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Monday Night Nightmares

The first time the Chicago Bears appeared on Monday Night Football was against the Detroit Lions at old Tiger Stadium in 1970. It was the third game in the history of what would become a sports television phenomenon – football on a weeknight during primetime.  For me, a young Chicago sports fan, I was thrilled to see the Bears in a nationally televised prime-time game. The previous season, my second as a fa ...

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