Former NFL Coach and Hall of Famer Mike Ditka Upcoming Appearance on The Mike Ditka ESPN Show – Oct 27

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – Former Chicago Bears coach, broadcaster, Hall of Famer and three-time Super Bowl champ, Mike Ditka will make an appearance on The Mike Ditka ESPN Show Thursday, October 27, 2016. There may also be an opportunity for an autograph for people who attend the show. The event will take place in Arlington Heights, IL at Ditka’s, 2000 West Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights, IL, 60005. Source: Ditka’s ... Read More

Former Bears Coach Mike Ditka to Deliver Keynote Speech at United Fresh General Session in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL. — Former Chicago Bears coach, Mike Ditka, has been named the keynote speaker at the General Session on Wednesday, June 10 2015.  The event will be held  from 7:30 am – 8:45 am in the Vista Ballroom at the McCormick Place Convention Center located in Chicago. Source: FreshPlaza.com

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Former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka Named New Spokesman for Al’s Beef and Nancy’s Pizza in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL — Legendary Chicago Bears coach, Mike Ditka, has been named the new spokesman for Al’s Beef and Nancy’s Pizza in Chicago. Ditka was introduced Tuesday, May 13, at the site of a new Al’s Beef location at 234 S. Wabash Street in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago Franchise Systems, a Mokena-based company that owns the restaurants, told the media that they are employing Ditka as part of its expansion plans. ... Read More

Mike Ditka to Help Raise Funds at Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund Hall of Fame Dinner

Las Vegas, NV — Former NFL coach, Mike Ditka, along with “Mean Joe” Greene, Kyle Turley and other NFL stars will come together to raise funds for retired NFL players on June 6 – 7 at the 2014 Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund Hall of Fame Dinner and Autograph Show.

Photo shows former NFL coach, Mike Ditka, speaking at the 2013 Gridirons Greats dinner.


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Keyshawn Johnson Wakes Mike Ditka After He Falls Asleep On Sunday NFL Countdown: VIDEO

Former NFL coach and ESPN commentator, Mike Ditka, got caught dozing off on December 29th’s live broadcast on ESPN’s Sunday NLF Countdown. When the show cut back to the studio, Keyshawn Johnson gradually realized Ditka was asleep, and nudged Ditka awake about as inconspicuously as possible while on live television.

Photo shows Mike Ditka being nudged by Keyshawn Johnson after Ditka fell asleep on December 29th's ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown.

Photo shows Mike Ditka being nudged by Keyshawn Johnson after Ditka fell asleep on December 29th’s ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown.

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Mike Ditka Speaks About Chicago Bears Plans to Retire His Jersey (VIDEO)

The Chicago Bears announced last week that they plan to retire former head coach Mike Ditka’s No. 89 jersey on Monday Night Football, December 9, during halftime when the Chicago Bears meet the Dallas Cowboys. The Bears franchise said that Ditka’s No. 89 Jersey will be the last number they plan to retire.

Chicago Bears plan to retire Mike Ditka's No. 89 jersey on December 9, 2013.

Chicago Bears plan to retire Mike Ditka’s No. 89 jersey on December 9, 2013.

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Former NFL Coach Mike Ditka Delivers Keynote Speech at Robin Roberts Bootcamp

Former NFL Coach Mike Ditka recently delivered the keynote speech at Robin Roberts Bootcamp. According to the Robin Roberts Bootcamp promotion, the camp has two functions: marketing and innovation. This is where some of the best business minds meet and network to learn the latest marketing and sales strategies. Mike Ditka is one of our popular motivational speakers says PFP Sports and Celebrity Talent Agency. ... Read More

Mike Ditka to Host the 14th Annual Mike Ditka-Jim Hart Celebrity Golf Invitational

NAPLES, Fla. — Hall of Fame, coach Mike Ditka, along with NFL greats, NBA and NHL players are scheduled to compete in the 14th annual Mike Ditka-Jim Hart Celebrity Golf Invitational that will take place at the Golf Club of the Everglades in Naples, Florida on April 6, 2013. Mike Ditka, a popular motivational sports speaker at PFP Sports and Celebrity Talent Agency, will host the 14th Annual Mike Ditka-Jim Hart Celebrity Golf Invitational. ... Read More

Are Mike Ditka & Dan Hampton The Two Most Popular 1985-86 Bears?

The 1985-86 Chicago Bears are remembered as one of the greatest and most flamboyant NFL teams in history. Who can forget the ‘Super Bowl Shuffle’? It’s cast of characters included quarterback Jim McMahon, Richard Dent, ‘Refrigerator’ Perry and Hall of Famers Mike Ditka, Mike Singletary, Walter Payton and Dan Hampton.

Mike Ditka & Dan Hampton are two of PFP Sports & Celebrity Talent's  most popular  speakers.

PFP Sports & Celebrity Talent Agency books many of the ’85 Bears for speaking engagements, personal appearances and endorsements, but works most closely with Mike Ditka and Dan Hampton. ... Read More

NFL Player Careers Take Off After Retirement

In the past for many football players, once their playing careers ended, they no longer had a way to stay involved with the game. Sure, some would go onto coaching or front-office positions, but the majority would have to get a “real” job and start a new career.

With the explosion of the NFL’s popularity and the continued growth of cable tv, many players are starting to pursuit broadcasting careers. There have always been broadcasting opportunities for a small number of former players such as Don Meredith and Frank Gifford, but the number of opportunities today is what makes a second career in broadcasting a viable option. ... Read More