Sources: '85 Bears to White House

Updated: September 23, 2011, 11:59 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Twenty-six years after they dominated the NFL with a 15-1 season on the way to a victory in Super Bowl XX, the 1985 Chicago Bears will finally get a chance to be honored at the White House.

Though it has yet to be formally announced by the Bears or the White House, the ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 7, according to sources.

The original celebration was called off after the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger plunged the nation into a state of mourning two days after the Bears ...

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