Obama invites 1985 Chicago Bears to White House on October 7th Reviewed by Momizat on . WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is showing some love for his hometown Chicago Bears. A White House official says the president is inviting members of the Be WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is showing some love for his hometown Chicago Bears. A White House official says the president is inviting members of the Be Rating:
You Are Here: Home » BEARS » Obama invites 1985 Chicago Bears to White House on October 7th

Obama invites 1985 Chicago Bears to White House on October 7th

Obama invites 1985 Chicago Bears to White House on October 7th

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is showing some love for his hometown Chicago Bears.

A White House official says the president is inviting members of the Bears 1985 Super Bowl championship team to the White House on Oct. 7.

Super Bowl champions are traditionally honored with a visit to the White House. But plans for the 1985 Bears to come to Washington were scrapped when the space shuttle Challenger exploded just days after their victory in January 1986.

Obama is an ardent fan of his hometown team. He somewhat begrudgingly hosted the Bears’ rival, the Green Bay Packers, at the White House this year after their Super Bowl win.

The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the event has not officially been announced.

Source: Associated Press 

While we have your attention, please take a minute and swing by our Message Boards to discuss Chicago Sports with many other fans. http://chicitysports.com/forum 

About The Author

Keegan Rush

Been following Chicago sports for many years. I have ties to Rockford, Illinois however have since been displaced in North Carolina far from Illinois. I am still an avid fan despite the geographical complications in following my teams. I am known as the internet’s #1 Rex Grossman connoisseur

Number of Entries : 744

Comments (1)

Leave a Comment

Scroll to top