one of the greatest ice hockey players of all time and perhaps the greatest left winger to ever play the game. Hull was famous for his blonde hair and blinding speed, earning him the nickname "the Golden Jet". He possessed the most feared slapshot of his day. In his 23 years in the National Hockey League and World Hockey Association, he played for the Chicago Black Hawks, Winnipeg Jets and Hartford Whalers. He led the Chicago Black Hawks to the Stanley C .....more»



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2009-03-20: The Golden Jet
 


 
Bruce Smith
Bruce Smith was a dominant player during his 19 playing seasons with the Buffalo Bills (1985-1999) and the Washington Redskins (2000-03). His speed and strength made him one of the most feared defensive ends in the modern game. Teams routinely double, if not triple-teamed the former Outland Trophy winner and Virginia Tech All-America. The first player selected in the 1985 NFL Draft, Smith quickly established himself as a starter on the Bills defensive line. Named the AFC Defensive Rookie of the .....more»

Bruce's Career Stats

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2010-11-08: Hall of Fame Trifecta
 


 
Caleb Hanie
Caleb Hanie is an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was signed by the Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Colorado State. .....more»



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2009-06-12: The Sting's Willy Roy & Bears QB Caleb Hanie
 


 
Charles Oakley
Oakley was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Virginia Union University. He placed in the top ten in rebounds per game five times between 1987 and 1994 (second in 1987 and 1988). In all but one of these seasons he played the full complement of 82 games. Due to his durability he actually placed in the top ten in total rebounds 6 times and led the league in total rebounds twice (1987 and 1988). In 1994, he became an NBA All-Star and was chosen to the league's All-Defense 1st team. Drafted in 19 .....more»

Charles Oakley on Facebook

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2010-06-30: Bull's Eye
 


 
Charley Trippi
In 1946, Charley Trippi, a two-time All-America from the University of Georgia, was a key figure in the inter-league battling between the new AII-America Football Conference (AAFC) and the National Football League. The AAFC's New York Yankees were so sure they had signed him to a contract that they called a press conference in New York to announce the happy news. But while the New York newsmen gathered, Chicago Cardinals owner Charles W. Bidwill Sr. announced in Chicago he had signed Trippi to a .....more»

Charley's Career Stats

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2010-09-08: Hall of Fame Day
 


 
Chet Coppock
Ask yourself these questions: Can you name a bohemian who's been chosen man of the year by the Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame? Can you name anyone who's done the Roller Derby, and worked as a ring announcer for the World Wrestling Federation while winning a Peter Lisagor award in 1999 for journalistic excellence? There is only one answer... Mr. Chet Coppock! And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Chet has done national TV commercials for Wheaties with the late Walter Payton. For ten year .....more»

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Appears:
2010-05-12: The State of Sports Radio & The Big 10 Expansion
 


 
Chuck Bednarik
Bednarik was the first player drafted in the 1949 NFL Draft, by the Philadelphia Eagles, starring on both offense (as a center) and defense (as a linebacker). He was a member of the Eagles' NFL Championship teams in 1949 and 1960. In the 1960 championship game, Bednarik (the last Eagle between Green Bay's Jim Taylor and the end zone) tackled Taylor on the final play of the game at the Eagles' eight yard line, and remained atop Taylor for several seconds as the final seconds ticked off the clock, .....more»

Chuck Bednarik's Hall of Fame Page

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2010-11-29: A Lineup of Linebackers
 


 
Conrad Dobler
Dobler was drafted out of the University of Wyoming in the 1972 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals, and quickly developed a reputation as a tough customer. "I see defensive linemen jump to knock a pass down. When that happened near me, I'd smack 'em in the solar plexus, and that got their hands down real quick."[1] After six years in St. Louis and three consecutive Pro Bowl appearances (1975-77), he made the cover of Sports Illustrated, who heralded Dobler as "Pro Football's Dirtiest Player".[ .....more»



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2010-04-14: Conrad, Rickey & Fred
 


 
Darrell Evans
Darrell is a former third baseman and first baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1969 to 1989 with the Atlanta Braves (1969–76, 1989), San Francisco Giants (1976–83) and Detroit Tigers (1984–88). He is also the former manager and director of player personnel for the Victoria Seals of the Golden Baseball League. Overshadowed in his prime by fellow National League third baseman Mike Schmidt, he has been described by author Bill James as the most underrated player in baseball history, p .....more»

Darell's Full Bio and Career Stats

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2010-08-25: Lamarr and Darrell
 


 
Dave McGinnis
Dave McGinnis, a 35-year coaching veteran, enters his fifth season with the Titans as the club's linebackers coach and fourth as Assistant Head Coach.

McGinnis has 22 seasons of NFL experience, including three and a half years as the head coach for the Arizona Cardinals. One of the most respected defensive minds in the game, McGinnis directed the Cardinals defense as their defensive coordinator from 1996 to 2000.

McGinnis built his reputation and knowledge during a 10-y .....more»




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2008-11-07: Kickoff Episode!
 


 
Dave Pear
Dave Pear was born in Vancouver, Washington and grew up in Portland, Oregon. Dave attended the University of Washington on an athletic scholarship and played defensive tackle for the UW Huskies from 1971 – 1975. He graduated with a degree in Political Science. He was the first Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-26) player to be selected to the Pro Bowl in 1978 and played in Super Bowl XV in 1980 for the Oakland Raiders (first wild card to ever capture the title – Oakland Raiders 27 – Philadelphia Eagles 10 .....more»

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Appears:
2010-05-12: The State of Sports Radio & The Big 10 Expansion
 


 
Deacon Jones
Deacon Jones, who had had an obscure college career preceding his 14th-round selection by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1961 draft, quickly blossomed into a superb defensive end. Blessed with speed, agility, and quickness, the “Deacon” became one of the finest pass rushers in the business. Yet had it not been for the chance observation of two Rams scouts viewing films of an opponent, he might never have had a chance to play pro football. When the scouts noted that the 6-4, 272-pound tackle was out .....more»

Deacon's Wikipedia Page

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2010-11-22: The Secretary of Defense & Forrest Gregg
 


 
Derrick Mayes
Derrick Mayes played wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, the Green Bay Packers, and the Kansas City Chiefs from 1996 to 2001. Mayes played college football at the University of Notre Dame from 1993 to 1996. He wore jersey number 1. He held the school record for career touchdown receptions until the record was broken by Jeff Samardzija. .....more»



