Chicago Sun-Times
The scoop from Washington

Obama invites 1985 Bears to the White House

| No Comments

WASHINGTON--President Obama invited the 1985 Chicago Bears--the Superbowl XX champions--to the White House for an Oct 7 makeup visit that was scratched years ago, a White House official confirmed. Another advantage of having a Chicago president.

The 1985 Bears--Da Bears, Ditka and The Fridge--never got their White House championship honor because the space shuttle Challenger exploded two days before the Bears January, 1986 visit.

Leave a comment

Get the Sweet widget

More widgets


Lynn Sweet

Lynn Sweet is a columnist and the Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Stay in touch

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Lynn Sweet published on September 28, 2011 4:12 PM.

What Obama learned in 8th grade. Transcript was the previous entry in this blog.

President Obama official schedule and guidance, Sept. 29, 2011. Swing state TV is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.