Gale Sayers

Derrick Rose. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Wisch: Derrick Rose Is The Sum Of All Our Fears

Rose’s health struggles remind of some of Chicago’s greatest unfulfilled talent.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

Running back Matt Forte  points to the sky after scoring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter Sunday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears-Bucs Fast Facts

Matt Forte moved into fourth place in franchise history in rushing touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

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.


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

Marc Trestman and Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears Moves A Year Too Late?

Time-travel stories never really work, upon inspection.

670 The Score–10/17/2013

Hall of Fame Chicago Bears Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lawyer Says Ex-Bear Gale Sayers Dropping Suit Against NFL

An attorney who sued the NFL and Rosemont-based helmet maker Riddell on behalf of Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers said Saturday that he plans to withdraw the suit at the behest of the former player’s family.


Pro Football Hall of Fame player Gale Sayers reviews his notes during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill September 18, 2007 in Washington, DC. Former players and league officials appeared before the committee for a hearing on the 'NFL Retirement System,' focusing on the current compensation system for retirees with claims of advanced injuries that became symptomatic after retiring from the NFL. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bears Legend Gale Sayers Sues NFL, Claims Head Trauma

Bears great Gale Sayers has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, saying the league is culpable for brain trauma he suffered as a running back.


Gale Sayers. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images for PLAYERS INC)

Gale Sayers: Those Involved In Saints Bounty Scandal Should Be In Jail

The former Bears running back had his career cut short by a series of knee injuries – perhaps that’s why he’s so angry over the bounty scandal that was employed by the Saints.

670 The Score–08/09/2012

Hall of Fame Chicago Bears Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gale Sayers: Rose Can Come Back From Knee Injury

​Chicago Bears legendary running back Gale Sayers is no stranger to knee injuries.

670 The Score–05/08/2012

National Sports Collectors Convention Logo. (Courtesy NSCC)

National Sports Collectors Convention Returns To Chicago

The National Sports Collectors Convention returns to the Chicago area next week, giving sports fans of all ages a place to bask in the glory of sports history

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011