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1006, 2024

Singletary and Moorehead among 2024 Gridiron Greats inductees

By |June 10th, 2024|Categories: Chicago Bears|

Two former members of the Super Bowl champion 1985 Chicago Bears were among the inductees to the Gridiron Greats 2024 Hall of Fame.

Mike Singletary, a Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker, and stellar tight end Emery Moorehead joined former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Steve Largent in the select fraternity during a ceremony at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare on June 7.

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“It’s just because of someone like Coach Mike Ditka kind of spearheading this organization that gives me a lot of joy,” Singletary said. “I was just with Coach Ditka maybe a couple of months ago in Florida. It was great to see him and to know how his heart is all in for things like this. So it gives me great joy to kind of represent him in this way, kind of helping those that aren’t getting […]

306, 2024

Former Fred Mitchell Award winner named co-chairman

By |June 3rd, 2024|Categories: Fred Mitchell Award|0 Comments

Congratulations to Matt Cotiguala for becoming co-chairman of the Fred Mitchell Award selection committee, joining incumbent Rob Perry.

Matt was the 2015 winner of the Fred Mitchell Award for his kicking exploits and exceptional community involvement. As co-chairman of the FMA Selection Committee, Cotiguala will assist Perry with the daunting task of identifying worthy candidates for the preseason Watch […]

1305, 2024

Lifetime Achievement Award: Fred Mitchell

By |May 13th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fred Mitchell is an award-winning sportswriter and columnist who spent over 41 years with the Chicago Tribune. He is the author of 12 books, including biographies with Bears Hall of Famers Gale Sayers and Richard Dent and Cubs Hall of Farmers Billy Williams and Ryan Sandberg.

Hired in 1974 as the Tribune’s first African-American sportswriter, Mitchell’s stack of accolades encompass the […]

412, 2023

Pro Football Hall of Fame writer named to Fred Mitchell Award panel

By |December 4th, 2023|Categories: Fred Mitchell Award|0 Comments

Esteemed veteran pro football writer Dan Pompei has been added to the Selection Committee of the Fred Mitchell Award.

“It is an honor and a privilege,” said Pompei, who is a member of the writers’ wing of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Now a senior writer for The Athletic, Pompei previously wrote for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago […]

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