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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 30, 2014
By United Press International

NFL great Gale Sayers denies he has sued NFL over concussions

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears great Gale Sayers Saturday denied he willingly lent his name to a suit against the NFL over concussions suffered during his Hall of Fame career.

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NFL hall members to flock to Canton

CANTON, Ohio, July 17 (UPI) -- Nearly 70 NFL Hall of Fame members have committed to attend this year's induction ceremony on Aug. 2 at Canton, Ohio.

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Today is Tuesday, May 30, the 150th day of 2006 with 215 to follow.
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Urlacher gets long-term deal from Bears

CHICAGO, June 4 (UPI) -- Brian Urlacher, who has been hailed as the Chicago Bears' next greatest linebacker, Wednesday signed a long-term contract with the team.

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LeBron James reinstated

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- LeBron James, considered the best high school basketball player in the nation, will not have to sit out the balance of his senior campaign after all.
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Gale Sayers
NFL Hall of Famer Gale Sayers testifies about the NFL retirement and disability program before the Senate Committee on Commerce Science and Transportation on Capitol Hill in Washington on September 18, 2007. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Gale Eugene Sayers (born May 30, 1943) also known as "The Kansas Comet", is a former professional football player in the National Football League who spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears.

Sayers is a member of both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame. His friendship with fellow Chicago Bear Brian Piccolo was the basis for the 1971 movie Brian's Song. He is a successful entrepreneur in the information technology field and an active philanthropist.

Born in Wichita, Kansas and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Sayers graduated from Omaha Central High School (where he set a state long jump record of 24'11 3/4"); he was a two-time All-American football player at the University of Kansas. During his Jayhawk career, he rushed for 2,675 yards and gained 3,917 all-purpose yards. In 1963, he set an NCAA Division I record with a 99-yard run against Nebraska. In his senior year, he led the Jayhawks to a 15-14 upset victory over Oklahoma with a 96-yard kickoff return. Sayers is considered by many to have been the greatest open field runner in college football history.While being interviewed by Len Kaspar and Bob Brenley during a broadcast of a Chicago Cubs Baseball game on Sept. 8th, 2010. Sayers said he had originally intended to go to the University of Iowa. Sayers said that he decided against going to Iowa after the Iowa head coach, Jerry Burns, did not have time to meet Sayers during his on campus visit.

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