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Gale Sayers
Name : Gale Sayers
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Date of Birth : 1943-05-30
Place of Birth : Wichita, Kansas
Country Of Nationality : United States
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Brief Bio : Gale Eugene Sayers (b. May 30 1943, Wichita, Kansas), also known as "The Kansas Comet", was a professional football player in the National Football League who spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears.... - More...
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NFL Hall of Famer Draws a Big Crowd at Men's Health Day
13WHAM-TV - Gale Sayers, legendary Chicago Bears running back, was the keynote speaker at University of Rochester Medical Center's "Men's Health Day."

It was a full house today at the Hyatt Hotel downtown.

400 people, mostly men, came to learn more about their health and taking care of themselves.

Ron Kampff, of Webster, says, "believe it or not, I'm at that age that you need to start worrying about cholesterol and strokes and heart problems, and I just thought it would be interesting to learn a little bit about what it's like to get old I guess."

Most people, like Jim, came to learn.

"They bring to
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Posted 10/9/2010 05:10:02 PM | Permalink
Sayers keynote speaker at event
South Bend Tribune - GOSHEN — Gale Sayers will be the keynote speaker at Goshen Center for Cancer’s sixth annual True Celebration program at 2 p.m. May 16 at Sauder Hall Performing Arts Center on the Goshen College campus.

True Celebration is an annual event recognizing those who are facing their fight against cancer. Area cancer survivors and community member are invited to the free event.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m., and early arrival is recommended as seating will be limited. No tickets are required.

The Performing Arts Center is located on College Avenue and 12th St.
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Posted 4/20/2010 12:04:39 AM | Permalink
Gale Sayers Celebrates 30 Years In Hall Of Fame
Fox 28 - South Bend, IN, USA - Chicago Bears legend Gale Sayers is celebrating 30 years of being a hall of famer.

He was a record breaking halfback for Chicago from 1965-1971 before knee injuries sidelined his career early.

July 30th, 1977 Sayers became the youngest player inducted into the Hall, now he can reminisce on his remarkable career.

"It's very special to me because celebrating my 30th anniversary, that's something that not a lot of people get to do," Sayers said.

"I went in very very young, most people go in when they're 40, 50, 60 years old and don't even make their 30th anniversary."

When FOX 28 Sports Director Dean
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Posted 8/1/2007 09:08:16 AM | Permalink
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Brian Urlacher makes emotional Hall of Fame speech
Other Bears legends who are in the Hall of Fame include Walter Payton, George Halas, Mike Singletary, Dick Butkus, Gale Sayers and Mike Ditka. Babich was quick to point out Urlacher was always focusing on his teammates and not himself. "Brian never ...


What time are the New Orleans Saints playing tonight?
He joined Gale Sayers (1965) as the second rookie ever to score five rushing touchdowns, five receiving touchdowns, and a kickoff return touchdown. Kamara's 81 catches led all rookies and were the third most by a rookie back in NFL history. The Saints' ...

Memphis Flyer

Penny Hardaway: Hall of Famer?
Memphis Flyer
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame recently inducted their 2018 classes, Chipper Jones, Vlad Guerrero, Randy Moss, and Brian Urlacher, among others, joining their respective sport's pantheon of immortals. Which has me ...

Kansas football captains regret snubbing Baker Mayfield
Joe Dineen Jr.'s mother was a Kansas volleyball player in the 1980s. His brother is a fellow KU linebacker. Dineen's grandfather was a Jayhawk running back in the Gale Sayers days. Dineen's great-grandfather played basketball at Kansas under Phog Allen ...

Once home to 'I-back High,' Omaha is drying up as source of Husker stars
Gale Sayers and Johnny Rodgers. Dave Rimington and Larry Station. Ahman Green and Eric Crouch. Where are those guys? “Shoot, that's a great question,” Omaha Creighton Prep coach Tim Johnk said. “Everybody talks about that. I don't think I've ever ...

Press Herald

NFL notebook: Patterson finding his place with Patriots
Press Herald
Those numbers may not be eye-popping, but look at his return game – a 30.2-yard kickoff return average is second in league history to Gale Sayers (30.6). Along the way, he's returned five kickoffs for touchdowns, one of them a league-record 109-yarder ... Press

Rosario: Divine intervention scores a touchdown in this man's life and work Press
But former Chicago Bears running back and Hall of Famer Gale Sayers “was my man,” he said. “Young people today don't know who Gale Sayers is. For me, he's the best running back who ever played.” Though he was able to practice with the team, Morgan ...

Giants Wire

Giants-Browns preseason opener features NFL debuts for 3 of top 4 overall picks
Giants Wire
4 overall picks that year (and incredibly took Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers). Incidentally, the Giants had the first overall pick, taking Auburn fullback Tucker Frederickson. In 1982, the Baltimore Colts, who had the second and fourth picks that year ...

Boston Herald

Patriots WR Cordarrelle Patterson uses new offseason regimen in effort to find consistency
Boston Herald
He ranks second all-time in kickoff return average to Gale Sayers, and he's been highly effective on plays like jet-sweeps, wide receiver screens, and even traditional handoffs. He'll certainly impact the game in those areas. It's Patterson's ceiling ...
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