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Mike Ditka

Mike Ditka (Photo by Allen Kee/Getty Images)

Silverman: Off-Key Ditka Needs To Zip It On The Redskins’ Name Debate

Mike Ditka has his bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and he is one of the most colorful individuals in the game’s legacy. But that doesn’t mean that anyone should listen to Ditka when he decides to bloviate.

08/20/2014

Rookie tight end Jace Amaro makes a catch during the first day of Jets rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014, in Florham Park, N.J. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Amaro On Rex’s Advice To Watch Tape Of Ditka: I’m Good, Thanks

A few days after Rex Ryan said Jace Amaro could benefit from watching tape of Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Ditka, the Jets’ rookie tight end basically dissed his head coach to the NY Post.

08/12/2014

Barry Hinson (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Counting Down: The Top 10 Head-Coach Rants Of All Time

Be honest. If it’s not someone you love who’s involved, you probably find other people throwing tantrums downright hysterical. Especially when those people are sports figures.

06/12/2014

Giants co-owner John Mara (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Former Players, Giants’ Mara React To NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL agreed Thursday to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits by Tony Dorsett and thousands of other former players who are suffering from dementia and other concussion-related brain injuries.

08/30/2013

Fans of the New York Jets (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fans Have Become Lost In Tornadic Narcissism That Surrounds Sports

The entire apparatus is so swathed in entitlement that you, the fan, the customer, client, and de facto employer have become lost in the tornadic narcissism. You’re just too dumb. You didn’t play the game.

07/15/2013

Mike Ditka (Photo by Allen Kee/Getty Images)

Ouch! Hall Of Famer Mike Ditka Rips Jets, Calls Them ‘A Joke’

“What happened up there in New York last year was a joke, but then again so is their team,” Ditka said in a radio interview.

05/08/2013

Joe Philbin (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Mike Smith (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Gary Kubiak (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nice Guys On Sidelines; Old-School Approach A No-Go In Today’s NFL

Vince Lombardi, Don Shula, Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson. None of them would be able to coach in the current NFL.

11/07/2012

Kick returner Dave Duerson #26 of the New York Giants carries the ball against the Buffalo Bills during Super Bowl XXV at Tampa Stadium on January 27, 1991 in Tampa, Florida. The Giants defeated the Bills 20-19. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Death Of Ex-Giant Dave Duerson Ruled Suicide

Mike Ditka remembers seeing Dave Duerson just a few months ago, and everything seemed fine. Yes, Duerson’s business had failed, he’d divorced and lost his home to foreclosure, but he seemed to have put it behind him.

WFAN–02/21/2011

Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Braylon Edwards pose for a photo during the NFL PLAYERS VIP Party prior to Super Bowl XLII at Barcelona Restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Week: To Party Or Not Before Game?

A report that club owners in Dallas have put out an urgent call for an additional 10,000 strippers struck a familiar chord with those who remember when players’ antics the week leading up to the Super Bowl made for bigger headlines than the game itself.

WFAN–01/31/2011