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Dick Butkus

Dick Butkus. (Skip Bolen/Getty Images Fox Cable Network)

Wisch: It’s Time The Illini Erect Statues Honoring Butkus, Halas

It’s time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

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TTYM: Dick Butkus Rocks Canadian Tuxedo and Drake Gets His Groom On

In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch a young Cubs fan get a dose of reality, a 5-year old who can kick your butt, Drake get his grooming on and Dick Butkus sing at Wrigley Field.

04/25/2014

Cubs icons, from left, Billy Williams, Ernie Banks, Fergie Jenkins, Andre Dawson and Randy Hundley at Wrigley Field's 100th birthday celebration. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Lasting Memories Make Wrigley Field Remarkable

Bundled up in Wrigley Field’s upper deck on a cold April day, a nine-year-old girl jumped from her seat and yelled to her father.

04/23/2014

Dick Butkus, left, and Gale Sayers in 2009 at Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Was A Football Performance The Greatest In Wrigley History?

Gale Sayers had a historic six-touchdown day on Dec. 12, 1965.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2014

Lamarr Houston. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

New Bears DE Houston Plans To Bring ‘Dick Butkus’ Attitude To Chicago

Houston wants to play “nasty, in-your-face football.”

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Mike Singletary. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport)

Lindholm: Is Defense Dead In The NFL?

It’s a new day in the NFL, one that seriously brings into question the importance of defense.

670 The Score–12/20/2013

Dick Butkus. (Skip Bolen/Getty Images Fox Cable Network)

Butkus Predicts Bears Will Win ’11 Or 12′ Games In 2013

ith a brand new coaching staff and brand new offensive scheme, it’s difficult to predict exactly how the Bears will fare in 2013.

670 The Score–08/05/2013

Dick Butkus. (Credit: SI)

Photo: Dick Butkus During 1964 NFL Draft

Check out this picture of Dick Butkus as he reacts to being drafted by the Bears with the third pick in the 1964 NFL Draft.

04/27/2012

Greg Olsen

Butkus: Bears-Packer Rivalry Has Captured The Country

The Bears-Packers rivalry is the oldest one in the NFL and Hall of Famer Dick Butkus remembers just how that rivalry was during his career.

01/22/2011

Israel Idonije

Bernstein: Today, We Are All Meatballs

Resistance is futile. As the clock ticked down to the Bears’ victory over Seattle and the NFC Championship date with the Packers became reality, I committed to growing a Ditka mustache by morning.

670 The Score–01/17/2011

Brian Urlacher

Urlacher Helping Bears With Playoff Push

Remember all the worries about Urlacher’s health during training camp? Just two weeks ago he broke Mike Singletary’s career franchise record for tackles. Brian Urlacher is healthy and helping the Bears make their push for the playoffs. LISTEN: TOM THAYER AND JOSH LISS

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010

Walter Payton

Where Do Payton, Butkus And Sayers Rank?

Walter Payton and Dick Butkus are two of the greatest Bears players of all time. But where do they rank in the recent list of top 100 players in NFL history?

11/05/2010