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The Mike Ditka stance on Adrian Petersen child abuse is predictably Ditka

If Mike Ditka hadn’t already officially moved in to the Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and Donald Trump category of right win loons, then today was his initiation. If Mike Ditka wasn’t already a member of the Screaming A. Smith and Skip Bayless category (routinely saying things that no sensible person believes, including themselves, just to get attention and ratings) then he arrived...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ditka Steals the Show in New Political Ad

Da Coach, Mike Ditka, recently starred in an ad for Bruce Rauner. If you haven’t seen an ad from Bruce Rauner, you don’t own a television. Rauner is a republican running for Governor of Illinois.  Rauner is running against Pat Quinn, who is the incumbent. The last time Ditka endorsed a politician, it didn’t go so well. In 2004, Ditka endorsed Alan Keyes, who eventually lost...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ditka in ad for Republican gubernatorial candidate

CHICAGO (AP) Da Coach has weighed in on Da Campaign for Illinois governor. Former Chicago Bears football coach Mike Ditka appears in a new TV ad for Republican candidate Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur). It aired Sunday during a broadcast of the Bears game against the Buffalo Bills. The 30-second spot plays off Ditka's reputation as a tough, no-nonsense task master. In it, the Super...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Has Some Harsh Thoughts About Chicago Bears Defense

In his most recent segment of Four Downs With Ditka, Da Coach had some nasty things to say about the Chicago Bears defense. Known for his brutally honest opinion, Ditka didn’t hold back when asked about his thoughts on the 2014 unit. “Looks like they still have the same old problem. I know they played a lot of different people, but the defense doesn’t look very good.” Ranked...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sarah Palin Backs Mike Ditka In Redskins Name Topic

Sarah Palin makes headlines and adds her two cents when it comes to the naming of the Redskins.  Mike Dikta was very vocal when it came to the topic of the Washington Redskins name. He said: “This is so stupid it’s appalling, and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should never be...
Via Geeks and Cleats
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: RGIII’s weakness; Obstacles; Controversial Ditka

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Washington Redskins this week. Washington Redskins - What is RGIII’s biggest weakness, and why might it be his downfall? (READ) - What are the five biggest hurdles the Redskins will have to overcome this year? (READ) - Is the NFL biased against the Redskins? (READ) - Mike Ditka...
Via cover32 - Redskins
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Warning: “Asshat of the Week” May Be Too Offensive for Bears Fans

WARNING: If you happen to be of those unfortunate Bears fans trapped in 1985 because your DeLorean time machine is incapable of generating the 1.21 gigawatts required to return to the present, please stop reading now. At the conclusion of each week, Sports Mockery will select one lucky sports personality who inappropriately utilized their previous work week to fulfill his or her...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: “What are you going to call them, a Brownskin?”

Until now, the narrative surrounding the Redskins nickname debate has been relatively one-sided as person after person in the NFL and media worlds come out in opposition to the name.  With the news that prominent NFL television commentators like Tony Dungy and Phil Simms will attempt to boycott the name this season, the mainstream quest to change the name is gaining even more steam...
Via Awful Announcing
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: Redskins name debate is “stupid” and “appalling”

Former NFL head coach Mike Ditka isn’t a fan of the entire Redskins name debate. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka told the website redskinshistorian.com, via SportingNews.com, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should never be anything but the Washington Redskins...
Via Pro Football Zone
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka’s controversial take on the Redskins name and why he’s so wrong

At this point Mike Ditka has become that one uncle who comes over every Christmas and makes you buy earmuffs for your children. He says what he wants, whether it’s controversial, hilarious or, maybe in this case, slightly racist. In an interview with Mike Richman of RedskinsHistorian.com, Ditka made his opinion on the Redskins name controversy very clear, if not a little too clear...
Via cover32 - Redskins
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka ‘admires’ Redskins owner for sticking with racist team name

Via Guyism
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: Redskins Name Debate Caused By ‘Political Correct Idiots’

Mike Ditka has heard the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins’ nickname, and quite frankly, he’s had enough. The ESPN analyst and former Chicago Bears coach recently sat down for an interview with Mike Richman of RedskinsHistorian.com and was asked what he thought about growing movement that demands the team’s nickname be changed. He did not hold back. “What...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka calls Redskins name debate 'stupid' and 'appalling'

