From new Sports Bank contributor Helen Salinger.
One of the newest Chicago Bears is tight end Martellus Bennett. And Martellus Bennett believes — to a certain extent — that he is a unicorn.
A black unicorn.
And as Bears training camps starts this week in the beautiful, bucolic, rural burg of Bourbonnais down Interstate 57, we should all be reminded of what he said about being a black unicorn when Martellus Bennett held his introductory press conference in March.
Please, don’t laugh. I kinda like this stuff.
“I have several nicknames I go by. The Black Unicorn is just the one that seems to stick the longest. Basically, black unicorns are rare. Anytime you see a picture like at school, when you get the folders, they all have the white unicorn on there. So being African-American, I just thought it would be clever to be the Black Unicorn.”
Martellus Bennett continues to explain his love of unicorns, dinosaurs and Harry Potter:
“I mean, unicorns are cool. But I prefer dinosaurs, honestl...