Ditka signs with the Bears for ,000 plus a ,000 bonus. April 26, 1967 - Traded to the Philadelphia Eagles. January 16, 1972 - Catches a 7-yard touchdown pass in the Dallas Cowboys' victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI, 24-3.1973 - Retires as a player and becomes an assistant coach with the Dallas Cowboys.
January 15, 1978 - Assistant coach when the Dallas Cowboys defeat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII, 27-10.
Daniella Guzman, a reporter and weekend news anchor from Houston, soon could be the new face of mornings at NBC 5 in Chicago.
After more than five years at KPRC-TV in her native Houston, Guzman is the odds-on favorite to succeed Zoraida Sambolin as anchor of with Ashleigh Banfield.
"I don't know how you could grow up in this country - especially when he did - and be completely unaware of something as significant as the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.""You just knew he was factually wrong and he just had his head out over his skies," ESPN radio host John Jurkovic said.
Otis Wilson, who played under Coach Ditka's leadership, said players should be allowed to express their concerns and opinions."Everyone should be treated equal, everybody should be treated fair, and everybody should be treated the same. This topic will be addressed next week when the NFL owners have their annual meeting in New York.
On December 13, 2013 Sambolin signed off from Early Start stating the primary reason was for her children and to be closer to family in the Chicago area.
On April 23, 2014 it was announced that Sambolin would be rejoining WMAQ as co-anchor of NBC 5 news Today and will co-anchor alongside Stefan Holt.
I have absolutely seen oppression in society in the last 100 years and I am completely intolerant of any discrimination.He was asked how he would handle the situation if he were coaching now."If you don't respect our country, then you shouldn't be in this country playing football. If you had to go somewhere else and try to play the sport, you wouldn't have a job," Ditka said.When the host steered Ditka to other issues, he returned the controversial topic."I don't see all the social injustice that some of these people see," Ditka continued."It's so ridiculous, it's hard to have a conversation about it," ESPN's Carmen De Falco said.October 14, 1985 - Arrested near Chicago's O'Hare Airport.
He is later convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, fined 0 and ordered to attend alcohol abuse classes.
NFL head coach of the Chicago Bears (1982-1992 seasons) and the New Orleans Saints (1997-1999 seasons).