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2009-03-20: The Golden Jet
 


 
Desmond Clark
Clark attended Wake Forest University, where he was a wide receiver and caught at least one pass against every ACC opponent he faced. He was a two-time second team All-ACC selection, a two-time team MVP, and finished his career with 216 receptions for 2834 yards (13.12 yards per rec. avg.) and twenty touchdowns.The Denver Broncos drafted Clark in the sixth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played with them for three seasons, until the team waived him the preseason. Clark, who was nursing an arm in .....more»

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2010-04-07: Dez, Joey & Earl of Baltimore
 


 
Dexter Manley
Dexter Keith Manley, nicknamed the "Secretary of Defense," was as drafted in the fifth round (119th overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, where he would play for nine seasons. During his career with the Redskins, Manley won two Super Bowl titles and was a Pro Bowler in 1986 when he recorded 18.5 sacks. He then played for the Phoenix Cardinals and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In 1989, Manley failed his third drug test and was banned from the NFL for life, with an opportunity to .....more»

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2010-12-20: Mike, Steve & Dexter
 


 
Dick Butkus
Dick Butkus says he knew in fifth grade he would be a professional football player. Butkus was a fierce tackler who took great pride and pleasure in inflicting pain upon his opponents. Now, decades after his last game, he's still remembered as "the Maestro of Mayhem", one of the greatest linebackers ever to play. Butkus began racking up awards in high school, as Associated Press's Prep Player of the Year. At the University of Illinois he was named to the All-American team twice, and with the Nat .....more»

Dick's Career Stats

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2009-04-10: In the Huddle with Dick Butkus
 


 
Dick Stanfel
Dick played offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of San Francisco and was drafted in the second round of the 1951 NFL Draft. Stanfel, who graduated from Commerce High School, played on the great Joe Kuharich teams at USF with three men who are now in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Ollie Matson, Gino Marchetti and St. Clair. After sitting out his rookie season with the Lions because of .....more»

Dick's Career Stats

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2010-12-13: James, Bob & Dick
 


 
Don Maynard
Donald Rogers Maynard played collegiately for Texas Western College (now University of Texas at El Paso) and professionally with the National Football League's New York Giants and the American Football League's New York Jets and the World Football League'sShreveport Steamer. After having been released by the Giants, Maynard became the very first player to sign with the New York Titans in 1960(the team was renamed the Jets in 1963). Although scorned by the New York press as an "NFL reject", in 1 .....more»

Don's Career Stats

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2010-09-29: A Full Slate
 


 
Don Kessinger
Kessinger, a six-time All-Star, graduated from the University of Mississippi, where he was initiated into the Sigma Nu Fraternity, and was signed by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1964. Kessinger was not particularly renowned for his offensive production, but played an excellent defensive game at shortstop. In three different seasons with the Cubs, he turned 100 or more double plays. He won the Gold Glove for shortstops in 1969 and 1970. Eventually Kessinger went on to play for the .....more»

Don's Career Stats

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2010-12-07: Remembering Ron
 


 
Doug Plank
Doug spent his entire eight-year playing career in the NFL with the Chicago Bears. Plank was the first rookie to lead the Bears in tackles, after being drafted out of Ohio State University, where he participated in three consecutive Rose Bowls under legendary coach Woody Hayes. He attended Norwin School District in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. In 2001, Plank began his coaching career as a defensive coordinator in the Arena Football League for 3 seasons under Danny White. In 2004, Plank was hi .....more»



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2010-07-14: #46
 


 
Earl Weaver
Weaver spent his entire managerial career with the Baltimore Orioles, managing the club from1968–1982 and 1985–1986. During his tenure as big-league skipper, the Orioles won six Eastern Division titles, four American League pennants, and a World Series championship. Weaver\'s managerial record is 1,480–1,060 (.583), including 100+ win seasons in 1969 (109), 1970 (108), 1971 (101), 1979 (102), and 1980 (100). He only had one losing season in his managerial career, with the 1986 Orioles. Weaver w .....more»



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2010-04-07: Dez, Joey & Earl of Baltimore
 


 
Ed Farmer
Ed Farmer starts his 17th full season on the White Sox Radio Network and second handling play-by-play duties alongside color commentator Chris Singleton ... teamed with John Rooney as the Sox color commentator for 14 seasons from 1992- 2005 ... in 2004, Farmer and Rooney were named best radio team in the American League by USA Today.com ... ... was a feature reporter on FOX Sports Net’s pre-game show from 1994-98 ... served as special assistant to Ron Schueler in 1991 and provides baseball insig .....more»



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2009-02-20: Mongo and Ed Farmer
 


 
Eddie Olczyk
Eddie Olczyk is a former head coach for the National Hockey League Pittsburgh Penguins and former center for Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins. He currently serves as the color commentator for the Chicago Blackhawks, in addition to calling games for NBC and the NHL on Versus. He played 1,031 NHL games and produced 342 goals and 452 assists for a total of 794 points between 1984 and 2000. .....more»



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2009-05-29: Chicago Sports Stories with Moose Skowron and Eddie Olczyk
 


 
Eric Nesterenko
Eric played in the NHL from 1951 to 1972, playing center for the Toronto Maple Leafs until 1956 and for the Chicago Black Hawks thereafter. In 1973–74 he played for the Chicago Cougars of the World Hockey Association, after a year of coaching in Switzerland. He had 250 goals and 324 assists during his NHL career, and won a Stanley Cup championship with Chicago in 1961. The rangy right winger was a superb penalty killer, who also was known for using his elbows in the corners. Nesterenko was born .....more»

Eric's Blackhawks Stats

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2010-12-17: 1961 Blackhawks Tribute
 


 
Errict Rhett
Errict Rhett is the CEO of both Errict Rhett Custom Homes and The Errict Rhett Foundation, which was originally founded in Cleveland, Ohio and supports the provision of affordable housing. He graduated from McArthur High School in 1989 with a football scholarship to the University of Florida, where he received All-American Honors in football and wrestling. Rhett holds a graduate degree in health and human performance from the same institution. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1994 a .....more»

Click here for the Errict Rhett Foundation Website

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2010-05-19: Quarterbacks and a Running Back
 


