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2406, 2022

Patrick Arbor, former Chicago Board of Trade chairman, joins Fred Mitchell Award Selection Committee

By |June 24th, 2022|Categories: Fred Mitchell Award|

Internationally acclaimed businessman and philanthropist Patrick Arbor (right) joins the Fred Mitchell Award Selection Committee.

Patrick Arbor, former longtime chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade and a prominent community supporter, has joined the Selection Committee for the Fred Mitchell Award.

Arbor has backed numerous local, national and international initiatives and continues his worldwide travels. The Fred Mitchell Award annually has recognized the top non-FBS kicker in the country since 2009. Kickers from more than 750 FCS, Division II, Division III, NAIA and community colleges are eligible.

In addition to kicking performance, community service is a key factor in picking the winner.

“I am honored to join the Fred Mitchell Award Selection Committee,” said Arbor, who was a longtime member of the Loyola University Board of Trustees.

“The community involvement and leadership that Pat Arbor has displayed throughout his remarkable life provide a wonderful example for our kicking candidates to follow,” said Mitchell.

Arbor joins the […]

1712, 2016

Week 15 NFL picks

By |December 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Bears and Packers, playing in frigid temperatures Sunday at Soldier Field, will participate in one of the coldest NFL games ever in Chicago. I attended the 1963 NFL Championship game between the Bears and Giants with my father at Wrigley Field before wind-chill factors were calculated. I am still trying to thaw out. Here are my Week 15 picks:

Dolphins […]

1112, 2016

Week 14 NFL picks

By |December 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Big games coming up in the AFC with the Bills hosting the Steelers and the Texans at the Colts. Will the Browns win their first game against their in-state rival Bengals? Here are my Week 14 picks:

Lions over Bears

Chiefs over Raiders

Bills over Steelers

Panthers over Chargers

Bengals over Browns

Colts over Texans

Vikings over Jaguars

Dolphins over Cardinals

Redskins over Eagles

Broncos over Titans

49ers over Jets

Packers over […]

412, 2016

Week 13 NFL picks

By |December 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Remember when a Bears vs. 49ers game created a major buzz? Such as that 1988 Monday Night contest at Soldier Field when Richard Dent flew through the air to sack Joe Montana in the fourth quarter to help preserve the Bears’ 10-9 victory? Today’s game between the 2-9 Bears and 1-10 49ers is all about next year’s draft positioning and […]

2411, 2016

Week 12 NFL picks

By |November 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The most compelling NFL games of the weekend might be on this Thanksgiving Day. Here are my Week 12 picks:

Lions over Vikings

Cowboys over Skins

Steelers over Colts

Texans over Chargers

Bills over Jaguars

Ravens over Bengals

Falcons over Cardinals

Dolphins over 49ers

Saints over Rams

Giants over Browns

Seahawks over Bucs

Raiders over Panthers

Broncos over Chiefs

Patriots over Jets

Packers over Eagles

Titans over Bears

Last week’s record: 12-2

2011, 2016

Week 11 NFL picks

By |November 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Bears talk a better game than they have been playing this season, and the Giants figure to make the visitors eat their words again today. Here are my weekend picks:

Panthers over Saints

Bengals over Bills

Steelers over Browns

Cowboys over Ravens

Lions over Jaguars

Colts over Titans

Giants over Bears

Chiefs over Bucs

Cardinals over Vikings

Dolphins over Rams

Patriots over 49ers

Seahawks over Eagles

Redskins over Packers

Raiders over Texans

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