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Mike Ditka and Gale Sayers - Mike Ditka with honorary host Gale Sayers Thursday 4th October 2012 Legends fight night honoring Mike Ditka held at Chicago Illuminating Company

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Mike Ditka - Mike Ditka and guests Thursday 4th October 2012 Legends fight night honoring Mike Ditka held at Chicago Illuminating Company

Picture - Mike Ditka , Thursday 4th October 2012

Mike Ditka Thursday 4th October 2012 Legends fight night honoring Mike Ditka held at Chicago Illuminating Company

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Mike Ditka Tuesday 8th November 2011 Otho Davis Scholarship Foundation Dinner honoring former Philadelphia Eagles Coach Buddy Ryan at the Sheraton Society Hill Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Atmosphere, Chicago, Mike Ditka and The Greatest Thursday 9th September 2010 Mike Ditka signs copies of his new book '85 Bears; We Were the Greatest' at Borders Books Chicago, Illinois

Kicking & Screaming (2005) Review


Excellent
Shame is the name of the game in Kicking & Screaming. Will Ferrell's latest outing finds the funnyman trading his Anchorman hairpiece and crippling ego for a clipboard and whistle so he can coach his son's last-place soccer club. The concept comedy comes off as an excuse to have Ferrell yelling at innocent children for two hours, but the script by Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudnick explores alternating levels of humiliation and redemption that bring Screaming to emotional corners you might not expect to visit.

An unhealthy level of competition exists between Phil (Ferrell) and his father, Buck (Robert Duvall). The day that Phil announced his engagement, Buck stole his thunder. They even had baby boys on the same day. Buck's boy weighed one ounce more than Phil's, of course. The rivalry has continued.

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Kicking & Screaming Review


Zero
Here's the recipe for making a movie as badas "Kicking and Screaming":

First, take every underdog-sports-movie cliche you canthink of and liberally apply them to a little league soccer team. Next,virtually ignore the team members as characters, except to sprinkle thesoundtrack with ethnic music every time an Asian or Italian kid is on thescreen.

Then focus all your energy on their whiney, klutzy, insecure,dumb-as-a-post sitcom-dad coach, and be sure to cast a shameless ham toplay him -- like, say, WillFerrell. And just for good measure, hire a famoustough-guy coach from an entirely different sport in a major supportingrole, but first make sure he's an embarrassingly bad actor -- former ChicagoBears honcho Mike Ditka will do nicely.

Fold these ingredients into a script driven by gimmicks(when Wimpy Dad drinks too much coffee, he turns into a raging jerk --ahh, ha, ha, ha, ha!) and bake for 87 minutes which feel more like two-and-a-halfhours. Serve with stale popcorn.

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