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  1. Planning for success: Tony Steward

    Andrea Adelson

    Tony Steward came into Clemson with all the accolades reserved for the best high school recruits in the country. He was the No. 1-ranked player at his position. He won the high school version of the Dick Butkus Award, given to the top linebacker i...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
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  3. Historically, B1G top conference for defense

    Josh Moyer

    Grab a pencil and a notepad. There will be a short test. Five questions. Open answer. And no cheating. Ready? OK, who is the best linebacker in college football history? How about defensive tackle? Defensive end? Cornerback? Safety? Time's up. ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
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  5. Big Ten Tuesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome back to another edition of the mailbag. As you've probably noticed, we're taking more of your questions from Twitter these days. And Adam and I now have our own separate Twitter handles: Here's mine and his. The ESPN Big Ten account is also s...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
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  7. Bears counting on Houston to be disruptive

    Melissa Isaacson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Boldly promising the "Monsters of the Midway are back," while evoking the names and nicknames of Bears legends Walter Payton, Gayle Sayers and Dick Butkus, Lamarr Houston welcomed himself to Chicago on Wednesday in a big way. ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  8. #HotSportsTakes: When Do the Bears Fire Jay Cutler?

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about the Bears' failures and the one guy who never gets blamed. LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS — Two classic teams, battling it out on an icy field, wit...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  9. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show Preview December 18, 2013

    Greeny and Golic welcome Monday Night Football's Jon Gruden (7:15 a.m. ET), ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards (7:45), Chiefs QB Alex Smith (8:30), ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter (8:45) and Pro Football Hall of Famer Dick Butkus (9:30) to the show on Wedn...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  10. Welcome to Soldier Field

    Todd Archer

    CHICAGO -- Welcome to Soldier Field where the Dallas Cowboys have a chance to maintain pace with the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East with a win against the Chicago Bears. On Sunday, the Eagles beat the Detroit Lions in a snowstorm, forcing the...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  11. Doug McDermott is ready to write the final chapter of his Creight...

    Myron Medcalf

    Creighton coach Greg McDermott and his son Doug have learned a lot about their roles and each other over three seasons together. Touted as a national player of the year candidate, Doug is back to write his final chapter for the Bluejays.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  12. Borland, Shazier are Butkus semifinalists

    Brian Bennett

    Linebacker has been arguably the strongest position in the Big Ten this year, so it's no surprise that the league has two semifinalists for the Dick Butkus Award. In fact, the Big Ten might have deserved even more. The award honoring the nation's ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  13. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Josh Moyer

    Don't go camping near a lake today ... Canada native Akeel Lynch struggled with the death of his father at age 7, adjusted to the American lifestyle and is now a Penn State tailback brimming with potential. Who's the next PSU alum who should have...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  14. Illini ride wave of momentum to Chicago

    Adam Rittenberg

    Football and marketing both rely on timing, and Illinois hopes its surprising on-field success in the first two games fuels a different type of blitz this weekend in Chicago. For the first time in nearly two decades, Illinois will host a football ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  15. Dick Butkus on Sean Lee: He's for real

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus visited the Cowboys on Wednesday morning and met individually with defensive end DeMarcus Ware and middle linebacker Sean Lee. Since Butkus was one of the best middle linebackers ever, the meet...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  16. 105-Day NFL Warning: Remembering Brian Urlacher

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next three and a half months providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's retu...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  17. Hot Button: Was Urlacher best Bears LB?

    Staff

    Respect to Mike Singletary. Respect to Dick Butkus, Bill George, George Connor, Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, Joe Fortunato, Doug Buffone, Wilber Marshall, Otis Wilson, or any of the other guys not mentioned here. But from this vantage point, Brian Urlache...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  18. Chicago Bears' linebacker tradition helps ease loss of Brian Urla...

    Michael Wilbon

    The Bears will miss Brian Urlacher, but history shows there will be another for the linebacker-blessed franchise.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  19. Calling Canton: Brian Urlacher's candidacy

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the Pro Football Hall of Fame's list of middle linebackers is a sobering experience. The position is well-represented, but almost all of the enshrinees -- Dick Butkus, Jack Lambert and Willie Lanier among them -- are drawn from a long-go...

    Blog | May 22, 2013