 
Fergie Jenkins
Jenkins spent the majority of his career playing for the Chicago Cubs. He also had stints with the Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers, and Boston Red Sox. An outstanding all-around athlete, Fergie played basketball as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters. .....more»



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2009-05-22: A Look Back at the Career of Fergie Jenkins
 


 
Ferguson Jenkins
Jenkins had several unfortunate runs of bad luck that cost him notoriety. He lost thirteen games by the score of 1-0, despite going the distance for the loss. In addition, he suffered 45 shutout losses, the sixth highest total in history. His teams (Phillies, Cubs, Rangers, and Red Sox) were basically mediocre - they posted an almost exact .500 record in games Jenkins didn’t get a decision. In his games, they were .557. In 1969, his Cubs blew a lead and lost the division title to the Mets. In 19 .....more»

Fergie's Career Stats

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2010-12-07: Remembering Ron
 


 
Forrest Gregg
During a Pro Football Hall of Fame playing career, he was a part of six championships, five of them with the Green Bay Packers before closing out his tenure with the Dallas Cowboys with a win in Super Bowl VI. He went on to serve as head coach of three teams: the Cleveland Browns, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Green Bay Packers. Gregg was a key player on the Packers dynasty that won five NFL championships and two Super Bowls in the 1960s. Gregg earned an "iron-man" tag by playing in a then-leag .....more»

Forrest Gregg's NFL Hall of Fame Page

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2010-11-22: The Secretary of Defense & Forrest Gregg
 


 
Fred Mitchell
Fred Mitchell writes the "Around Town" column for the Chicago Tribune. Since joining the paper in 1974, he also has covered the Cubs, Bulls and Bears beats. Mitchell has written 10 sports books, including biographies with Bears Hall of Fame halfback Gale Sayers and Cubs Hall of Fame outfielder Billy Williams. He also wrote “Playing Through” with Earl Woods, the late father of PGA champion Tiger Woods and “Then Ditka Said To Payton” with former Bears lineman Dan Jiggetts. Mitchell received the " .....more»

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2010-04-14: Conrad, Rickey & Fred
 


 
Fred Dean
Fred Dean excelled as an All-Southland Conference linebacker during his collegiate football career at Louisiana Tech. The San Diego Chargers selected him in the second round, 33rd player overall, of the 1975 NFL Draft. Dean was moved immediately to the defensive line where he starred during his entire NFL career, first with the Chargers (1975-1981) and later with the San Francisco 49ers (1981-1985). Dean’s quickness, speed, and strength made him one of the league’s most feared pass rushers dur .....more»

Fred's Career Stats

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2010-09-22: Art Donovan & Fred Dean
 


 
Gary Gaetti
GGary Gaetti nicknamed "G-Man", "Rat", or "Zorn" is a former third baseman in MLB for the Minnesota Twins (1981-90), California Angels (1991-93), Kansas City Royals (1993-95), St. Louis Cardinals (1996-98), Chicago Cubs (1998-99) and Boston Red Sox (2000). Gaetti won a World Series championship with Minnesota in 1987 and was the MVP of that year's American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers. That year, he became the first player ever to hit home runs in his first two postseas .....more»

Gary's Career Statistics

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2010-08-11: Tom Flores, Gary Gaetti, and Mike Mulligan
 


 
Glenn Hall
Glenn Hall is renowned as the grandfather of the butterfly goalie. He was the first goalie to practice and perfect the now common butterfly stance, as he'd fall on knees, spread his legs to take away the bottom corners and five-hole and let his rapier-like arm reflexes take care of the top corners. Glenn would meet the shot with his feet wide but his knees close together to form an inverted Y. Instead of throwing his whole body to the ice in crises, he would go down momentarily to his knees, the .....more»

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2010-06-02: Dropping the Puck
 


 
Glenn Beckert
Beckert was drafted from Allegheny College as an amateur free agent by the Boston Red Sox in 1962, then selected by Chicago Cubs from Red Sox in the first-year minor league draft.[3] He spent three years in the minors as a shortstop, where he lead the Pacific Coast League in putouts and assists in 1964. Following the sudden death of Cubs second baseman, Ken Hubbs in 1964, the Cubs brought Beckert to the major leagues as their second baseman for the 1965 season.[4] Beckert played nine seasons as .....more»

Glenn's Career Stats

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2010-07-28: Baseball and Recruiting
 


 
Glenn Beckert
Beckert was drafted from Allegheny College as an amateur free agent by the Boston Red Sox in 1962, then selected by Chicago Cubs from Red Sox in the first-year minor league draft. He spent three years in the minors as a shortstop, where he lead the Pacific Coast League in putouts and assists in 1964. Following the sudden death of Cubs second baseman, Ken Hubbs in 1964, the Cubs brought Beckert to the major leagues as their second baseman for the 1965 season. Beckert played nine seasons as the .....more»

Glenn's Career Stats

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2010-12-07: Remembering Ron
 


 
Glenn Hall
Glenn Hall is renowned as the grandfather of the butterfly goalie. He was the first goalie to practice and perfect the now common butterfly stance, as he'd fall on knees, spread his legs to take away the bottom corners and five-hole and let his rapier-like arm reflexes take care of the top corners. Glenn would meet the shot with his feet wide but his knees close together to form an inverted Y. Instead of throwing his whole body to the ice in crises, he would go down momentarily to his knees, the .....more»

Glenn's Career Stats

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2010-12-17: 1961 Blackhawks Tribute
 


 
Ickey Woods
Ickey Woods was born February 28, 1966 in Fresno, California is a former American football fullback who played his entire NFL career (1988 to 1991) with the Cincinnati Bengals. He played college football at UNLV. He is best remembered for his lumbering "Ickey Shuffle" end zone dance, performed when he scored touchdowns. Woods rushed for 1,066 yards and 15 touchdowns in his rookie season, along with 228 yards and 3 touchdowns in the playoffs as the Bengals advanced to Super Bowl XXIII. His team l .....more»



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2010-02-24: The Ickey Shuffle
 


 
Jack Youngblood
Jack was a defensive end for 14 years for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League. He was a five-time consensus All-Pro and a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Youngblood graduated from the University of Florida, was an All-America selection, and is considered among the best players Florida ever produced—one of only five Gators to be named to the Gator Football Ring of Honor and inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. After ret .....more»

