Tuesday, January 26, 2010
At last, the day we've all had marked on our calendars for so long. Today is the 24th anniversary of the Chicago Bears 46-10 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX. If you're still looking for the perfect Bear anniversary gift for that certain someone, may I suggest a link to my groundbreaking GQ oral history of the 1985 Bears. Among the things I learned reporting this story: That Mike Ditka's wife calls him "Coach;" that William "the Refrigerator" Perry likes to conduct phone interviews at 5 a.m.; and that few former professional athletes ever tire of talking about themselves.