Alyne Payton, 87, passed away Sunday night following an extended illness.
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has been awarded the 2012 Walter Payton Man of the Year award.
After earning his second Pro Bowl honor this week, the Bears have named cornerback Charles Tillman the team’s nominee for the 2012 Walter Payton NFL “Man of the Year” award.
Exactly 13 years ago today, the world lost one of the greatest football players to ever put on shoulders pads.
In his blog, Pearlman posted a response to Ditka’s message.
Jarret Payton, the son of Chicago Bears great, Walter Payton, just wants his dad to be remember for who he really was.
Add Steve ‘Mongo’ McMichael to the list of people who aren’t exactly thrilled with author Jeff Pearlman’s new book detailing the not-so-glamorous details of Walter Payton’s life.
Walter Payton’s widow is reacting to the new tell-all book about the Bears legend, including a story about how she and Payton’s extramarital girlfriend were both at his Hall of Fame induction.
The backlash of Jeff Pearlman’s soon-to-be published book entitled “Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton,” continued after Payton’s longtime agent, Bud Holmes threatened legal action against Pearlman.
Since an excerpt of Jeff Pearlman’s new book, “Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton,” was published in Sports Illustrated Wednesday, the author has come under fire for writing details many believe are no one’s business.
It’s not a biographer’s job to make you feel good. Apparently, author Jeff Pearlman has succeeded in angering a sizable number of naïve Chicagoans and Bears fans, based on early response to his new book.
A revealing new book accuses former Bears running back Walter Payton of using drugs, cheating on his wife and being suicidal.
I was steeling myself for an afternoon of mawkish sentimentality, with Fox Sports presenting a football game through the prism of death – cameras tracking Brian Urlacher all afternoon, announcers consumed with his feelings after he buried his mother just the day before. Thanks to the tone set by Urlacher himself and reflected by Lovie Smith, however, it turned out I was wrong.
On Friday, the Chicago Bears’ Israel Idonije was introduced as one of the three finals for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
Any time a Chicago sports team is in contention for a title, new eyes and ears are brought to computer screens, papers and airwaves.
The Bears and Packers played a memorable and infamous game on Nov. 3, 1985.
For just the second time in the history of the Chicago Bears a player has gone over 1,000 yards rushing and 500 yards receiving in the same season as Matt Forte did so yesterday.
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?
Eleven years ago today, we lost perhaps the greatest Chicago Bear of all time. On November 1st, 1999 Walter Payton lost his battle with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare liver disease.
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