Friday, September 18, 2020

Bears trade draft pick for Dairy Queen gift certificates

The Bears' war room unexpectedly shut down on Saturday during the 2009 NFL Draft. With only a second round selection on the docket, Jerry Angelo opted to unload the Bears lone first-day pick for gift certificates to the local Dairy Queen.

Angelo spends most of practice with ‘Kick Me’ sign on his back

Jerry Angelo has always commanded little respect around the league, but until this season most in the Bears family maintained their loyalty to the beleaguered general manager. That situation has apparently changed, as Angelo spent Friday night's Soldier Field Family Night practice with a "Kick Me" sign stuck to his back.

Report: Joe Montana once faxed suggestive photo to 49ers cheerleader

Just a week ago suggestive photos, allegedly sent by Brett Favre to a former Jets employee, were published on the internet, creating a national stir. Now another great quarterback's sexually inappropriate photographic transmissions have been exposed.

Tebow memoirs to begin at conception

Responding to critics who say he’s far too young to have completed actual memoirs, Broncos QB Tim Tebow says the narrative of his autobiographical book will begin at the moment of his conception.

CFL cancels plans for Wrigley game

Just hours after the Big Ten announced both Northwestern and Illinois would use only the west end zone during Saturday's game at Wrigley Field, the Canadian Football League canceled its tentative plans to host a 2011 exhibition game at the Friendly Confines.

Kristin Cavallari convinces Jay Cutler to get square jaw implant

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has looked pretty good on the gridiron lately, and thanks to his celebrity girlfriend Kristin Cavallari, he’s now looking better off the field, too.

Underdog and Scooby Doo parade balloons found buried near Eagles’ team hotel

Two days after the McDonalds Thanksgiving Day Parade down State Street, organizers reported that two of the parade’s beloved inflatable animals had gone missing. But late Saturday night, the Underdog and Scooby Doo Balloons were found buried in the sand at Oak Street Beach, right across the street from the Eagles team hotel, The Drake.