Jack Youngblood at the NFL Hall of Fame Website

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2010-11-08: Hall of Fame Trifecta
 


 
Jack Ham
Jack Ham, one of the greatest outside linebackers in pro football history, retired after 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his prime, Ham earned the reputation of being almost a perfect player who defended the run and pass equally well and rarely made a mistake. He was not as colorful as some of his teammates, but was always one of the most popular players among the fans. Steeler fans appreciated Jack Ham's accomplishments on the field and his quiet class off it. His ability was reco .....more»

Jack's Career Stats

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2010-11-15: Jack, Jim and Mel
 


 
Jackie Sherrill
An offensive fullback and defensive linebacker at the University of Alabama, Sherrill graduated in 1967 and served as an assistant coach at several schools before taking over as head coach at Washington State University in 1976. He had a 3-8-0 record in just one season there before going to Pittsburgh University in 1977. Sherrill's Pittsburgh teams went 50-9-1 over five seasons and his 1983 squad was ranked second in the nation. In 1981, Sherrill became athletic director and head coach at Texas .....more»

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2010-05-12: The State of Sports Radio & The Big 10 Expansion
 


 
James Lofton
Lofton won the long jump at the 1978 NCAA Track and Field Championships with a wind-aided jump of 26 feet 11¾ inches. He won the long jump at the 1974 CIF California State Meet with a jump of 24 feet 3½ inches after placing sixth in this meet the year before. He was also a sprinter of note, with a best of 20.7 in the 200 meter dash. He has been an active participant in Masters track and field since 1997. Lofton graduated from Stanford University. As a senior in 1977, Lofton received 57 passes f .....more»

James' Career Stats

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2010-12-13: James, Bob & Dick
 


 
Jan Stenerud
Jan Stenerud, who was born November 26, 1942, in Fetsund, Norway, was an outstanding ski jumper who attended Montana State on a skiing scholarship. Late in his sophomore year, Stenerud was spotted kicking a football by the college's baseball coach who relayed the news of the Norwegian's abilities to the football coach. For the next two years, he starred on the varsity football team with a then-record 59-yard field goal and 82 points scored as a senior. The Kansas City Chiefs were so impressed t .....more»

Jan's Career Stats

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2010-10-25: Through the Uprights with Jan Stenerud
 


 
Jay Hilgenberg
Hilgenberg came from a stellar football pedigree (Uncle Wally played linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings) but still went undrafted in 1981. For the Bears, he would play on special teams and wait patiently behind veteran Dan Neal for his first three seasons, but midway through the 1983 season he took over as starter at center and didn't look back. Hilgenberg earned his first Pro Bowl berth in 1985 and would play the position in that game for the NFC for seven straight seasons. His presence on th .....more»



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2009-04-24: Bears Draft Day Preview
 


 
Jim Morrissey
Jim Morrissey played eight seasons with the Bears. He appeared in 106 games with 56 starts and registered 430 tackles, nine interceptions and one sack. Winning a Super Bowl ring as a rookie on one of the most revered teams in Chicago sports history was the highlight of his career.

Morrissey finished his career by playing a final season with the rival Green Bay Packers in 1993.

Morrissey is currently working as a financial consultant. .....more»




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2008-11-14: Jim Morrissey
 


 
Jim Taylor
Taylor was selected by the Packers in the second round of the 1958 NFL Draft, the 15th overall pick. He holds many Packers' records, including career rushing yards, touchdowns, single-season touchdowns. He won the NFL rushing title in 1962, the only season that Jim Brown did not lead the league during his nine year career. Taylor's single-season yardage mark (1474) was not surpassed by a Packer until Ahman Green ran for 1883 yards in 2003 (a 16 game season as opposed to the 14 game 1962 season). .....more»

Jim's Career Stats

Appears:
2010-09-29: A Full Slate
 


 
Jim Langer
A 1987 inductee into the NFL Hall of Fame, Langer signed with the Miami Dolphins as a free agent in 1970. He became a starter in that perfect 1972 season, when he played every offensive down and needed help on just three of 500 blocking assignments for Coach Don Shula’s club. An all-pro and all-AFC selection for five straight seasons, the center played in three Super Bowls and six Pro Bowls. .....more»

Jim Langer at the NFL Hall of Fame Website

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2010-11-08: Hall of Fame Trifecta
 


 
Jim Otto
After no National Football League team showed interest in the undersized center, Otto signed with the Oakland Raiders of the new American Football League. He was issued jersey number 50 for the AFL's inaugural season, 1960, but switched to his familiar 00 the next season. The AFL permitted the unusual number because it was a pun on Otto's name (aught-oh). Otto worked diligently to build his body up to his playing weight of 250 pounds. For the next fifteen years, Otto became a fixture at center f .....more»

Jim Otto NFL Hall of Fame Page

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2010-11-15: Jack, Jim and Mel
 


 
Joe Cribbs
Joe played collegiately at Auburn University along with future NFL backs William Andrews and James Brooks. He began his professional career in 1980 with the Buffalo Bills. After being drafted in the second round of the 1980 NFL Draft, Cribbs went on to start all 16 games of his rookie year with Buffalo, finishing with 1185 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. His performance earned him consensus UPI AFL-AFC Rookie of the Year honors and a spot in the Pro Bowl, the only rookie chosen as a starter tha .....more»

Joe's Career Stats

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2009-11-04: Back in the Huddle
 


 
Joe DeLamielleure
In the 1970s, Joe DeLamielleure and his Buffalo Bills offensive line mates were dubbed the “Electric Company,” because they “turned the Juice loose.” The “Juice” of course was Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson. An All-America and three-time All-Big Ten performer at Michigan State, “Joe D” as he was known, was selected in the first round of the 1973 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. At first, when he failed his physical, it seemed he would never play pro football. Fortunately, further tests s .....more»

Joe's Career Stats

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2010-10-11: Alan Page and Joe Delamielleure
 


 
Joey Meyer
For thirteen seasons Meyer served as head coach for the Blue Demons (1984-1997) accomplishing a 231-158 record. His tenure included six seasons with twenty or more wins, seven appearances in the NCAA Tournament, and three trips to the NIT. Meyer was honored as the CBS Chevrolet Coach of the Year in 1987. Meyer previously served as an assistant coach at DePaul under his father, Ray Meyer. He is currently the head coach of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the Indiana Pacers' affiliate in the NBA Develop .....more»

