Articles tagged "Knute Rockne"
Natural Spirit Of Combat: Football Violence Healthy, Vital To American Character
Once upon a time the NFL embraced its identity as a combat sport, a way for iron to sharpen iron and for the nation to distinguish. Somewhere along the line it has lost that sense of identity and purpose, and that is a problem for society.
Monsters of the Midway: We Need The Chicago Bears More Than Ever
The Chicago Bears have dominated on defense better, longer and more often than any team in NFL history, riding that defense to a legacy unmatched in pro football. We chronicle the defensive life and times of a team that still chooses to attend the NFL's Old School.
Battlefield heroes: Jack Chevigny
The fictional Forrest Gump played football for Bear Bryant. Jack Chevigny was the real deal, minus the dim wit: He scored for Notre Dame in Knute Rockne's "win one for the Gipper" game, coached pro and college football, and was then killed in the invasion of Iwo Jima. His brushes with destiny did not end there.
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- Seattle Reasserts Dominance Atop Quality Stats Power Rankings
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- Historic Beating: ‘Scumbag’ Detroit Lions Humiliate Green Bay Packers
- Russell Wilson Setting Records Like It's His Job
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