Monday, July 12, 2004

Grassroots movement for Ditka

When I first mentioned the possibility of Mike Ditka running for a US Senate seat in Illinois, I didn't think it was much more than a wild but amusing rumor. However, it appears that CoachDitka is actually giving a Senate run some serious thought. PTI was talking about this again today. So was the Illinois press. There is also a grassroots movement underway that appears to be having some success in recruiting the former Bears' coach. The movement is spearheaded by Rick Greenway who runs the website quotes Iron Mike as saying, "I'm getting excited about it. I'm just thinking about it."