Ditka Part Owner of Chicago Rush
CHICAGO (AP) _ Former Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints head coach Mike Ditka has become a part owner of the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League.
``I am doing this for two reasons: I love Chicago and I love football,″ Ditka said Thursday.
Ditka, principal owner Fred Smith and managing partner Alan M. Levin will share responsibility in the day-to-day operation of the Rush.
The team’s home opener at Allstate Arena in suburban Rosemont is April 28 against the Carolina Cobras.