George Halas (aka Papa Bear) Founder of the Chicago Bears and the NFL

When you mention the name of George Halas, several things may come to mind. Born in 1895, Halas was the founder of the Chicago Bears as well as the National Football League. But he was also an outfielder for the New York Yankees and the MVP of the 1919 Rose Bowl before settling in as … Read more

Bronko Nagurski (Chicago Bears) – The Monster of the Midway

On January 8th, 2011 Marshawn Lynch went full beast mode on one of the most legendary runs of all time. The 12th man crowd stomped so hard in excitement; it generated seismic activity mimicking an earthquake. In this episode, I’m going to tell you the name of the man that had a run that was … Read more

Red Grange Puts the NFL on the Map

In 1925, College football still reigned supreme. The NFL was desperately yearning for something to come along to put it on the map. Two men had the answer. George Halas and Dutch Sternaman would turn to a ghost to shock the nation into believing in the NFL as a legitimate venue. In this episode, I’m … Read more