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Website

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2010-04-07: Dez, Joey & Earl of Baltimore
 


 
Keith Moreland
Keith Moreland is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and San Diego Padres. In 1989, the final year of his career, he played for the Detroit Tigers, then the Baltimore Orioles. He helped the Cubs win the 1984 National League Eastern Division championship. His best year was in 1985 with the Cubs, when he batted .307 (14 HR, 106 RBI, 12 SB). He also had a good year in 1987, with 27 HR and 88 RBI. He is currently the color analyst fo .....more»



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2009-05-22: A Look Back at the Career of Fergie Jenkins
 


 
Keith Van Horne
Keith played college football at the University of Southern California where he was an All-America tackle.Van Horne played offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears from 1981 though 1993. Wearing jersey number 78, he was a member of the 1985 Chicago Bears team, winners of Super Bowl XX.Van Horne was married to Eleanor Mondale from 1988 to 1989. He currently lives in the Chicago suburbs. .....more»



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2009-04-24: Bears Draft Day Preview
 


 
Kevin Butler
Kevin Butler attended and played football for the Georgia Bulldogs. Butler placekicked 77 field goals and 122 extra points, a total of 353 points. In his four years (1981-84) Georgia had a 38-8-2 record, was in two Sugar Bowls, one Cotton Bowl Classic, and one Citrus Bowl. His accuracy on attempts 50 yards or longer, 52.4 percent, was an NCAA record. His longest field goal was 62 yards against Clemson in 1984. This kick decided the game for Georgia 26-23. He had other field goals of 59, 53, and .....more»

Kevin's NFL Career Stats

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2009-10-14: Da Coach
 


 
Kris Haines
Kris Haines caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Joe Montana as time expired to cap Notre Dame's 35-34 comeback victory over Houston in the 1979 Cotton Bowl. The Fighting Irish scored 23 unanswered points in the last 7½ minutes to rally from a 34-12 deficit. Both the quarterback and receiver who connected on that winning touchdown pass were battling illnesses. Montana had hypothermia that day and made it through the game only after consuming some chicken soup. Haines had a fever that prevented .....more»



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2009-02-27: A Chicago Original
 


 
Lamarr Hoyt
The son of Dewey Hoyt, a minor league pitcher in 1947 and 1948, La Marr Hoyt was selected by the New York Yankees in the fifth round of the 1973 amateur draft and was traded to the Chicago White Sox in 1977 along with Oscar Gamble and minor leaguer Bob Polinsky for Bucky Dent. In 1978, he went 18-4 with a 2.90 ERA for the Appleton Foxes of the Midwest League. Hoyt reached the majors in 1979 and bounced between the rotation and the bullpen until 1982, when he became a regular starter for the Sox .....more»

Lamarr's Career Stats

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2010-08-25: Lamarr and Darrell
 


 
Larry Wilson
Despite his skill and adaptability, Wilson was not drafted until the 7th round of the 1960 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. After originally playing as a cornerback, Wilson switched to free safety, and it was here that he found his place on the team. Not long after Wilson made the team, Defensive coordinator Chuck Drulis crafted a play that called for the free safety to take part in a blitz. The play was code-named "Wildcat", after Wilson's nickname. When the Cardinals first ran the safety .....more»

Larry's Career Stats

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2010-12-27: Up to 49
 


 
Lee Roy Selmon
Lee Roy joined brothers Lucious and Dewey Selmon on the University of Oklahoma defensive line in 1972. He blossomed into a star in 1974, anchoring one of the best defenses in Sooner history. The Sooners were NCAA Division I-A national football champions in 1974 and 1975. Selmon won the Lombardi Award and the Outland Trophy in 1975. OU Head Coach Barry Switzer called him the best player he ever coached, and College Football News placed him as the 39th best college player of all time. He was known .....more»

Lee Roy's Page at the NFL Hall of Fame

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2010-12-06: Roger and Lee Roy
 


 
Lem Barney
Although he was a three-time All-Southwestern Conference star who had intercepted 26 passes in three seasons at Jackson State, Lem Barney was a comparative unknown when he joined the National Football League as a second-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions in 1967. It took only a few games, however, for the 6-0, 188-pound speedster to become widely respected as one of the premier comerbacks in pro football. Barney originally was tested as a wide receiver but his exceptional skills as a defende .....more»

Lem's Career Stats

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2010-09-08: Hall of Fame Day
 


 
Len Dawson
Retired National Football League quarterback Len Dawson currently serves as a sportscaster for KMBC-TV in Kansas City. Dawson played 19 seasons of professionalfootball. After attending Purdue University, Dawson was drafted fifth overall in the 1957 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Following the 1959 season, Dawson was traded to theCleveland Browns. In 1962, he signed with the Dallas Texans in the American Football League where he was selected as the AFL MVP. He joined the NFL the next year .....more»

Len's Career Stats

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2011-01-03: The End of the Line
 


 
Lew Freedman
Lew Freedman is the author of many sports books. His works include books on Fergie Jenkins, the Chicago Bears, and the Boston Celtics. .....more»



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2009-05-22: A Look Back at the Career of Fergie Jenkins
 


 
Marv Levy
In 1986, when Marv Levy was chosen to direct the fortunes of the Buffalo Bills, he brought with him more than 30 years of coaching experience. A graduate of Coe College, Levy began his pro coaching career in 1969 as kicking teams coach for the Philadelphia Eagles before joining George Allen’s staff as a special teams coach for the Los Angeles Rams in 1970. He followed Allen to Washington in 1971, where he served as the Redskins special teams coach for two seasons. Levy then served as the head c .....more»

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2010-08-04: Hall of Fame Coach Marv Levy
 


 
Mel Renfro
Renfro was drafted by the Cowboys in the second round of the 1964 NFL Draft. He was initially placed as a safety, but was switched to cornerback in his fifth season. The speedy Renfro (4.65 40-yd dash) became an exceptional threat to wide receivers. Mel led the NFL with 10 interceptions in 1969. Renfro was selected to the Pro Bowl in each of his first ten seasons in the League, including five All-Pro selections in 1964, 1965, 1969, 1971, and 1973.[1] Mel also was a significant threat on special .....more»

