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  1. Hail Flutie

    Kris Schwartz

    Doug Flutie's "Hail Mary" pass in 1984 vs Miami was one of the greatest plays in college football history. SportsCentury: Doug Flutie airs on Tuesday at 4:30 pm ET.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2005
  2. Ice Bowl King

    Mike Puma

    More info on Bart Starr

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 13, 2003
  3. The Violent World

    Bob Carter

    Sam Huff helped popularize pro football and was instrumental in the Giants reaching the NFL championship game six times in eight years.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2003
  4. ESPN Classic remembers Johnny Unitas

    ESPN Classic will pay a special tribute to Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas, who died of a heart attack Sept. 11, with a nine-hour presentation of the best highlights from Unitas' career on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 3 p.m. - midnight ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 13, 2002
  5. Unitas dies of heart attack at 69

    Former Colts great Johnny Unitas, one of the top quarterbacks of all time, died Sept. 11 of a heart attack at the age of 69.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 11, 2002
  6. Berwanger won first Heisman, was first NFL pick

    Jay Berwanger, who won the first Heisman Trophy and became the first player ever drafted by the NFL, died of lung cancer after a long illness. He was 88.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 27, 2002
  7. Thumbnail sketches of Hall of Fame members

    Thumbnail sketches of those elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame: George Allen Coach ... 1966-1970 Los Angeles Rams, 1971-1977 Washington Redskins... 12 seasons, 168 games ... Regular season record: 116-47-5 ... Post season record: 2-7-0 ... Ov...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 02, 2002
  8. Cox kicks his way into NFL record book

    Larry Schwartz

    Fred Cox ties the NFL record by scoring in his 110th straight game and also extends his league mark by kicking a field goal in his 31st consecutive contest. Cox's three field goals help the Vikings defeat the Bears, 16-13.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 02, 2001
  9. Classic Brian Piccolo

    ESPN Classic will celebrate Brian Piccolo in a five-hour tribute on Sunday beginning at 7 p.m. ET

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 01, 2001
  10. Halas, one of NFL's founding fathers, dies at 88

    Larry Schwartz

    George Halas, the owner of the Chicago Bears for more than 60 years and one of the founding fathers of the NFL, dies in his Chicago home after a lengthy illness. He was 88.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 25, 2001
  11. Brian's life a Song of friendship, courage

    Mike Puma

    Brian Piccolo was a backup Chicago Bears running back and died of cancer at 26. SportsCentury: Brian Piccolo airs Monday at 4 pm ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 21, 2001
  12. Payton breaks Jim Brown's NFL rushing record

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Payton runs for 154 yards to bring his career rushing total to 12,400 yards, breaking the mark of 12,312 held by Jim Brown, in the Bears' 20-7 victory over the Saints in Chicago.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 05, 2001
  13. Versatile Gifford led the Giants

    Mike Puma

    More info on Frank Gifford

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 11, 2001
  14. Steelers pick Bradshaw No. 1

    Larry Schwartz

    The Steelers, who previously won a coin flip with the Bears, select Louisiana Tech quarterback Terry Bradshaw with the first pick in the NFL draft.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2001
  15. McMahon was a rebel without pause

    Bob Carter

    Jim McMahon led the Chicago Bears to victory in Super Bowl XX. SportsCentury: Jim McMahon airs Thursday at 4 pm ET on ESPN Classic.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 20, 2001
  16. Grange makes jump to NFL's Bears

    Larry Schwartz

    A day after his last college game at Illinois, Red Grange turns pro, signing to play in the NFL with George Halas' Chicago Bears.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 18, 2000