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  1. Flashback: NFL's first playoff


    On this day in 1932, the NFL held its first championship game. The Chicago Bears, featuring legends Red Grange and Bronko Nagurski, beat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0. Prior to the meeting, the league had determined its annual champion based on the reg...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  2. ESPN Chicago Hall of Fame: Scott Powers' 10 best high school athl...

    Scott Powers

    Getty Images Michael Wilbon says Red Grange should be a lock for the inaugural class. Watch Although Michael Jordan, Walter Payton and others grew up elsewhere before finding their stardom in Chicago, plenty of big-name athletes began their stor...

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  3. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    After some time in the shop, the weekend mailbag is baaaaaaacckkkk. Typing that word reminds me of the way Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers announced his return from a concussion last season. (I'm baaaaaaacckkkk, he texted to ESPNMilwau...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  4. Flash Points: Bears' defining moment

    Kevin Seifert

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Bears -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 17. The Chicago Bears have been in the pro football mix since it started in 1920, a fact now c...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  5. What do Franco Harris, Red Grange and an astronaut have in common...

    Jamar Hudson

    From the pro game's birth certificate to a key slice of turf from the "Immaculate Reception," there are plenty of hidden treasures in Canton,'s Jamar Hudson writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2010
  6. NFL: Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson is among the many coa...

    Jeffri Chadiha

    One of the most fundamental aspects of football since the days when Red Grange and Bronko Nagurski were running wild, proper tackling seems to have regressed as the NFL has evolved in recent years. Jeffri Chadiha identifies some reasons.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2009
  7. 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