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Remembering NFL Icon Dick Butkus!

Story By Mitchell Smith When you hear Da Bears you think of Ditka, SNL skits, and maybe new recruit Peyton Manning. The Chicago Bears have been let’s say a bit lackluster in recent years. They have never matched the 1985 Super Bowl team. They had Jim McMahon, The Fridge, and the Super Bowl Shuffle. Despite their lack of winning another Super Bowl they have sported some of the greatest players to play the game. Dick Butkus who was born in 1942 in Chicago and played his entire career in Illinois…

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THE POP EXPOSE – Remembering The Great Jim Brown!

Hello everyone. Today I’m taking a look back at the legend Jim Brown. Brown was born in 1936 in Georgia and at age 8 moved to Manhasset, NY. This would lead Brown to Syracuse University where he was an all star running back. His number 44 is retired along side other greats Ernie Davis and Floyd Little who also wore 44 at SU. All 3 have a statue on the SU campus. Brown excelled at Track, basketball, football, baseball, and considered one of the greatest lacrosse players of all time,…

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THE POP EXPOSE – FAVORITE NFL QB’s!

Hello everyone, Tom Brady is one of the most accomplished NFL quarterbacks, many consider him the goat, perhaps he is, but many still choose to hate his success over the last 20 + years. Todays young quarterbacks have talent that seem almost nonhuman, with abilities like Patrick Mahomes’ no look pass to Josh Allen’s hurdling other players. Over the past 40 years I have watched many quarterbacks who were maybe not always great but were fun to watch. Joe Montana was one of the first quarterbacks I enjoyed watching. He…

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THE POP EXPOSE – Remembering Bobby Bowden!

Hello everyone. Bobby Bowden was born in 1929 in Alabama. Bowden had an illness at age 13 and was bed ridden for nearly a year. There he found a love for WWII reports and college football via radio. Bowden went on to play football for the University of Alabama and would not make the pros but instead went into coaching. A niche for Bowden as he climbed the ranks and landed head coach at Florida State in 1976. There Bowden would turn a poor team around and for the next…

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THE POP EXPOSE ‘NFL The Changing Game’ By Mitchell Smith!

The NFL has been under the gun the last 2 years mostly due to the players kneeling to the National Anthem. If you take this aspect away nothing has really changed all that much. Football is still football, there are a handful of trouble makers and a few that create drama and public scrutiny, but most of the players get up every day go to work, have families to support, and do a lot of good for their communities. So if you were able to overlook the drama the past couple of years you…

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