The debate over whether the name of Washington's NFL team is an insult is "stupid" and the people who oppose it are "asinine,'' according to legendary coach, broadcaster and Hall of Fame player Mike Ditka. "This is so stupid it’s appalling,'' Ditka, now an ESPN analyst, told the website redskinshistorian.com, "and I hope that owner...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Goes To Bat For Dan Snyder And The Washington Redskins’ Team Name

The name of the Washington Redskins has come under fire and it has even led some announcers to say that they’ll avoid saying the team name altogether, including Phil Simms. However others plan on using the team’s name as they have in the past. Mike Ditka went so far as to call the whole controversy surrounding Washington’s name “stupid” and “appalling”. “What’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka Weighs in on Washington Redskins’ Team Name Debate

Mike Ditka Weighs in on Washington Redskins’ Team Name Debate According to broadcaster, coach and Hall of Famer Mike Ditka, he claims the debate on whole Washington Redskins team name between those who oppose it to those who support it is just “stupid“. Mike Ditka says doesn't get 'stink' over … The post Mike Ditka Weighs in on Washington Redskins’ Team Name...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka On Redskins: ‘What Are You Going To Call Them, A Brownskin?”

Mike Ditka stirred the pot with his Washington Redskins comments, even using the term "Brownskin."
Via Gamedayr
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka's misguided remarks about Redskins name change

Mike Ditka isn’t one to be shy about his opinions, here is what he thinks of the Redskins name controversy via The Sporting News. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka, now an ESPN analyst, told the website redskinshistorian.com, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should...
Via BlackSportsOnline
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ditka Still a Household Name

When Chicago Bears fans reminisce on their favorite Bears memories or their favorite parts of Bears history, Mike Ditka may always find his was into the mix. Whether it was his rough and tough stint as a tight-end under legendary coach and owner George Halas or his transcending championship resume as the team’s head coach, Ditka’s name will always remain relevant to the city...
Via Sports Mockery
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Giving The Finger Gets Meme Treatment

Johnny Manziel saluting the Washington Redskins with a middle finger during last night’s MNF game has gotten even more funny. Thanks to the efforts of @SBNationGIF, @NotSportsCenter, @celebrityhottub and @StoolMilmore, Manziel’s finger got the meme treatment as seen below: Mike Ditka answers Johnny Finger. pic.twitter.com/jmHbomHX3T — SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) August...
Via Diehardsport
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Da Coach praises Jay Cutler’s improvement

In the most recent Sun-Times Q&A “4 Rounds with Ditka”, HOF Bear and Chicago football icon Mike Ditka had this to say about quarterback Jay Cutler’s poise and accuracy when asked if he Is seeing a new comfort level in his second year in the Marc Trestman offense:  “Honestly, it’s his job to feel comfortable in that offense. It’s his responsibility to learn that offense...
Via Sports Mockery
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Peacock Killer Looks Exactly Like Mike Ditka

Somebody’s killing peacocks in Rolling Hills Estates, California. The search is on for the peacock killer, but based on all the replies to this tweet, I’m afraid all tips are going to lead to one man: Police are asking for the public’s help to find a peacock killer in Rolling Hills Estates http://t.co/1MDsT4rfOi pic.twitter.com/U1WYFHX1cf — NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) July 24...
Via The Sideline
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka’s SNL Outtakes

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayRight after “Iron” Mike Ditka got fired from the Chicago Bears Saturday Night Live did a sketch with the Super Fans showing how upset they were. Nothing new there but Deadspin recently put out footage of Ditka between takes and to nobody in Chicago surprise he was kind of a “Red Ass.” Remember this is when Ditka had some kind of clout in...
Via Sports Mockery
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka sticks to his guns on Matthew Stafford’s backwards hat

Most of us thought Mike Ditka sounded like a complete moron a few months ago when he criticized Matthew Stafford for wearing his hat backwards. Mike Ditka thought Mike Ditka sounded just fine. How do we know this? Because the former Chicago Bears coach refused to change his stance when discussing Stafford on Monday. Ditka, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka says Michael Sam maybe should have been drafted earlier

The story of Michael Sam is one that a lot of people have become familiar with over the past week now that we have the first openly gay player in the NFL. But while we have the first openly gay player in football, there are still questions about why it took almost the entire draft for Sam to be taken. Mike Ditka has spoken out about the fall of Michael Sam in the draft and seems...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tipsters Think They Saw Mike Ditka At Flamingo Pool

  Am I 100% sure that’s shirtless Mike Ditka today at the Flamingo pool? I’m not. I’ve never seen Mike Ditka with his…
Via Busted Coverage
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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