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  • Mike Ditka has 'no respect' for Kaepernick: 'Don't like our flag ... get the hell out'

    09/23/2016 12:30:46 PM PDT · by Kazan · 39 replies
    CBS Sportlsine ^ | 9/23.2016 | Will Brinson
    Former Bears coach Mike Ditka is a very conservative human being. There is no debating this. So it wouldn't be surprising to see him come down on the opposite side of Colin Kaepernick when it comes to the 49ers quarterback's protest against the national anthem and the American flag. But Ditka's got a pretty aggressive message for Kap, one he delivered while interviewing with CBS Sports Radio affiliate 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, saying he can "get the hell out" of America if he doesn't "like our flag." "I think it's a problem...anybody who disrespects this country and the flag,"...
  • Mike Ditka on Ferguson: ‘I don’t want to hear about this hands-up crap’

    12/03/2014 10:55:52 AM PST · by PROCON · 24 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Dec. 3, 2014 | Douglas Ernst
    Bears legend and NFL Hall of Fame coach Mike Ditka weighed in on the Rams players who took to the field with the “Hands up, don’t shoot!” gesture as a Ferguson protest before Sunday’s game, and he isn’t a fan. “Da Coach” said it was “a shame” how events have unfolded since a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, decided not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Aug. 9 killing of Michael Brown.“I understand what the Rams’ take on this was. I’m embarrassed for the players more than anything. They want to take a political stand on this? Well,...
  • 'Kodiak' Series Shows Truth About Bear Hunting

    05/12/2014 4:10:38 PM PDT · by kingattax · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-12-14 | by AWR HAWKINS
    A new series on The Discovery Channel will show why bear hunting is more than just a sport. Filmed on Alaska's Kodiak Island, Kodiak will not only give viewers a glimpse into a world where bear hunting is a way of life, but it will also demonstrate the biological and scientific rationale behind controlling the population of "the largest land carnivore on the planet: the Kodiak brown bear," according to a Discovery Channel press release. The series "chronicles the lives of the Mays, the Hollands, and the Cusacks," who are "three multi-generational families risking it all to make a living"...
  • Chicago's Sam Hurd cut from team after drug arrest, GM says

    12/16/2011 1:00:41 PM PST · by ColdOne · 15 replies
    Cnn ^ | 12/16/11 | Eliott C. McLaughlin
    According to the complaint, Hurd, 26, whose base salary was $685,000 this year, met with a confidential informant and federal agent at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Rosemont, Illinois, on Wednesday. There, the complaint says, he told the pair that he and another person were running 4 kilograms of cocaine into the Chicago area each week, but his supplier couldn’t keep up. He then allegedly worked out a deal to receive 5 to 10 kilograms of coke (at $25,000 apiece) and half a ton of marijuana (at $450 a pound) per week. For the math-challenged, that’s a minimum of $575,000 worth...
  • Member of '85 Bears Snubs Obama Invitation ("not a fan" of Hussein)

    09/28/2011 1:30:02 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 23 replies
    WLS ^ | 9/28/11 | Adam Zielinski
    CHICAGO (WLS) - Former Chicago Bears defensive tackle Dan Hampton says he will not be joining his fellow teammates when they visit the White House next month. Hampton, a member of the Bears 1985 Super Bowl championship team, made the comments on Chicago's Mully and Hanley radio show Monday. "It's my personal choice," the four-time Pro Bowler said. "I don't choose to go." Hampton said he was bothered that the invitation did not include players' wives and children and added, "Secondly, I’m not a fan of the guy in the White House, and third, it was 25 years ago. Let...
  • Anyone watch the Vikings-Bears game?

