Cubs' Kris Bryant says the cap he wore during a 5-for-5, three HR, two-double game on Monday is heading to the Hall of Fame.
While Chicago has had succesful teams over the years, there's a mystique that still surrounds the '85 Bears defense.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who played for Buddy Ryan with the Bears, gives a lot of credit for his success to his former defensive coordinator.
Jim Kelly recalled playing against a Buddy Ryan defense and said that "you knew that you were in for a battle" when you faced him.
Rex Ryan's confidence and swagger was a trait he shared with father Buddy Ryan, who died Tuesday at age 85.
Kris Bryant joins exclusive list
Bryant became the fifth player in the modern era to go 5-for-5 with five extra-base hits in a game on Monday.
The 1996 Heisman Trophy recipient made his Nissan Heisman House debut alongside a few fellow winners.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
No. 29-ranked senior Jeremiah Tilmon tells ESPN he is down to five: Illinois, Michigan State, North Carolina, Texas and Kansas.
Two to rep Cubs at Futures Game
Outfielder Eloy Jimenez and 3B Jeimer Candelario will play for the World team at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The duo ranked ninth and 10th, respectively, among Keith Law's top Cubs prospects this offseason.
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
Cubs reliever Justin Grimm said the bullpen wasn't going crazy as Kris Bryant's 5th hit and third home run sailed over their heads on Monday night against the Reds. He recalls: "We just looked at each other like 'you gotta be kidding me.'"
Fulmer to rep White Sox at Futures Game
Right-hander Carson Fulmer will play for the United States team at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The 22-year-old ranked second among Keith Law's top White Sox prospects this offseason.
A poignant moment in the 30 for 30 movie about the 1985 Bears came when Buddy Ryan's former players read a letter from him. Ryan died Tuesday.
From his sideline fight with another coach to his attitude toward rookies, Ryan's players knew he had their best interests at heart.
Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo joins David Kaplan and Mark Lazerus. He discusses Kris Bryant's historic game, traveling with the team and the All Star Game.
Duke's program has turned a corner under coach David Cutcliffe, and will be trying to create early momentum when it travels to Northwestern.
Part of what endeared Buddy Ryan to fans during his career was his way with words and disregard for how those words would be received by outsiders.
Another record for Jake Arrieta
Although he struggled on Monday, Arrieta became the first pitcher in Cubs history to win his first eight road starts in a season, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.
Buddy Ryan was the mastermind behind the Chicago Bears' dominant defense in 1985. Here's where they rank in NFL history.
Former head coach of the Bears, Mike Ditka, joins Carmen and Ben Finfer. He discusses the passing of Buddy Ryan, winning a Super Bowl with him, and resolving their differences.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Arizona baseball coach Jay Johnson said he didn't think his Monday night could get any better -- until he heard that Kris Bryant homered three times. Johnson helped recruit Bryant to the University of San Diego and worked as his hitting coach at the school before Bryant won the 2013 Dick Howser Award. Johnson's Wildcats beat Coastal Carolina 3-0 Monday in Game 1 of the College World Series finals and play for the national title tonight at 8 ET on ESPN.