Mel's Career Stats

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2010-11-15: Jack, Jim and Mel
 


 
Mike Mulligan
Mike Mulligan is a native Chicagoan...An award winning Journalist...Mike has worked for the Chicago Sun times for 24 years...He is currently the NFL Columnist...Mike "Mully" Mulligan is the current host of the Score's Morning show, The Mully and Hanley Show along side fellow Sun times write, Brian Hanley...Mike grew up on the Southside of Chicago, and gradated from Loyola University. Mike is huge White Sox fan and lives in the Northern Suburbs with his wife Kris and their three children. .....more»



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2008-11-21: North and Mulligan
 


 
Mike Hollis
Mike Hollis began his kicking career back in 1985 serving as the kicker on his junior high school football team and continuing throughout high school, college and eventually the NFL. Mike began his professional career in 1994 with the San Diego Chargers (pre-season only) and retired in 2003, spending 7 years with the Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 year with the Buffalo Bills, and 1 year with the New York Giants. During that time, Mike connected on 200 of 250 field goals (80%), scored 879 points, had .....more»

Mike Hollis' ProForm Kicking Academy

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2010-06-09: Here Come the Hawks!
 


 
Mike Marshall
Mike had an 11 year career, from 1981 to 1991 in Major League Baseball. He played for the Los Angeles Dodgersand New York Mets, both of the National League, and the Boston Red Sox and California Angels, both of the American League. He also played one season in Japan for the Nippon Ham Fighters in1992. During the course of his career, Marshall played first base, third base, outfield and designated hitter. Marshall has two World Series rings from the Dodgers' 1981 and 1988 World Series, in which h .....more»



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2010-07-28: Baseball and Recruiting
 


 
Mike Ditka
ike Ditka is best known as the loud-mouthed, caricature-like figure, who coached the Chicago Bears to their Superbowl championship in 1986. Ditka himself played for the Chicago Bears, leading them to championships in the 1960s. Born in a town just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1939, Ditka grew up playing every sport imaginable but excelled at football. He was a successful three sport athlete throughout high school, and drew the attention of many college football teams. He was recruited .....more»

Mike Ditka.com

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2009-10-14: Da Coach
 


 
Mike McCormack
McCormack was drafted by the New York Yanks in the 1951 NFL Draft. After one year of play, he then served two years of military service in the United States Army before being traded to the Browns. In his first season with the team, he played on the defensive line, with his fumble recovery in the 1954 NFL Championship game against the Detroit Lions helping set up an important early touchdown. The following season, he was shifted to offensive tackle and helped the Browns once again capture the NFL .....more»

Mike's Hall of Fame Profile

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2010-12-20: Mike, Steve & Dexter
 


 
Milt Pappas
A 17-year MLB veteran, Pappas, nicknamed “Gimpy,” pitched for the Baltimore Orioles (1957–1965), Cincinnati Reds (1966–1968), Atlanta Braves (1968–1970) and Chicago Cubs (1970–1973). A control specialist, Pappas pitched in 520 games, starting 465, with 209 wins, 164 losses, 43 shutouts, 1728 strikeouts and a 3.40 ERA in 3186.0 innings pitched. .....more»

Milt's Career Stats

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2010-12-07: Remembering Ron
 


 
Moose Skowron
Moose Skowron is a former Major League Baseball player, primarily a first baseman. He is currently a Community Relations Representative for the White Sox. Skowron was born in Chicago, Illinois, and is of Polish descent. His father was a garbage collector. After his grandfather gave the seven year old Skowron a haircut that looked like the dictator's and his friends jokingly called him "Mussolini", his family shortened the nickname to "Moose."[1] The name stuck throughout his career. "Moose" at .....more»



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2009-05-29: Chicago Sports Stories with Moose Skowron and Eddie Olczyk
 


 
Murray Bannerman
Murray spent most of his career with the Chicago Blackhawks. In 1983, he was a part of the Campbell Conference's roster at the 35th National Hockey League All-Star Game. Murray's career started with the Vancouver Canucks in the 1977 season, where he played one period for the team. It ended with the 1988 season with the Hawks. Tony Esposito's backup for the early portion of his career, Murray Bannerman finally got a chance to shine in the first round of the 1982 playoffs. He won his first two gam .....more»



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2010-03-17: Brackets and Moose and Hawks... Oh My!
 


 
Neil Armstrong
Armstrong played college football at Oklahoma A & M from 1943-1946, and was drafted in the first round (eighth overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. Playing both at wide receiver and defensive back, Armstrong helped the team capture the NFL championship in both 1948 and 1949. Armstrong concluded his playing career in the early 1950s playing for the CFL\'s Winnipeg Blue Bombers. In 1962, Armstrong\'s professional coaching career began when he was hired as an assistant coach w .....more»



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2010-09-15: Neil, Raymond and Ron
 


 
Nick Setta
Nick is currently playing with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Setta played college ball at the University of Notre Dame. His high school career was played at Lockport Township High School in Lockport, Illinois, his birthplace. Nick played four seasons (2000-03) at Notre Dame and successfully kicked 46 of 66 field goal attempts, the second most field goals in Notre Dame football history. The New Orleans Saints signed Setta as an un-drafted free-agent on May 13 of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played for th .....more»



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2009-03-13: A Touch of the Irish
 


 
Otis Wilson
Otis Wilson was born in Brooklyn, NY and became the #1 draft choice for the Chicago Bears in 1980 after graduating from The University of Louisville. Wilson's career with the Bears spanned from 1980 - 1988, during that time he appeared in the Pro-Bowl twice once in 1983-84 season and again in season 1985-1986. Playing starting linebacker, Wilson was a part of the top-ranked and most feared defensive team which held up 11 of 16 opponents to 10 points or less. Which led to a Super Bowl Championsh .....more»

The Otis Wilson Foundation

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2009-08-05: Former Bear Otis Wilson, plus Tim Terryll
 


 
Pat Fitzgerald
An assistant football coach for the Wildcats from 2001 through the summer of 2006, Fitzgerald was named Northwestern's 29th head coach on July 7, 2006, succeeding Randy Walker, who died suddenly on June 29, 2006. He was the youngest head football coach among Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) schools until Lane Kiffin (six months younger) was hired by Tennessee on Dec. 1, 2008.Named one of college football's top recruiters by SI.com in 2005, Fitzgerald played an integral role in b .....more»