    12/20/2010 11:08:14 PM PST · by Strk321 · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Some game, huh? Outdoor football returns to Minnesota! (even though it was a blowout loss). Oh, and give Brett Favre a hand for trying. (clap clap clap)
  • [Detroit] Lions news is bad news

    12/12/2006 10:07:00 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 419 replies · 3,799+ views ^ | December 12, 2006 | Os Davis
    ...With a record of 2-11, the silver-and-Honolulu blue are firmly entrenched at No. 32 on any power poll in this spiral arm of the galaxy. Entrenched, that is, until another loss drops them behind Ohio State, Florida and the Hamburg Sea Devils. Think it can't get worse? Hey, this is the Lions. NFL schedule makers saw fit to arrange the endgame Kitty Cats' so, so long season likewise: at the Green Bay Packers where the Lions haven't won since a guy named Brett Favre took over there (that's right, 1992); against the Chicago Bears in a game which figures to...
  • Obama sticks with Bush-era polar bear rule

    05/08/2009 11:16:33 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies · 796+ views
    MSNBC ^ | May 8, 2009
    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will retain a Bush-era rule for polar bears, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Friday, in a move that angered activists who noted the rule limits what can be done to protect the species from global warming. The administration had faced a weekend deadline to decide whether it should allow government agencies to cite the federal Endangered Species Act, which protects the bear, to impose limits on greenhouse gases from power plants, factories and automobiles even if the emissions occur thousands of miles from where the polar bear lives. "We must do all we can to...
  • Cutler, Ron Turner Have Rocky History

    04/04/2009 9:28:55 AM PDT · by JZelle · 10 replies · 653+ views ^ | 4-3-09 | Aaron Wilson
    Newly-acquired Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is known for holding a grudge, and he still seems to be holding one against Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner stemming from an old recruiting dispute, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Sun-Times. Citing people close to Cutler and a Denver Post column, some fences may need to be mended between Cutler and Turner now that they’re going to work together. As a high school senior in southern Indiana, Cutler accepted a scholarship to Illinois where Turner was the head coach at the time. Cutler committed without visiting campus, though, and when he...
  • Mike Ditka for Senate, again

    01/06/2009 4:15:50 PM PST · by Salena Zito · 14 replies · 832+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 44th Estate ^ | January 6, 2009 | salena zito
    Mike Ditka has been a lot of things in life, including that man that could have possibly beaten then Illinois state senator Barack Obama when he ran for U.S. Senate in 2004. Instead Ditka chose not to run because of business obligations, Alan Keyes did the honors and we all know how that turned out. The Pittsburgh native, Republican, and accomplished former NFL player, television commentator, and coach is now being ‘drafted’ once again to run to fill the seat vacated by Obama. A seat that remains open despite Gov. Blagojevich’s perfectly legal (yet tainted) appointment of former Illinois attorney...
  • Mike Ditka Hits the Campaign Trail With Palin

    10/31/2008 10:45:46 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 58 replies · 2,006+ views
    The Wall Sreet Journal ^ | October 31, 2008 | Elizabeth Holmes
    Sarah Palin embarked on a Pennsylvania bus tour Friday, kicking things off with a rally featuring Mike Ditka, a.k.a. da coach, pledging his support for da GOP ticket. The former Chicago Bears coach was born in Pennsylvania and gave the crowd of a few thousand a pep talk just four days before Election Day. “Thing I know about Pennsylvania, you’re great people, you’re hardworking people-no nonsense people, and that’s what this is all about,” Ditka said.
  • Bears halfback Benson pepper sprayed, charged

    05/04/2008 2:06:42 PM PDT · by mainepatsfan · 16 replies · 99+ views
    Bears' Benson charged with boating while intoxicated, resisting arrest news services Updated: May 4, 2008, 4:00 PM ET AUSTIN, Texas -- Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson failed a sobriety test while operating a 30-foot boat, then resisted arrest before being hit with pepper spray and dragged ashore by officers. Benson faces charges of boating while intoxicated and resisting arrest after the incident Saturday night on Lake Travis, Travis County Sheriff's Department spokesman Roger Wade said. Both charges are misdemeanors. Benson was released from jail early Sunday on a $14,500 bond. A call to Benson's agent was not immediately...
  • Official NFL Week Six Live Thread

    10/14/2007 8:36:43 AM PDT · by mainepatsfan · 288 replies · 340+ views
    NFL WEEK SIX LIVE THREAD October 14 1:00PM ET - CBS @ @ @ @ 1:00PM ET - FOX @ @ @ @ 4:05PM ET - FOX @ 4:15PM ET - CBS @ @ 8:15PM ET - NBC @ October 15 8:30PM ET - ESPN @ BYE
  • Official NFL Week Five Live Thread

