As the Bears get set to host the Seattle Seahawks in their divisional playoff this Sunday, Chicagoans are starting to come together like they did when the Blackhawks glided toward hockey’s Stanley Cup last spring.The excitement brings to mind some words of a 19th century German philosopher: &l
Earlier this week, we challenged our sister station KUOW out of Seattle to a friendly wager over the Bears/Seahawks playoff game. Seriously, why should the mayors have all the fun? What are we wagering? Leftover pledge premiums. Here is KUOW's response and wager: So it's on!
This week, the Bears will play the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. This is the time of the year where city mayors will get together and wager home-grown items to each other based on the football game.
The 1985 Bears hold a special place in the hearts of Chicago sports fans. On the field, they decimated opponents on their way to Super Bowl victory. And off the field, their personalities were as big, or bigger than, their athletic talents.
The Chicago Bears have wrapped up the NFC North division. They did it in overwhelming fashion by blowing out the Minnesota Vikings at the ice-covered TCF Bank Stadium. Not only that, but the Chicago Bears may have ended Brett Favre's career on a sack by rookie Corey Wootton.