Northwestern Football Website

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2009-09-16: Talking Wildcats Football
 


 
Phillip Daniels
Phillip Daniel is a veteran defensive end in the NFL. He's spent the past five years as a Washington Redskin, with previous stops in Seattle and Chicago. .....more»



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2010-03-03: Phillip Daniels from the Redskins
 


 
Pierre Pilote
His teammates and friends called him "Pete" and although he was a small man, he was one of the most feared defensemen of Original Six hockey in the NHL. Pierre Pilote was born in Kenogami, Quebec, but his family moved to Fort Erie, Ontario, when he was young. He learned to skate as a child, but between the ages 14 and 17 he never played at all because the local rink burned down and he had nowhere to go. As a result, Pilote didn't play his first game of organized hockey until he was 17, and even .....more»

Pierre Pilote on Wikipedia

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2010-06-09: Here Come the Hawks!
 


 
Pierre Pilote
His teammates and friends called him "Pete" and although he was a small man, he was one of the most feared defensemen of Original Six hockey in the NHL. Pierre Pilote was born in Kenogami, Quebec, but his family moved to Fort Erie, Ontario, when he was young. He learned to skate as a child, but between the ages 14 and 17 he never played at all because the local rink burned down and he had nowhere to go. As a result, Pilote didn't play his first game of organized hockey until he was 17, and even .....more»

Pierre's Blackhawks Stats

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2010-12-17: 1961 Blackhawks Tribute
 


 
Randy Cross
Randy Cross, who returned to CBS Sports in 1998 as an analyst for THE NFL ON CBS, returned to the announce booth as a game analyst for the 2002 NFL season and will call games for the 2009 NFL season, as well as selected games for CBS College Sports Network. He spent three years as an analyst on THE NFL TODAY, the CBS Television Network's NFL studio show. Cross had previously worked for the Network as a game analyst from 1989 to 1993 and was a member of the CBS Sports team that covered the NFC D .....more»

Become a friend of Randy on Facebook

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2010-02-17: A Full House
 


 
Raymond Clayborn
Raymond Clayborn is a former NFL cornerback who played for the New England Patriots (1977-1989) and Cleveland Browns (1990, 1991). Before his NFL career, he played for the University of Texas at Austin. Clayborn had a superb career with the Patriots, making the Pro Bowl 3 times. As a rookie, he returned 28 kickoffs for 869 yards and a league leading 3 touchdowns, giving him an NFL best 31 yards per return average. His best season was in 1985, recording 6 interceptions and assisting his team to .....more»

Raymond's Career Stats

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2010-08-04: Hall of Fame Coach Marv Levy
 


 
Raymond Berry
Raymond Emmett Berry played wide receiver for the Baltimore Colts during their two NFL championship wins. He later had a career in coaching, highlighted by his trip to Super Bowl XX as head coach of the New England Patriots. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. .....more»

Raymond's Career Stats

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2010-09-15: Neil, Raymond and Ron
 


 
Ricky Watters
Ricky Watters was born on April 7, 1969 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Notre Dame to play football for head coach Lou Holtz. After serving as a backup his freshman year, Watters took on a starting role as a sophomore, but instead of a running back, he was used as a receiver. The move worked and Watters led the team in receiving and helped Notre Dame win a national championship. He was moved back to running back as a junior and led his team to an Orange Bowl victory ov .....more»

Click Here to Visit His Website

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2010-04-14: Conrad, Rickey & Fred
 


 
Roger Wehrli
"Roger the Dodger" made his mark out of King City, Mo., as a standout defensive back and kick returner during three seasons at MU. A letterman in 1966-67-68, Wehrli set eight MU records including most interceptions in as season (7 in 1968) and most in a game (3 vs. Oklahoma State in 1968) and led the nation in punt returns in 1968. Wehrli was all-Big Eight in 1967 and '68 and all-America in '68. He played in four all-star games following his senior year -the Senior Bowl, Hula Bowl, Coaches All-A .....more»

Roger's Career Stats

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2010-12-06: Roger and Lee Roy
 


 
Ron Kittle
I was born Ronald Dale Kittle on January 5, 1958 in Gary, Indiana. I am a former Major League Baseball player who played both as a left fielder and as a designated hitter. I was mostly known for my homerun power. From 1982 through 1991, I played for the Chicago White Sox (1982-86, 1989, 1991), New York Yankees (1986-87), Cleveland Indians (1988) and Baltimore Orioles (1990). I attended William A. Wirt high school. I was a 3-sport athlete in high school. I never thought I played one better than .....more»

Click here to visit his website

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2009-06-19: At the Plate with Ron Kittle
 


 
Ron Yary
Ron Yary joined the Minnesota Vikings as the first player chosen in the 1968 AFL-NFL Draft. His 15-season, 207-game career included 14 years with the Vikings from 1968 to 1981 and a final season with the Los Angeles Rams in 1982. Yary won the starting right tackle job on the Vikings offensive line in his second season and remained as a fixture at that spot throughout his Minnesota tenure. The 6-5, 255-pound Yary possessed speed, agility, intelligence, aggressiveness, a hard work ethic and size .....more»

Ron Yary at the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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2010-09-15: Neil, Raymond and Ron
 


 
Ron Mix
From 1960 to 1972, Ron Mix was a 10-time All-League and All-Pro offensive lineman with the American Football League San Diego and Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders. A University of Southern California All-America in 1959, he was the first draft choice of both the National Football League’s Baltimore Colts and AFL vs. Boston Patriots. The Patriots traded their rights to Mix to the Los Angeles Chargers in 1960, and one year later the franchise moved to San Diego, where he starred at both o .....more»

Ron's Hall of Fame Page

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2011-01-03: The End of the Line
 


 
Ruben Brown
Ruben was drafted by the Buffalo Bills 14th overall in the 1995 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh. Brown played nine seasons for the Bills and four more for the Chicago Bears, starting all 181 games in which he played. He was a four-time All-Pro and nine-time Pro Bowl selection, including eight consecutive Pro Bowl selections with the Bills from 1996 to 2003. He is the older brother of former NFL linebacker Cornell Brown. Brown currently co-hosts The Enforcers, a weekly televis .....more»