    10/07/2007 8:05:45 AM PDT · by mainepatsfan · 378 replies · 2,939+ views
    NFL WEEK FIVE LIVE THREAD October 7 1:00PM ET - CBS @ @ @ @ 1:00PM ET - FOX @ @ @ @ @ 4:05PM ET - FOX @ 4:15PM ET - CBS @ @ 8:15PM ET - NBC @ October 8 8:30PM ET - ESPN @ BYE
  • Official NFL Week Two Live Thread

    09/16/2007 9:26:39 AM PDT · by mainepatsfan · 491 replies · 2,020+ views
    NFL WEEK TWO LIVE THREAD September 16 1:00PM ET - FOX @ @ @ @ 1:00PM ET - CBS @ @ @ @ 4:05PM ET - FOX @ @ @ 4:15PM ET - CBS @ @ @ 8:15PM ET - NBC @ September 17 8:30PM ET - ESPN @
  • The Official 2007 NFL Week One Live Thread

    09/06/2007 2:43:24 PM PDT · by mainepatsfan · 483 replies · 3,606+ views
    NFL WEEK ONE LIVE THREAD September 6th 8:30PM EST - NBC @ September 9th 1:00PM EST - CBS @ @ @ @ @ @ 1:00PM EST - FOX @ @ @ 4:15PM EST - FOX @ @ @ 8:15PM EST - NBC @ September 10th 7:00PM EST - ESPN @ 10:15PM EST - ESPN @
  • RJ's Famous NFL Picks, Week One

    09/04/2007 11:02:39 PM PDT · by rob88888 · 47 replies · 2,228+ views
    BlogCritics ^ | September 5th, 2007 | RJ Elliott
    Atlanta (7-9) at Minnesota (6-10) - 1:00 PM The Falcons missed the playoffs last year by losing their final three games. And now they've lost noted animal-lover and PETA spokesman Michael Vick for 12 to 60 months due to a self-inflicted injury. Vick will be replaced at QB by the lovable Joey Harrington, who won't throw for many touchdowns, but he won't be flipping off the home crowd/spreading herpes/killing dogs with his bare hands, either. The Falcons are going to need their defense to overachieve and RB Warrick Dunn to rush for 1,500+ yards just to avoid losing double-digit games...
  • “Do not post to me”

    08/28/2007 5:47:37 PM PDT · by Admin Moderator · 3,059 replies · 26,248+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 8/28/07 | Admin Moderator
    We've received many requests from freepers requesting that other freepers not post to them. There are several problems with this. 1. It's impossible for us to enforce.2. We don't have the time to enforce these requests.3. We don't have the software to keep track of these requests.4. Thick skin helps.5. Ignore the poster, if you don't reply, they won't reply. Free Republic does not need a bozo filter, bozo filters are for wimps. Final note: Trolls, troublemakers, disruptors, forum pests, malcontents, RINOs, liberals, stalkers, et al, would continue posting to (harassing) someone after being asked to stop. Conservative FReepers would...
  • Briggs charged with misdemeanor after leaving scene of accident

    08/27/2007 10:18:37 PM PDT · by Westlander · 12 replies · 308+ views
    AP ^ | August 27, 2007 | ANDREW SELIGMAN
    Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs was charged with leaving the scene of an accident after crashing his Lamborghini and abandoning it alongside an expressway on the city's North Side, Illinois State Police said. After meeting with police Monday afternoon, Briggs was also cited for failure to give immediate notice of an accident and improper lane usage, said Master Sgt. Luis Gutierrez.
  • Perdogg's Perilous Pigskin Predictions - NFL 2007

    08/19/2007 12:35:53 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 56 replies · 1,060+ views
    08.19.07 | Perdogg
    American Football Conference East W L T Pct New England (1) 12 4 0 .750 New York 8 8 0 .500 Buffalo 7 9 0 .438 Miami 7 9 0 .438 North W L T Pct Baltimore (3) 12 4 0 .750 Cincinnati 8 8 0 .500 Pittsburgh 8 8 0 .500 Cleveland 4 12 0 .250 South W L T Pct Indianapolis (4) 10 6 0 .750 Houston (6) 9 7 0 .563 Tennessee 7 9 0 .438 Jacksonville 7 9 0 .438 West W L T Pct San Diego (2) 12 4 0 .750 Denver (5) 10...