Baylor beardown: Bears win title, hang 86-70 loss on Gonzaga

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all arrows pointing toward a national title. COVID-19 put a halt to the undefeated dream. Nothing could stop Baylor from cutting down the nets. Not even Gonzaga. The fresh-as-can-be Bears obliterated wobbly-legged […]

Sayers, Piccolo friendship lives on in ‘Brian’s Song’

Chicago (AP), September 24 – When Chicago Bears teammates Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo became roommates in 1967, the first time NFL players of different colors shared accommodations on the road, it hardly looked like a good fit. Sayers, 24 at the time, was already an established star, a soft-spoken Black man who generally raised […]