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Sunday, November 18, 2012
ESPN: Mike Ditka released from hospital

By Kevin Seifert

DETROIT -- As we await kickoff here at Ford Field, I just want to pass along some great news: Former Chicago Bears coach and current ESPN analyst Mike Ditka has been released from the hospital. Ditka suffered a minor stroke Friday and is not appearing in his usual Sunday morning role on the network. We'll, of course, keep you updated on Ditka's condition whenever we receive updates.