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The week before The Squared Circle opened in mid-March, owner and pro wrestler Lisa Marie Varon — better known as Victoria during her WWE days and Tara currently with TNA wrestling — sat in a corner booth of her Lincoln Park restaurant,...
Imagine Tim Tebow, not Jim McMahon, leading the Chicago Bears to the Super Bowl. While that may be a reach, former Bears coach Mike Ditka feels Tebow can succeed in the National Football League. "I think [Tebow] can play quarterback in the NFL, but...
Keith Van Horne has traveled the path Kyle Long must take as a lanky Bears offensive lineman drafted in the first round. The Bears selected Van Horne with the 11th overall pick in 1981 out of USC. Long was taken 20th Thursday night out of Oregon....
The future does not necessarily portend prologue, but the history of first-year Bears coaches warrants concern. As Marc Trestman assumes the leadership reigns for his first season in Chicago, the Bears have not had a first-year coach finish with a...
The silence in room 401 created peace and serenity. Former Bears guard Revie Sorey suffered a massive stroke on March 25, 2012, leaving the once eloquent and enthusiastic community leader barely able to utter a word. I visited my rehabbing friend...
The letter arrived in July of 1974. My writing clips had been reviewed, my references approved and interview completed. I was hired by the Chicago Tribune, even though the signature at the end of the letter sounded more like one of those fictitious...
Tribune reporterAbill that sought to limit tackling during youth and high school football practice died in committee Thursday, but its main sponsor said she would continue to press the issue. Rep. Carol Sente, D-Lincolnshire, made numerous changes to the proposed...
Special to the TribuneThe attorney who represented two sons of Mike Ditka in recent DUI cases was cited Sunday for driving on a suspended license, which resulted from the lawyer’s own arrest for DUI in October, according to court records and police. Attorney Robert...
Midway through my conversation with Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds and his wife, Aja Volkman, in Nellcote's private dining area last week, Volkman — whose band, Nico Vega, opened for Imagine Dragons earlier that night at the House of Blues...
Getting rid of Lovie Smith does not make the Bears a better team. Only replacing him with a better coach would. Jon Gruden? Hearing he's not coming down from the press box. Bill Cowher has gotten too comfortable wearing makeup. Mike Holmgren? He...
If you believe former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., going from the Canadian Football League to the Bears for a head coach as smart as Marc Trestman requires no more adjustment than, say, switching from Molson to Goose Island for a beer connoisseur....
NEW ORLEANS — When Jim Harbaugh felt Chicago's walls closing in on him during his final, fateful season as a Bears quarterback in 1993, he often sought refuge at old Halas Hall in the basement office of Geep Chryst. Chryst, the Bears' director...
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