Click Here to Visit His Website

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2010-02-24: The Ickey Shuffle
 


 
Russ Grimm
Russ is a former guard for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. As a collegian, he was an All-American center at the University of Pittsburgh. As a professional, Grimm had multi-selections to both the All-Pro and Pro Bowl teams, and will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010. Grimm played 11 seasons for the Redskins and was a first team selection to the NFL 1980s All-Decade Team. He is currently the assistant head coach and offensive line coach for the Arizon .....more»

Click here for more about Russ

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2010-02-17: A Full House
 


 
Skip Holtz
Louis Leo (Skip) Holtz, Jr. (born March 12, 1964 in Willimantic, Connecticut) is the Head Football coach of the University of South Florida football team. For the previous five years, he served as the head coach of the East Carolina University football team. Skip was the head coach of the Connecticut Huskies football team between 1994 and 1998 and an assistant head coach for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks between 1998 and 2004. .....more»

Read Skip's Full Bio

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2010-06-02: Dropping the Puck
 


 
Steve McMichael
Steven “Mongo” McMichael is a former NFL defensive tackle who played in the league for 14 years for the New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, and the Green Bay Packers. He was also a professional wrestler for four years, and is currently the head coach of the Chicago Slaughter of the Continental Indoor Football League. Steve "Mongo" McMichael was drafted out of Texas in 1980 by the New England Patriots. He was acquired by the Chicago Bears as a free agent in 1981. He would become one of their st .....more»

Click here to visit his website

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2009-02-20: Mongo and Ed Farmer
 


 
Steve Clarkson
Mr. Clarkson is recognized on all levels as one of the nation's utmost authorities on the quarterback position. His success as a quarterback coach, combined with the personal relationships he developed as a player and a coach, have given his students a much greater chance of getting to the next level. Not only a quarterback coach, Steve excels as an offensive coordinator, having produced city championships (Carson HS), record setting quarterbacks (Perry Klein - Pacific Palisades, David Koral - .....more»

Steve Clarkson's Dreammakers Website

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2010-05-19: Quarterbacks and a Running Back
 


 
Steve Largent
Despite an All-American career at the University of Tulsa, Largent was not selected until the fourth round of the 1976 NFL draft by the Houston Oilers. After four preseason games, he was slated to be cut, but was instead traded to the expansion Seattle Seahawks for a 1977 eighth-round pick. Largent spent thirteen years with the Seahawks, and, while not particularly fast, was extremely sure-handed. He was selected to the NFL Pro Bowl seven times, and was the first Seahawk to earn that honor. In 1 .....more»

Steve's Career Stats

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2010-12-20: Mike, Steve & Dexter
 


 
Tom Flores
Thomas R. \"Tom\" Flores (born March 21, 1937 in Fresno, California) is a retired American football quarterback and coach. He is currently a radio announcer for the Oakland Raiders. Tom Flores can be heard on KSFO (560 AM) during the radio broadcasts of Raiders games. Tom Flores graduated from the University of the Pacific in 1958, but was unable to find a job in professional football. He was cut by the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL in 1958, and then by the Washington Redskins of the NFL in 195 .....more»

Tom Flores Career Stats

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2010-08-11: Tom Flores, Gary Gaetti, and Mike Mulligan
 


 
Tom Mack
Although he played at the relatively obscure position of left guard on the offensive line, Tom Mack gained a lion’s share of attention during his 13 star-studded seasons with the Los Angeles Rams from 1966 through 1978. He never missed a game during his 184-game tenure, a consecutive game streak third in Rams’ history behind only Jack Youngblood and Merlin Olsen. During the years that Mack played, the Rams enjoyed 12 winning seasons in 13 and compiled a .720 won-lost record (129-48-7). They won .....more»

Tom's Hall of Fame Bio

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2010-11-01: NFL Hall of Famers Bob Lilly and Tom Mack
 


 
Warren Moon
Prior to the 1978 NFL Draft, some NFL scouts suggested that since University of Washington quarterback Warren Moon had played in a rollout rather than a drop-back passing offense, he would be a mid-round pick. Others speculated that since only one African American quarterback, James Harris, had achieved any measurable success in the NFL, Moon would have to play some other position. Regardless of which misguided reason motivated NFL scouts, Moon remained confident of his abilities and opted to si .....more»

Warren's Carreer Stats

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2009-04-17: NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon
 


 
Willy Roy
Willy Roy is a retired U.S. soccer forward and coach. He played for several teams in the National Professional Soccer League and the North American Soccer League in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as the United States national team from 1965 to 1973. He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame. .....more»

Willy Roy Soccer

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2009-06-12: The Sting's Willy Roy & Bears QB Caleb Hanie
 


 
Willy Lanier
Willie Lanier played middle linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs for 11 seasons from 1967 through 1977. As the first African-American to star at that demanding position, he not only was a true pioneer but also the key man on one of the National Football League's strongest defensive teams. At 6-1 and 245 pounds, he presented an awesome image to any quarterback who lined up against him. He become known and respected for his ability to track down enemy ball carriers and devastate them with the fo .....more»

Willie's Career Stats

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2010-11-29: A Lineup of Linebackers
 


 
Y.A. Tittle
Born Yelberton Abraham Tittle on October 24, 1926 in Marshall, Texas, this Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee is better known as Y.A. to his fans. Tittle began is football career by playing college football at Louisiana State. He then began his pro football career with the Baltimore Colts of the All-American Football Conference in 1948, but in 1950 he joined the San Francisco 49ers. After playing for them through ten seasons, Tittle was traded to the New York Giants. As a Giant, Tittle set an N .....more»

Y.A. Tittle's Official Website

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2010-12-27: Up to 49
 


 
Yale Lary
Detroit Lions fans recall Yale Lary in many different ways. Some remember him as a superb right safety, a key cog in Detroit's fearsome defensive platoon in the 1950s and 1960s. Others will tell you he was one of history's truly great punters. Still others say it was his breakaway ability on punt returns that set him apart from all the rest. In reality, each assessment is correct because the multi-talented Texas A&M product did all of those things superbly well during his 11 years with the Lions .....more»

Yale's Career Stats

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2010-09-29: A Full Slate