Tag Archive: Mike Ditka

Jul 07

The Sports Bank.net: Mike Ditka Finally Stops Endorsing a Product: the GOP


Chicago and NFL icon Mike Ditka has long been a product pitchman first and everything else second. The 1985 Chicago Bears season was 31 years ago; his shtick on ESPN (and every other outlet giving him a platform) has been a de facto cartoon for a very long time already. It’s been awhile since Mike …

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Sep 22

The Sports Bank.net: Mike Ditka rips Niners decision to play Aldon Smith

Mike Ditka is back to making sense again. When the mustached one picked the Chicago Bears to win it all this preseason, I thought he had officially checked out from his mind. After all, we’ve heard him espouse pro Sarah Palin propaganda recently, and his comments against Jenn Sterger in the wake of the Brett …

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Oct 02

Jeff Pearlman: Dicka


So Eddie Payton has a new book out, Walter & Me, that is (I’m pretty certain) intended to counter Sweetness. Contrary (I’m guessing) to some beliefs, I’ve got zero beef with Eddie. In the course of researching Sweetness, he granted me two lengthy sit-down interviews, and guided me toward many of the key figures from …

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